Labour Market Reports

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A list of the Planning Board’s publications and reports can be found on this page.  Find out about local workforce trends and insights from employers, employees and job seekers.  Documents include our region’s Monthly Unemployment Rates, Annual Local Labour Market Plans, Annual Reports and more.  See our Featured section for the latest reports.

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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…
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…
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…
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…
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2023-24 Local Labour Market Plan

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The purpose of the Local Labour Market Plan (LLMP) is to identify significant labour market issues in the Four County Region and set a strategic direction that addresses these issues…
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2023 Local Labour Market Plan

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PURPOSE OF THE LOCAL LABOUR MARKET PLAN The purpose of the Local Labour Market Plan (LLMP) is to identify significant labour market issues in the Four County Region and set…
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Local Labour Market Plan 2022

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The purpose of the Local Labour Market Plan (LLMP) is to identify significant labour market issues in the Four County Region and set a strategic direction that addresses these issues…
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Local Labour Market Plan – 2021

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The purpose of the Local Labour Market Plan (LLMP) is to identify significant labour market issues in the four county area and set a strategic direction that addresses these issues…
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Local Labour Market Plan – 2020

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The purpose of the Local Labour Market Plan (LLMP) is to identify significant labour market issues in the four county area and set a strategic direction that addresses these issues…
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Local Labour Market Plan Comprehensive Report – November 2018

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Executive Summary The Local Labour Market Plan is an annual report prepared by the Four County Labour Market Planning Board to share labour market characteristics and conditions of Stratford-Bruce Peninsula…
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Local Labour Market Plan – Comprehensive Report March 2018

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Executive Summary The Local Labour Market Plan is an annual report prepared by the Four County Labour Market Planning Board to share labour market characteristics and conditions of Stratford-Bruce Peninsula…
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2022-23 EmployerOne Survey Observations

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BACKGROUND The EmployerOne Survey was conducted for the seventh time. The survey was open from November 2022 to January 2023 for employers in the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Region, which is comprised…
Sector Review Executive Summary

EmployerOne Survey Retrospective 2015 – 2020

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Through the annual EmployerOne surveys which were conducted by the Four County Labour Market Planning Board between 2015 and 2020, employers shared their experiences with hiring and separations, hard-to-fill positions,…
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EmployerOne Survey Observations – 2020

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The EmployerOne Survey was conducted for the sixth time in January 2020 in the four county region, which includes the counties of Bruce, Grey, Huron, and Perth. In total, 421…
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EmployerOne Survey Observations 2019

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The EmployerOne Survey was conducted for the fifth time in January 2019 in the four county region, which includes the counties of Bruce, Grey, Huron, and Perth. In total, 499…
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EmployerOne 4 Year Review – 2015 to 2018

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Four years of EmployerOne Survey data has given us important insights into employers’ experiences throughout Bruce, Grey, Huron and Perth. In nearly all reporting areas, respondents’ concerns and challenges have…
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EmployerOne Survey Observations 2018

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The EmployerOne Survey was conducted for the fourth time in January 2018 in the four county area, which includes the counties of Bruce, Grey, Huron, and Perth. In total, 640…
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EmployerOne Survey Observations 2017

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By reviewing general conditions of the local labour market, we set the stage for the survey responses. According to Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey, between 2015 and 2016, the Four…
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EmployerOne Survey Observations 2016

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The general conditions of the local labour market set the stage for survey responses. According to Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey, between 2014 and 2015, the Four County labour market…
EmployerOne Survey Observations - Four County Labour Market Planning Board

EmployerOne Survey Observations 2015

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The EmployerOne Survey was conducted for the first time in January 2015 for the Four County Area which includes the Counties of Bruce, Grey, Huron and Perth. In total, 222…
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Understanding Workforce Attraction and Retention

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The Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region has one of the lowest unemployment rates in Ontario.  Due to many other factors the Region’s labour force has been negatively affected; leaving a small…
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The Skilled Trades Handbook

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In partnership with the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP), the Avon Maitland District School Board (AMDSB) and Technical Training Group, the Four County Labour Market Planning Board has published the latest…
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2023 Employee Survey

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The 2023 Employee Survey was conducted between September 1, 2023 and November 1, 2023. The survey successfully collected 777 survey responses which included both employees and job seekers working or…
Retreated Workers Report 2023

Re-engaging Retreated Workers Survey

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PURPOSE OF THE SURVEY After analyzing the participation rates in the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region it was noted that 6,000 workers retreated from the workforce in March of 2020 and…
Employer Toolkit Retention Strategies 2020

Employer Toolkit: Retention Strategies

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In 2019, the Planning Board conducted in-depth interviews with both employers and job seekers in order to understand which strategies and policies are most effective when retaining employees. The top…
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Employee Engagement & Retention Toolkit – 2020

