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Unemployment News Release May 2024

May Unemployment Rate Decreases to 3.0%

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MAY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DECREASES TO 3.0%   Walkerton, ON (June 7, 2024) – In May, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region continued to decrease by 0.5 percentage…
April Unemployment

April Unemployment Rate Decreases to 3.5%

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APRIL UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DECREASES TO 3.5% Walkerton, ON (May 10, 2024) – In April, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region decreased by 0.6 percentage points to 3.5%.…
March 2024 Unemployment rate decreased to 4.1%

March Unemployment Rate decreases to 4.1%

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MARCH UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DECREASES TO 4.1%   Walkerton, ON (April 5, 2024) – In March, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region decreased by 0.4 percentage points to…
Unemployment News Release feb 2024

February Unemployment Rate Decreases to 4.5%

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FEBRUARY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DECREASES TO 4.5%   Walkerton, ON (March 8, 2024) – In February, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region decreased by 0.3 percentage points to…
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Four County Labour Market Planning Board Releases the 2024 Local Labour Market Plan

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Four County Labour Market Planning Board Releases the 2024 Local Labour Market Plan Walkerton, ON (February 23, 2024) – The Four County Labour Marketing Planning Board (FCLMPB) has released the…
revised Unemployment News Release Jan 2024

January Unemployment Rate Increases to 4.8%

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JANUARY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE INCREASES TO 4.8%   Walkerton, ON (February 9, 2024) – In January, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region increased by 0.4 percentage points to…
Unemployment News Release DEC 2023

December Unemployment Rate Increases to 4.4%

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DECEMBER UNEMPLOYMENT RATE INCREASES TO 4.4%   Walkerton, ON (January 5, 2024) – In December, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region increased by 0.7 percentage points to…
Unemployment News Release NOV 2023

November Unemployment Rate Increases to 3.7%

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NOVEMBER UNEMPLOYMENT RATE INCREASES TO 3.7%   Walkerton, ON (December 1, 2023) – In November, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region increased slightly by 0.1 percentage points…
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October Unemployment Rate Decreases to 3.6%

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OCTOBER UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DECREASES TO 3.6%   Walkerton, ON (November 3, 2023) – In October, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region decreased by 0.6 percentage points to…
Unemployment News Release Sept 2023

September Unemployment Rate Decreases to 4.2%

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SEPTEMBER UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DECREASES TO 4.2%   Walkerton, ON (October 6, 2023) – In September, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region decreased by 0.3 percentage points to…
Unemployment News Release August 2023

August Unemployment Rate Increases to 4.5%

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AUGUST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE INCREASES TO 4.5%   Walkerton, ON (September 8, 2023) – In August, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region increased by 0.2 percentage points to…
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The 2023 Employee Survey has Launched

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THE 2023 EMPLOYEE SURVEY HAS LAUNCHED! Walkerton, ON (September 1, 2023) – The 2023 Employee Survey has Launched! The Four County Labour Market Planning Board and Advisory Partners have launched…
News Release Aug 2023

July Unemployment Rate Decreases to 4.3%

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JULY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DECREASES TO 4.3%   Walkerton, ON (August 4, 2023) – In July, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region decreased by 0.2 percentage points to…
Unemployment News Release June 2023

June Unemployment Rate Decreases to 4.5%

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JUNE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DECREASES TO 4.5%   Walkerton, ON (July 7, 2023) – In June, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region decreased by 1.4 percentage points to…
AGM Notice 2023 DRAFT

2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM) & Annual Report

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Annual General Meeting (AGM) & Annual Report Four County Labour Market Planning Board 2023 Annual General Meeting Date:         Tuesday, September 19th Time:         5:00 pm…
News Release JUN 2023

May Unemployment Rate Returns to 5.9%

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MAY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE RETURNS TO 5.9%   Walkerton, ON (June 9, 2023) – In May, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region decreases slightly by 0.1 percentage points…
News Release May 2023

April Unemployment Rate Increases to 6.0%

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APRIL UNEMPLOYMENT RATE INCREASES TO 6.0%   Walkerton, ON (May 5, 2023) – In April, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region increased slightly by 0.1 percentage points…
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Four County Planning Board sees Staff Changes

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News Release  FOUR COUNTY PLANNING BOARD SEES STAFF CHANGES Walkerton, ON (April 24, 2023) – The Four County Labour Marketing Planning Board (FCLMPB) is pleased to announce Dana Soucie has…
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2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM)

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November Unemployment

November Unemployment Rate Increases to 2.7%

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Walkerton, ON (December 2, 2022) – In November, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region increased by 0.4 percentage points to 2.7%, once again the lowest in Ontario…
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October Unemployment Rate Further Decreases to 2.3%

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Walkerton, ON (November 4, 2022) – In October, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region decreased by 0.4 percentage points to 2.3%, once again the lowest in Ontario.…
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EmployerOne Survey – 2023

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2023 EmployerOne Survey Provide us with your experiences!  Survey closes January 31, 2023 Walkerton, ON (November 1, 2022) –   EmployerOne is Back and ready for your input!  Due to the pressures…
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December Unemployment Rate Increases to 3%

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News Release             DECEMBER UNEMPLOYMENT RATE INCREASES TO 3%  Walkerton, ON (January 7, 2022) – In December, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic…
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Local Unemployment Rate Falls to 2.8%

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News Release             LOCAL UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS TO 2.8% Walkerton, ON (December 3, 2021) – In November, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic…
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Lowest Unemployment Rate of the Year

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News Release    LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE OF THE YEAR    Walkerton, ON (November 5, 2021) – In October, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region (ER) saw another…
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Unemployment Decreases to 3.6%

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News Release   UNEMPLOYMENT DECREASES TO 3.6%   Walkerton, ON (October 8, 2021) – In September, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region (ER) decreased by 0.3 percentage…
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November Local Unemployment Rate Continues to Decrease

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News Release  LOCAL UNEMPLOYMENT RATE CONTINUES TO DECREASE  Walkerton, ON (December 4, 2020) – In November, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region decreased by 1.0 percentage points…
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October Unemployment Continues a Downward Trend to 6.4%

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News Release OCTOBER UNEMPLOYMENT CONTINUES A DOWNWARD TREND TO 6.4%  Walkerton, ON (November 6, 2020) – In October, the unemployment rate for the Stratford- Bruce Peninsula Economic Region decreased by…
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SEPTEMBER UNEMPLOYMENT DECREASES TO 7.9%

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Walkerton, ON (October 9, 2020) – In September, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region decreased by 0.8 percentage points to 7.9%. At the same time, the provincial…
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August Unemployment Rate Increases by 0.1 Percent to 8.7%

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Walkerton, ON (September 4, 2020) – In August, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region increased by 0.1 percentage point to 8.7%. At the same time, the provincial…