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Sector Spotlight: Health & Biosciences

The Durham Region health and biosciences sector encompasses a variety of businesses, including medical research, development of pharmaceuticals, digital health, precision medicine, development and manufacturing…

Sector Spotlight: Agri-Business

The agriculture and agri-food sectors are defined as a distinct group of farms and companies that grow, harvest, process and distribute food, beverages and bio…

November 2020 Durham Labour Force Report

The Durham Workforce Authority has released the November 2020 edition of the Durham Labour Force Report.  This report provides accurate, timely, and easy to understand…

DDSB Internship Experience

The DWA has been very happy to partner with the Durham District School Board (DDSB) for an unpaid internship for one of their DDSB Adult…

Digital Support for Local Businesses

Starting or running a business is an incredible undertaking as you try to manage your time, money, and other resources to create and maintain a…

October 2020 Labour Force Survey Report

The Durham Workforce Authority is releasing the October 2020 edition of the Durham Labour Force Report.  This report provides accurate, timely, and easy to understand…

Do It In Durham Entrepreneurship Week 2020

Now in its 8th year, ‘Do It In Durham’ hosted by the Business Advisory Centre of Durham, (BACD) is Durham Region’s opportunity to learn about,…

September 2020 Durham Labour Force Survey Report

The September 2020 report presents some encouraging numbers, including a decrease of 300 individuals not participating in the labour force, an increase of 700 individuals in the total labour force and an increase of 4,600 employed residents.

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Behind the Numbers – Skilled Trades Deficits in Durham Region

Labour Shortages Labour shortages refer to a lack of candidates for a specific job in a specific labour market. In other words, a labour shortage…

Life After COVID – Your Road to Recovery

Life After COVID is a new reference and referral website created by the DWA. It provides a comprehensive directory of resources available to the Durham…