In the Community

DWA Data is Best When Presented

The DWA team works hard to improve the availability of labour market information by getting out and presenting to groups throughout the Region.   As Executive Director Heather McMillan often says, “We are all about the share!”

How Volunteering Boosts Your Career

For National Volunteer Week, the DWA is exploring the transformative power of volunteering and how it shapes people into well-rounded professionals.  Volunteering isn’t just about doing good deeds.  It can be a strategic step towards enhancing your skill set and developing connections that support your personal and professional growth.

DWA Launches Project Funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation

OTF Supporting Our Community with $89,500 Total Investment in Local Not-for-Profits  Local MPP Jennifer French joined staff from the Literacy Network of Durham Region (LiNDR) …

2022 DWA Industry Tour for Educators

In late November more than 40 educators from the Durham District School Board (DDSB) boarded a big yellow school bus to embark on the 2022 …

Community Event – Twisted System: Harsh Truths for Hiring Today

It’s no secret that employers across sectors and throughout Durham Region are increasingly looking to new Canadians and those with international experience to meet their …

Do It In Durham Entrepreneurship Week 2021

Do It In Durham Entrepreneurship Week is a collaboration of Durham’s business support, educational and networking organizations who have come together to encourage and support …

Small Business Month 2021

During the month of October Canadians from coast to coast to coast recognize and celebrate the significant contributions of entrepreneurs and small businesses to their …

Student Spotlight – Connor

My time as a summer student with the DWA has been a great opportunity to further develop my research skills with a community centered focus. …

Student Spotlight – Brendan

I started working for the Durham Workforce Authority as a student in the summer of 2020. Having recently graduated from university with an undergraduate in …

Student Spotlight – Katrina

The day in the life of a DWA summer research assistant consists of starting your day with a very big cup of coffee and sitting …