The key activities of our mandate are to:

  • students in trainingwork to improve the availability of labour market information;
  • establish a planning framework for training and adjustment programs and services;
  • provide analysis, advice and recommendations regarding these programs and services;
  • encourage and promote the value of life-long learning;
  • promote equity in and access to local training and adjustment programs;

Our Vision and Mission Statement


The Durham Workforce Authority will be the acknowledged provider of local workforce information and champion of workforce development initiatives unique to Durham Region.


  • To produce and offer comprehensive Labour Market Information to our stakeholders.
  • To facilitate workforce solutions by engaging community partners and employers.
  • To encourage development and maintenance of a sustainable and dynamic workforce