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A list of the Planning Board’s publications and reports can be found on this page.  These documents include our region’s Hiring Trends, our Annual Reports and the annual results of our EmployerOne Survey.

These documents are filed in reverse chronological order.

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Annual Report 2015-2016 - Four County Labour Market Planning Board

Annual Report 2015-16

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Leveraging resources for collective impact has been the overarching theme of our activities over the 2015-16 fiscal period. Maintaining our mission of working with our community partners, we will proactively…
Annual Report 2012-2013 - Four County Labour Market Planning Board

Annual Report 2013 2014

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Together Everyone Achieves More accurately reflects the Planning Board’s philosophy. Bring together a group of interested, energetic, knowledgeable partners and a transformation starts to happen. Work and resources are shared,…
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Annual General Meeting 2012-13

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Notice of Annual General Meeting, November 16, 2013
Annual Report 2011-2012 - Four County Labour Market Planning Board

Annual Report 2011 2012

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2011-12 was another successful year for the Planning Board. As we forged new partnerships and strengthened old ties the importance of workforce planning and local labour market information continues to…
Annual Report 2010-2011 - Four County Labour Market Planning Board

Annual Report 2010 2011

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As we continue to experience an unstable economy and a slow climb out of the recession, it is even more important to engage in future planning. Planning offers us the…
Annual Report 2009-2010 - Four County Labour Market Planning Board

Annual Report 2009 2010

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THE FOUR COUNTY LABOUR MARKET PLANNING BOARD has had a very busy and successful year. As we attempt to recover from a recession and adjust to the needs of the…
Annual Report 2008-2009 - Four County Labour Market Planning Board

Annual Report 2008 2009

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CHANGE! We have been inundated with changes in the economy that have been both rapid and intense. Although we are always in an environment of change, when it becomes a…
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Labour Mobility Characteristics Summary

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Previous migration research undertaken by the Four County Labour Market Planning Board demonstrated that, while the population base of each of the four counties of Bruce, Grey, Huron, and Perth…
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Exploring Labour Mobility And Income Change

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Many agencies and municipal economic development departments serving rural regions and urban labour markets alike have identified skills mismatch as an issue in their area. Typically, many rural areas also…
Selling Your Future - Four County Labour Market Planning Board

Selling Your Future

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Download the free Layar app to your smartphone and scan the poster below for additional information about working with the Environment. Don’t have a smartphone? Not to worry, see the…
Caring for Your Future - Four County Labour Market Planning Board

Caring For Your Future

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Download the free Layar app to your smartphone and scan the poster below for additional information about the Agriculture industry. Don’t have a smartphone? Not to worry, see the links…
Harvesting Your Future - Four County Labour Market Planning Board

Harvesting Your Future

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Download the free Layar app to your smartphone and scan the poster below for additional information about the Agriculture industry. Don’t have a smartphone? Not to worry, see the links…
Manufacturing Your Future - Four County Labour Market Planning Board

Manufacturing Your Future

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Download the free Layar app to your smartphone and scan the poster below for additional information about working with the Environment. Don’t have a smartphone? Not to worry, see the…
Building Your Future - Four County Labour Market Planning Board

Building Your Future

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Download the free Layar app to your smartphone and scan the poster below for additional information about the Agriculture industry. Don’t have a smartphone? Not to worry, see the links…
Your Environmental Future

Your Environmental Future

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Download the free Layar app to your smartphone and scan the poster below for additional information about working with the Environment. Don't have a smartphone? Not to worry, see the…
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Essential Skills Tool For Red Seal Trades Online

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Helping apprentices succeed at their training.
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What Career Paths Are On Your Road Map

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The top sectors in Bruce, Grey, Huron, and Perth Counties include: Health Care, Manufacturing, Construction, Agriculture and Retail Trade. Explore these sectors and learn about the top five careers in…
Wood Manufacturing - Four County Planning Board

Wood Manufacturing In Ontario Video

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"Wood is the only major building material that grows naturally and is renewable." - Ontario Wood
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Skills Gap Study 2014

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The need for timely and accurate labour market information is critical in the development of a healthy and sustainable labour market. Decisions regarding labour market planning, programming and resource allocation…
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The First Step Understanding The Skills Gap In Perth County

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The need for timely and accurate labour market information is critical in the development of a healthy and sustainable labour market. Decisions regarding labour market planning, programming and resource allocation…
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The First Step Understanding The Skills Gap In Huron County

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The need for timely and accurate labour market information is critical in the development of a healthy and sustainable labour market. Decisions regarding labour market planning, programming and resource allocation…
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The First Step Understanding The Skills Gap In Grey County

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The need for timely and accurate labour market information is critical in the development of a healthy and sustainable labour market. Decisions regarding labour market planning, programming and resource allocation…
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The First Step Understanding The Skills Gap In Bruce County

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As the economy of Ontario continues to change along with national and global impacts so too does the Four County Region. It is important to know, with some degree of…
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Hospitality and Tourism Sector Partnership Labour Market Strategy Bruce County and Grey County

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The aim of the Hospitality and Tourism Sector Partnership Labour Market Strategy was to identify broad and specific labour market challenges affecting the Sector in Bruce County and Grey County,…