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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 …

North Durham Community Survey to help measure community needs and skills gaps

A community survey launched by the Durham Workforce Authority (DWA) will help shed light on community services needs and skills gaps in north Durham Region. …

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 …

Start-up companies can apply now for Ignite 2016 competition

It’s time to register for Ignite 2016, the fourth annual startup competition in Durham Region hosted by Spark Centre. Open to new technology, innovative and …

Apprenticeship: Your future starts today!

The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) is designed to give youth (16 and over, with at least 16 high school credits) the opportunity to learn …

Live 2 Lead

At the Deer Creek Golf & Country Club on November 4, 2015 between 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. the Live 2 Lead event will take …

Skills and Post-Secondary Education Summit: Towards a Skills and PSE Strategy for Canada

Durham Workforce Authority is pleased to partner with The Conference Board of Canada and CAREERS: The Next Generation to bring you the Skills and Post-Secondary Education …

Leveraging Labour Market Information for Small Business

Using all the available free community assets is key to managing and growing a successful small business.  Learning about local labour market information and how …

DWA Executive Director Nominated for Connect Woman Award

Durham Region – The Durham Workforce Authority is proud to announce that our Executive Director, Heather McMillan has been named as one of four finalists …