Research and Reports

Community partnerships are the mainstay of our Planning Board 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 such as 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 the LEPC over the past several years.

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Community Videos: Unique Workforce NeedsMarch, 2014 Addendum - Custom Labour Market Report - Thunder Bay District Mining IndustryThis addendum came out of the Northern Colleges & Planning Boards partnership. It is an addition to the February 2012 report. Custom Labour Market Report - Thunder Bay District Mining IndustryMarch 2012 Economic And Labour Market Guidance: Thunder Bay CMAMarch 2012 Mission Employability VI: MiningMarch 2012 Northern Colleges & Planning Boards GroupMarch 2012 - March 2013 Northern Community Capacity CommitteeSummary of proceedings from committee Older And Experienced Worker Forum - Employment Ontario Programs Expo Final Report Thunder Bay Immigration Forum: Filling The GapsNovember 10, 2009 Thunder Bay Immigration Forum: Moving Forward TogetherNovember 20112014-2015 EmployerOne Survey Results(March 2015)2015 - 2017 Local Labour Market Market Plan2015 EmployerOne Survey Results2016 Update - Local Labour Market Plan A Kit For Older Workers(January 2009) A Policy Institute For Northwestern Ontario(Fall 2008) Aboriginal Housing And Training(2008)Aboriginal Trades & Employment Symposium - Final ReportSeptember 18 & 20, 2012Aboriginal Workforce Resource ConferenceFinal Report detailing the proceedings from this November 2011 event Aboriginal Employment Training And Education Resource Manual Aboriginal Guidebook4Addressing Disparity In Employment Rates For Indigenous People In Remote Communities Adjustment Action Summit 2006 Proceedings & Summary Of Evaluations Report Adjustment Guidebook(2008) Adjustment Action Summit October 18 2006 Proceedings And Summary Of EvaluationsApprenticeship Consortium Implementation Strategy Guide For The Thunder Bay District Apprenticeship Forum2Assessing Labour Market Shortages In The City Of Thunder BayBaakaakonaanan Ishkwaandemonan (Opening Doors For You) - Building Solutions Through Community VoicesBegin Your Journey Here (Regional Youth In Mining)(February18-19, 2014)Bilingual Employment Gaps In Northwestern OntarioBlueprint For The Future Final Report Blueprint for the Future Final Report Final Report released by the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation. NSWPB hosted a "Trendy Jobs" Workshop during this conference in February 2010.Building A Labour Supply Knowledge Network(March 2016)Building A Superior Workforce: 2009-2012 Labour Market Action PlanChanging The Dialogue: Indigenous Cultural Awareness Training, Final Report Check Up - A Guide To Health Care Careers In Northwestern Ontario(2009)Community Labour Market Reports Community Needs Assessment And Planning ProjectConstruction Labour Market Outlook For Northwestern OntarioDr Rick Miner - Preparing Our Future Employees Today For The Jobs Of Tomorrow Emerging Opportunities In The Knowledge Economy – NWO Policy Research Institute ReportEmployerOne Consultations ReportEmployerOne Survey Results - ReportEmployerOne Survey Results- InfographicEstimating Community Labour Market Indicators Between CensusesGraduate Retention And The Economy Of Northwestern OntarioGuide To Developing Indigenous Inclusion Policies Health Care Career Opportunities In Northwestern OntarioHealth Human Resources Study: Forecasting Needs In Northwestern Ontario 2013-2025Executive Summary & ConclusionHealth Human Resources Study: Forecasting Needs In Northwestern Ontario 2013-2025Technical AppendixHealth Human Resources Study: Forecasting Needs In Northwestern Ontario 2013-2025Main Report Health Care Career Opportunities In NwoHuman Capital Series - Thunder Bay DistrictHuman Capital Series - Thunder Bay District Impact Of Closures And Layoffs In The District Of Thunder Bay - (June 2006) Impact Of Closures And Layoffs In The District Of Thunder Bay - (June 2006) Impact Of Closures And Layoffs-june 06It`s What You Know (and Where You Can Go) - Human Capital And Agglomeration Effects On Demographic Trends In Northern Ontario (March 2015) Learning To Build Communities Exploring Opportunities For Aboriginal Training And HousingMaximizing Apprenticeship Opportunities(March 2015)Mining Sector Employment Timeline Final ReportMining Sector Employment Timeline Instructions Mission Employability III - Health Care Opportunities (April-Sept 2007)Mission Employability IV: Medical ResearchMission Employability V: Skilled Trades(November 2010) Mission Employability Executive Summary Nipigon Community Consultation September 15 2006 Report Northern Ontario Women's Economic Development Conference (April 29-30, 2008) Northern Ontario Wlf Summary Of Workshops Now Project With Paro3Occupational Time Continuum In Mining(March 28-2014)Older Worker Kit For Employees(Updated 2010)Older Worker Kit For Employers(Updated 2010) Older Worker Resource Kit For Employers(January 2009)On The Road To Building A Superior Workforce, 2018-2019 Community Labour Market PlanOpen To Growth; Exploring Dependence And The DDR In Northwestern Ontario Passport To Prosperity Phasev3Regional Career Fair 2011 Final ReportRegional Human Resources Strategy Developmental Evaluation Final Report(March 2016)Service Coordination In Employment And Mental Health Service NetworksSettling Down In The Northwest - Stability And Opportunity In The Northwestern Ontario Labour Market(March 2015) Skills Work For Women Networking Evening3Social Network Analysis As A Tool For Understanding The Workforce(March 2016) Strategies For Developing A Broadly Based Regional Knowledge Economy In Northwestern Ontario (2006) Strategies For Developing A Broadly Based Regional Knowledge EconomyTechnology And The Skilled Trades Animation VideoThe Economic Impact Of Automation On Northern Ontario’s EconomyThe Emergence Of The Regional Human Resources Strategy(March 2015)The Workforce Multiplier Effect Of Local Farms And Food Processors In Northwestern OntarioThink Globally, Act Locally - Reading The Future: Thunder Bay District & Future Backwards Exercise FindingsThunder Bay Immigration Forum: Strengthening The Foundation Thunder Bay Workers' ForumTransitioning Thunder Bay To A Knowledge EconomyVideo For Industry Partners Womens Leadership Forum 20056 Workforce Development Forum Taking Action 2004 Report Workforce Development Forum3 Youth Conference 2004 Report Youth Conference 20044 Youth Week Experience Strength Hope2

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