In the Community

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…

2020 LiNDR Annual General Meeting

The Durham Workforce Authority (DWA) is a proud member of the Literacy Network of Durham Region (LiNDR). The Literacy Network of Durham Region was incorporated as…

2020 APBOT Mayors’ Breakfast

The Ajax-Pickering Board of Trade (APBOT) is currently operating in its 65th year, over the past three months APBOT has hosted over 25 virtual networking…

DWA Nominated for Business Excellence Award

The 2019 Ajax-Pickering Board of Trade Business Excellence Awards nominees are out, and the Durham Workforce Authority is proud to have been nominated for the…

Durham Workforce Authority to Host First Data Walk Event

On Thursday March 28th 2019 the Durham Workforce Authority (DWA) will be hosting their first Data Walk, at the Tribute Community Centre in Oshawa. A…

Heather McMillan Fellowship

DWA executive director Heather McMillan completes fellowship

DWA executive director Heather McMillan proudly displays her fellowship certificate with colleague Philip Johnson. After a year of hard work at the Metcalfe Foundation’s Toronto…

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…