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In 2019, we reached out to local businesses with strong reputations for employee engagement and retention. Through one-on-one interviews with managers at these organizations, we have cultivated a list of…
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Employee Survey 2018

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Between July 1 and October 1, 2018, the Four County Labour Market Planning Board conducted an anonymous and confidential survey of employees and job seekers throughout Bruce, Grey, Huron and…
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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…
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2022 Annual Report

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Maintaining our mission of working with our community partners, we will proactively advocate and pursue local solutions to overcome training and employment barriers in order to ensure the development of…
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2021 Annual Report

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Maintaining our mission of working with our community partners, we will proactively advocate and pursue local solutions to overcome training and employment barriers in order to ensure the development of…
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2021 AGM – Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

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Annual General Meeting - 2021 Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion We invite you to join us on the continuing journey to embed justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in our community.…
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Business Counts in the Four County Region

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Business count data provides a breakdown – by size and industry – of businesses in each of the four counties in our region. This information can help track and understand…
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Business Counts in the Four County Region

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Business count data provides a breakdown – by size and industry – of businesses in each of the four counties in our region. This information can help track and understand…
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…
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Understanding Workforce Attraction and Retention

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The Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region has one of the lowest unemployment rates in Ontario.  Due to many other factors the Region’s labour force has been negatively affected; leaving a small…
SKILLEDTRADE COVER

The Skilled Trades Handbook

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In partnership with the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP), the Avon Maitland District School Board (AMDSB) and Technical Training Group, the Four County Labour Market Planning Board has published the latest…
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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2023 Employee Survey

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The 2023 Employee Survey was conducted between September 1, 2023 and November 1, 2023. The survey successfully collected 777 survey responses which included both employees and job seekers working or…
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2023-24 Local Labour Market Plan

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The purpose of the Local Labour Market Plan (LLMP) is to identify significant labour market issues in the Four County Region and set a strategic direction that addresses these issues…
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…
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…
News Release Apr 2023

March Unemployment Rate Increases to 5.9%

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MARCH UNEMPLOYMENT RATE INCREASES TO 5.9% Walkerton, ON (April 6, 2023) – In March, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region increased by 1.3 percentage points to 5.9%.…
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Job Search Manual

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BACKGROUND The connect2JOBS aggregator was launched in June, 2020 with three basic tools - Job Board, Job Map and Career Explorer – that have assisted job seekers in the region…
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2022-23 EmployerOne Survey Observations

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BACKGROUND The EmployerOne Survey was conducted for the seventh time. The survey was open from November 2022 to January 2023 for employers in the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Region, which is comprised…
News Release Feb 2023

February Unemployment Rate Increases to 4.6%

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Walkerton, ON (March 10, 2023) – In February, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region increased by 0.2 percentage points to 4.6%. The provincial unemployment rate remained unchanged…
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Impacts of Low Unemployment Report

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PURPOSE OF THE IMPACTS OF LOW UNEMPLOYMENT REPORT The Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region (covering Bruce, Grey, Huron, and Perth counties) has consistently experienced a low unemployment rate for the past…
LLMP 2023 COVER

2023 Local Labour Market Plan

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PURPOSE OF THE LOCAL LABOUR MARKET PLAN The purpose of the Local Labour Market Plan (LLMP) is to identify significant labour market issues in the Four County Region and set…
News Release Jan 2023

January Unemployment Rate Increases to 4.4%

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Walkerton, ON (February 10, 2023) – In January, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region increased by 0.8 percentage points to 4.4%. The provincial unemployment rate increased by…
Retreated Workers Report 2023

Re-engaging Retreated Workers Survey

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PURPOSE OF THE SURVEY After analyzing the participation rates in the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region it was noted that 6,000 workers retreated from the workforce in March of 2020 and…
December Unemployment

December Unemployment Rate Increases to 3.5%

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Walkerton, ON (January 6, 2023) – In December, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region increased by 0.8 percentage points to 3.5%, now the second lowest in Ontario.…
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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2022 Annual Report

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Maintaining our mission of working with our community partners, we will proactively advocate and pursue local solutions to overcome training and employment barriers in order to ensure the development of…
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2021 Annual Report

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Maintaining our mission of working with our community partners, we will proactively advocate and pursue local solutions to overcome training and employment barriers in order to ensure the development of…
September Unemployment

September Unemployment Rate Further Decreases to 2.7%

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Walkerton, ON (October 7, 2022) – In September, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region decreased by 1.1 percentage points to 2.7%, currently the lowest in Ontario. This…
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August Unemployment Rate Decreases to 3.8%

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Walkerton, ON (September 9, 2022) – In August, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region decreased by 0.5 percentage points to 3.8%, currently the lowest in Ontario. The…
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July Unemployment Rate Increases to 4.3%

