The Local Board program develops and improves resources at the local level to respond to labour force related issues.
Accurate, timely, and relevant information is necessary for evidence-based analysis and community planning. The Local Board is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating information on the size of the labour force, migration patterns, business counts, enrolment in Employment Ontario programs, and more.
Understanding and anticipating the skills gaps, employment opportunities, and training needs will allow local institutions to build responsive education and training programming that will get people into the workforce. The Local Board engages with employers, labour, community leaders, education and training providers, and employment service providers to strengthen linkages among employment services.
We are collecting data to better understand who is looking for work and what kind of opportunities jobseekers are searching for. This data is completely anonymous and non-personally identifiable.