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Durham’s diversity champion program celebrates inclusion

The DWA, a founding member of the Local Diversity and Immigration Partnership Council, has been embracing the principles of diversity for a decade. The Region of Durham recognized the DWA as one of region’s diversity champions.

Heather McMillan accepted into the Metcalf Foundation

DURHAM — As the executive director of the Durham Workforce Authority, Heather McMillan works daily at advancing sector-based workforce development policy, services and training. In …

DWA launches its 2016 Durham Under 30 Survey

  In response to a steepening youth unemployment rate in the Oshawa Oshawa Census Metropolitan Area (CMA), the Durham Workforce Authority is launching its Durham …

Data shows the value of a university education in the workplace

A recent report was released from The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations highlighting the importance of a university education. In data released from Statistics …

Survey reveals disagreement between colleges and employers on workforce ready graduates

In an article posted within the College section of the Huffington Post, a recent polled revealed that only 11 percent of business leaders strongly agree …

DWA’s Youth Survey will help get youth back to work

In today’s economy things are tough so job seekers need an edge to gain a foothold in the marketplace. The Durham Workforce Authority (DWA) wants …

Construction trades helpers and labourers

Durham Region Construction Sector

In 2012, the Durham Workforce Authority (DWA) in partnership with tradeability.ca through Millier Dickinson Blais delivered Labour Market Development Strategies for Durham’s Construction Sector. This …