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Walkerton, ON (August 5, 2022) – In July, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region increased by 0.3 percentage points to 4.3%, now tied for the third lowest…
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Business Counts in the Four County Region

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Business count data provides a breakdown – by size and industry – of businesses in each of the four counties in our region. This information can help track and understand…
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June Unemployment Rate Increases to 4%

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Walkerton, ON (July 8, 2022) – In June, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region increased by 0.4 percentage points to 4%, now the second lowest in Ontario.…
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May Unemployment Rate Increases to 3.6%

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Walkerton, ON (June 10, 2022) – In May, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region increased by 0.3 percentage points to 3.6%, now the lowest in Ontario. The…
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April Unemployment Rate Further Decreased to 3.3%

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Walkerton, ON (May 6, 2022) – In April, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region decreased by 1.2 percentage point to 3.3%, remaining the second lowest in Ontario.…
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March Unemployment Rate Decreased to 4.5%

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News Release  MARCH UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DECREASED TO 4.5%  Walkerton, ON (April 7, 2022) – In March, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region decreased by 0.1 percentage point…
NEWS RELEASE March 2022

February Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged at 4.6%

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News Release  FEBRURARY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE REMAINS UNCHANGED AT 4.6%  Walkerton, ON (March 11, 2022) – In February, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region remained unchanged at 4.6%,…
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Understanding Supply and Demand Through connect2JOBS.ca

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connect2JOBS.ca is an aggregator that pulls job vacancies in the region into one place so that local job seekers only have to visit one instead of multiple websites to find…
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Local Labour Market Plan 2022

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The purpose of the Local Labour Market Plan (LLMP) is to identify significant labour market issues in the Four County Region and set a strategic direction that addresses these issues…
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The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Women in the Four County Region

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Using key labour force statistics derived from the Labour Force Survey (LFS), this report examines the impact of COVID-19 on women in the Four County Region between February 2020 and…
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Precarious Living Study

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This Precarious Living Study explores the intersectionality of precarious employment and other factors that contribute to precarious living in the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region. Focus groups, interviews and an online…
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Business Counts in the Four County Region

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Business count data provides a breakdown – by size and industry – of businesses in each of the four counties in our region. This information can help track and understand…
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Does Remote Work Have a Future in the Four County Region?

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With the onset of COVID-19, remote work began to gain traction across Canada. Remote work (telework), a working style that allows employees to work outside of their usual place of…
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2021 AGM – Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

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Annual General Meeting - 2021 Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion We invite you to join us on the continuing journey to embed justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in our community.…
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Understanding the Prevalance of Precarious Employment in the Four County Area

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The purpose of this research report is to measure the prevalence of precarious employment in the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region. The goal of this work is to establish a methodology…
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Post Pandemic Economic Scenarios

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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused economic and social disruption throughout the world. This report looks at the effects of the pandemic on the local labour market, while providing communities with…
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COVID – 19 Impact Reports 2020

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Phase 1: Spring 2020 By early April 2020, Statistics Canada reported that 3,100,000 Canadians had experienced job loss or a reduction in hours due to the COVID-19 pandemic. By June…
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Local Labour Market Plan – 2021

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The purpose of the Local Labour Market Plan (LLMP) is to identify significant labour market issues in the four county area and set a strategic direction that addresses these issues…
Sector Review Executive Summary

EmployerOne Survey Retrospective 2015 – 2020

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Through the annual EmployerOne surveys which were conducted by the Four County Labour Market Planning Board between 2015 and 2020, employers shared their experiences with hiring and separations, hard-to-fill positions,…
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Local Lens Grey County – EmployerOne Survey 2020

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What happened in the Grey County labour market?
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Local Lens Huron County – EmployerOne Survey 2020

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What happened in the Huron County labour market?
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Local Lens Perth County – EmployerOne Survey 2020

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What happened in the Perth County labour market?
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Local Lens Bruce County – EmployerOne Survey 2020

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What happened in the Bruce County labour market?
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2020 Vision: Eyes on the Future of Workforce

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2020 Vision: Eyes on the Future of Workforce was a year end event hosted on March 25, 2020 to launch the In-Demand Skilled Trades report. In addition, presentations took place…
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Employer Toolkit: Retention Strategies

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In 2019, the Planning Board conducted in-depth interviews with both employers and job seekers in order to understand which strategies and policies are most effective when retaining employees. The top…
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Employee Engagement & Retention Toolkit – 2020

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In 2019, we reached out to local businesses with strong reputations for employee engagement and retention. Through one-on-one interviews with managers at these organizations, we have cultivated a list of…
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EmployerOne Survey Observations – 2020

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The EmployerOne Survey was conducted for the sixth time in January 2020 in the four county region, which includes the counties of Bruce, Grey, Huron, and Perth. In total, 421…
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