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Niagara Workforce Planning Board

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-641-0801
Fax 905-641-0308
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Primary Contact Vivian Kinnaird, Chief Executive Officer; Email:
Alternate Contact Lisa Cairns, Finance and Office Manager; Email:
Primary Executive Carol Nagy, Board Chair; Email:
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community Thorold
Address & Map
3550 Schmon Pkwy, Unit 1B, 2nd Floor
Thorold, ON L2V 4Y6
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Intersection Schmon Parkway & Sir Isaac Brock Way
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Niagara Workforce Planning Board provides research services and workforce development solutions to local stakeholders for the purpose of advancing Niagara's workforce and economic success. NWPB’s Board of Directors is led by local business and labour representatives with a shared vision of expanded prosperity for all Niagara residents.  
(1) serves as the voice of labour market insight for Niagara, helping decision-makers at all levels to work together toward a stable and flourishing local workforce and economy  
(2) engages communities in a locally-driven process to identify and respond to key trends, opportunities, and priorities to help improve conditions of the local labour market  
(3) organizes events and activities that promote the importance of education, training and skills upgrading  
(4) orchestrates the NWPB Immigrant Mentorship Program for internationally trained professionals, to help highly trained newcomers establish a local professional network in their field of expertise and better understand their profession from a Canadian perspective. This is part of a broader goal to create a more diverse and inclusive Niagara.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm or by appointment
Eligibility Community agencies and other labour market partners
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established Oct 1997
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Service Categories Career Exploration ~ Internationally Trained Skilled Workers ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Education Issues ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Employment Issues