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Community partnerships are the mainstay of NSWPB and together with our stakeholders, we are working to improve the quality of life for all in our region. On any given day, the Board can be found participating in diverse partnership activities involving literacy, regional economic development, apprenticeship, workplace preparation programs, youth out migration and skills development for women.

In this section, you will find links to final reports and other products development by NSWPB over the past several years.

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  • Workforce Well-Being in the North Superior Region – February 2024 ENGLISH | FRENCH
  • Local Labour Market Plan: Unlocking the Potential of North Superior’s Workforce ENGLISH | FRENCH
  • Local Labour Market Plan: Data Annex ENGLISH | FRENCH
  • Technology And The Skilled Trades Animation Video ENGLISH | FRENCH
  • Assessing Labour Market Shortages In The City of Thunder Bay ENGLISH | FRENCH
  • Human Capital Series – Thunder Bay District ENGLISH | FRENCH
  • The Economic Impact Of Automation On Northern Ontario’s Economy ENGLISH | FRENCH
  • Forestry Sector Timeline Report ENGLISH | FRENCH

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