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.
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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.
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 here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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