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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.


Sector-Specific Job Demand

NWPB recognizes that access to information on local job demand is important for numerous community organizations including service providers, job seekers, educators, and those involved in future-focused planning. This project serves our community partners by highlighting local jobs and skills that are in-demand for Niagara’s key sectors. 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 recently released our 2020 Labour Market Report, analyzing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on local employment. View the 2020 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.


Ongoing Tourism Employment and Gender-driven Employment Research

Our work on supporting Niagara through the COVID-19 pandemic has identified particular areas of concern for the region:

1) Women’s employment in the local labour force
2) Employment in the local tourism industry’s

To ensure decision makers and community collaborators have current data on these areas, NWPB is producing a monthly dashboard that captures gender-focused employment data and tourism-focused employment data. The dashboard can be accessed through this link.

The first of our quarterly reports on this topic takes a deep dive into recent tourism-focused job demand. Click here to access that report.


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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