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NWPB supports Niagara’s job seekers and employed individuals with up to date tools and data aggregation, as well as annual reports and insights. It is our hope that these resources will help identify opportunities and support long-term career planning. On this page, you will find links to our annual labour market report, real-time job mapping tools, employer surveys, and in-demand skilled trades report.


Employment Prospects Series

NWPB recognizes that access to information on job prospects plays an important role in helping employment service providers narrow down fields of interest for their clients. We provide the Employment Prospects Series reports to help our community partners in employment services find meaningful and gainful employment for their clients, and to help jobseekers refine their searches and target their training to the industries that match their interests. Click here to view our latest data.


Annual Labour Market Report

NWPB’s annual labour market report provides insights on the employment trends and local job demand. This is an invaluable tool for the first time job seeker, or someone looking to make a change in their career.

We released a special mid-year update on June 15, 2020 to capture the state of local employment in 2019, and show how the COVID-19 pandemic had an impact on local employment. View our latest report by clicking here.

You can also access archived copies of reports from previous years through this link.


Live Job Map

Our job mapping tool is a one-stop-shop that provides real-time updates on job opportunities within the Niagara region. We collect data from multiple job boards, allowing individuals a single place to search for employment opportunities. Our job map also has connections to child care providers, bus routes, employment service providers, newcomer settlement organizations, and so much more. Click here to start your search.


Employer One Survey

The Employer One survey helps job seekers understand what local employers are looking for in their new hires. What are the interpersonal skills that will make a person stand out in an interview? What are the emerging technical skills that employers value? Click here to view the latest report.

For more information, click here to view our archive of all previous reports.


In Demand Skilled Trades

In fall of 2019, NWPB met with more than one hundred Niagara employers to identify the most in-demand skilled trades. Though COVID-19 has changed the local employment landscape, the findings of this report will prove a valuable first step in career planning for individuals looking to enter the skilled trades. Click here to download the in demand skilled trades report.

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