Job Seekers

The LEPC is working with community service providers, employers, businesses and industry in the district of Thunder Bay to identify the jobs and careers that are in demand, and the skills required for job seekers to succeed in the workplace. In addition, the LEPC/CLPE is working with Employment Ontario and Non-Employment Ontario to identify areas where services can be integrated or coordinated to eliminate gaps and increase efficiency.

Find A Job In Northwestern Ontario

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If you're looking for a new career opportunity, Northwestern Ontario has hundreds of employment opportunities in a wide range of thriving sectors and industries. Our region is home to 32 municipalities and 88 Indigenous communities including the City of Thunder Bay, Kenora, and Rainy River.

Here's how it works

1. Our Job Search Engine collects job postings from many online sources
2. Job Seekers select a preferred job region in Northwestern Ontario
3. Job Seekers enters the job information in the search tool
4. Best matched job listings are provided instantly

Job Search Engine

LMI Labour Demand

The LEPC/CLPE has worked with community partners to examine job demand in areas such as; mining, health care, apprenticeship and construction. Reports are available on the North Superior Workforce Planning Board Website.

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Apprenticeship Information

Looking for a challenging and rewarding career in Northwestern Ontario? Apprenticeship is a promising pathway to a good job and skills that will last a lifetime. The NSWPB Apprenticeship Hub provides information for aspiring and registered apprentices in our region.

Check out the resources below to learn more about apprenticeship, find employers and training, available grants and loans, and more.

Employment Ontario (EO) and Non-EO Service Providers

There are a numerous employment and training service providers in the district of Thunder Bay to assist you in developing a plan of action to achieve your career goals. Employment counsellors can work with you to develop resumes, access job placements, funding for training and career development.


There are numerous agencies in the district of Thunder Bay that can work with you to develop the reading, writing, math and computer skills necessary to improve your employability.

Many of the services are free or have low fees and offer flexibility to meet your needs.

Education & Training

Looking to build your career through additional credentials? There are several educational services and institutes in the district of Thunder Bay to assist you in obtaining the certification, diplomas or degree that you require to reach your career goals.

Employment Ontario Website

Visit the Employment Ontario website to find information regarding services available for job seekers through the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development. The site offers several options for accessing information including a live chat.

Employment Ontario Website

Job Seeker Resources

YES Employment Services
YES can help you find employers who are looking for apprentices, locate training programs, provide resume and interview support, and more.
Metis Nation Of Ontario
Metis Nation offers supports for employment and training, including a number of bursaries and grants specifically for apprentices.
Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre
The Indian Friendship Centre provides a wide variety of programs for Aboriginal people living in Thunder Bay, including support looking for work or upgrading your skills through education and training.
KIIKENOMAGA KIKENJIGEWEN Employment & Training Services (KKETS)
KKETS provides employment and training services to Matawa First Nations communities.
Shooniya Wa-Biitong
Shooniya Wa-Biitong serves the Treaty #3 area with employment and training services and other supports.
Anishinabek Employment And Training Services (AETS)
AETS deliver employment and training services to 9 northwestern Ontario First Nations.
Ontario Native Women's Association
The Ontario Native Women's Association (ONWA) provides employment and training supports, along with many other services, to women of Aboriginal, Métis, and Inuit descent living off reserve throughout Ontario.
MTW Employment Services (Greenstone)
MTW provides employment assistance to residents of the Municipality of Greenstone, including help with job searches and connections to grants and other funding.
Northwest Employment Works
NEW can help you find employers who are looking for apprentices, locate training programs, provide resume and interview support, and more.
Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program
OYAP allows high school students to get a head start on apprenticeship. Find out how to get involved!
Confederation College Apprenticeship Training
Find apprenticeship training programs offered throughout the region through Confederation College.
Locate Your MTCU Office
ooking for training programs in your region? Your local Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) office can help. Find your local office here.
Aboriginal Apprenticeship Board Of Ontario
AABO is dedicated to increasing the number of Aboriginal people working in the trades in Ontario. If you are an Aboriginal job-seeker, AABO can help connect you with employment and training supports.
Support For Apprentices
This Government of Canada website includes a wide variety of information on supports for apprentices, particularly for Red Seal trades.
Dollars & Sense Guide
Check out the grants, tax benefits, and loans available to apprentices with the NSWPB's handy guide.
Earn While You Learn
How does apprenticeship work? What careers are available? Visit to find out!
This website, created by the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum, provides answers to basic questions: Why a career in the trades? How do I get started?

This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario.

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