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Niagara Workforce Planning Board (NWPB) is one of 26 regional planning boards in Ontario making up the Local Boards Network, and one of 9 boards making up Workforce Planning West.

NWPB is Niagara’s trusted community partner, providing data and insight in support of a diverse and talented workforce that contributes to a prosperous community. Our work prepares the Niagara community for the workforce challenges and opportunities of today and the future.

Our Vision

A diverse and talented regional workforce contributing to a prosperous community.

Our Mission

We support our local community organizations by:

  • Bringing objective, accurate, and future-focused workforce research to enhance planning and decision making;
  • Working in partnership across Niagara to address workforce development challenges and find solutions.

Our Values

  • We Listen
    Empathy is a central component of our work. Our research is first and foremost about serving the needs of others.
  • We are collaborative
    We believe in connecting people and ideas towards the collective good of everyone in the region.
  • We do the right thing
    All of our work is conducted with honesty and transparency.
  • We are community focused
    We’ve built strong relationships with organizations throughout the region, and we are committed to serving as a good partner within our community.
  • We are inclusive
    NWPB is dedicated to fostering a workforce that centralizes diversity and fairness.
  • We are future aware
    Creativity and open-mindedness are key to maintaining our ability, and Niagara’s ability, to adapt to anything the future may hold.

Our People

Learn more about the people who comprise our team:

Board of Directors

Our Staff

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