The role of Workforce Planning Boards is to engage communities and community partners in local labour market development. By conducting and analyzing local labour market research, trends and planning processes, we work to develop community partnerships to find solutions to local issues.
NTAB functions as a neutral broker of research, disseminator of information and facilitator of collaborative partnership development.
We provide labour market information and research on the regional workforce.
To achieve our objectives, NTAB undertakes the following activities: A series of activities led by each local board in their area that includes the production of Census profiles, research of local labour market information, consultation with community partners and stakeholders to discuss and prioritize issues, trends, opportunities and priorities, development of a community partners’ action plan to foster the development and implementation of local solutions to local issues and the production of the Local Labour Market Plan.
Labour force trends identified for our region for 2016:
- Transitioning Workforce in a Changing Economy
- Out-Migration of Key Demographics
- Evolving Education Requirements
- Supporting Entrepreneurs
- Integrating the Marginalized Workforce