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Durham Workforce Authority awarded Ontario Trillium Foundation Seed Grant

Funds to research social and economic problems faced in south Oshawa OSHAWA — The Ontario Trillium Foundation has awarded The Durham Workforce Authority (DWA) a Seed Grant of $62,000 over 8 months to develop a grassroots collective impact approach to community and economic planning in the Lakeview Neighbourhood of south… Read More

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.

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. The north Durham community survey, found at www. durhamwa.ca, asks questions related to demographics, education, labour force status, the use of community services and programs,… Read More

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 invention-based companies, the Ignite competition begins with a “pitch school” for all participants, and culminates in the celebration of two start-ups named as competition winners,… Read More