Posts Categorized: News

COVID-19 Supports: Canada Revenue Agency Programs

Canada Revenue Agency Programs The Government of Canada is taking strong and swift action to protect our economy as well as the health and safety of our citizens in the face of the global COVID-19 outbreak. To help navigate the resources available, SLWDB has compiled information for job creators, entrepreneurs and self-employed Canadians about the…

COVID-19 Supports: Federal Government of Canada (Non-CRA programs)

Canada Government Employer Supports The Government of Canada is taking strong and swift action to protect our economy as well as the health and safety of our citizens in the face of the global COVID-19 outbreak. To help navigate the resources available, SLWDB has compiled information for job creators, entrepreneurs and self-employed Canadians about the…

Join our team!

 JOB POSTING The Sarnia Lambton Workforce Development Board (SLWDB) requires the services of a Research Associate.  This is a full-time contract position paying $19-$22 per hour depending on experience. This 14-month position will cover a maternity leave and will continue until March 31, 2021, conditional on funding being renewed on March 31, 2020. The deadline for…

Consultation Day

Are you having hiring difficulties? Do you experience retention issues, a skills gap or other related issues? Would you like to talk about how the community could help develop your industry’s workforce? If you answered yes to any of these questions, let’s get together and discuss the issues and possible solutions. SLWDB is hosting a…

In-Demand Skilled Trades

We continue to reach out to local businesses and organizations to discuss their experiences hiring people in the skilled trades. Our questions focus on which jobs in the skilled trades are hardest for employers to fill in the local area; whether local employers are experiencing issues in recruiting, training and retaining apprentices and tradespeople; and…

Exciting Business Week Speaker Announcement

You won’t want to miss this incredible opportunity to listen to an engaging presentation by Michele Romanow, one of Canada’s leading entrepreneurs during the Thursday, October 10th Sarnia-Lambton Business Week luncheon! SLWDB is proud to be one of the Business Boosters for this event, where attendees will hear Michele’s powerful keynote while they enjoy a delicious lunch…

Last call for next Famous Five Speaker

Join us on Thursday, September 26 at the Famous 5 luncheon to listen to Jennifer Buchanan – health speaker, health entrepreneur and certified music therapist – share her personal journey to success! SLWDB is one of many sponsors for the Enbridge Famous 5 Speakers Series – an event profiling successful women who speak candidly about their careers…

Upcoming Soft Skills Training Workshop

Join us for SLWDB’s upcoming leadership soft skills half-day workshop, led by Mike Desantis, to enhance your leadership skills and maximize performance! The event will take place on Tuesday, October 29 and will run again on Wednesday, October 30 to give everyone a chance to attend at a time that works best for their schedules. Participants…

Harness Today’s Global Talent

SLWDB will be attending the upcoming “Harness Today’s Global Talent” event hosted by Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership, Lambton College, and Sarnia-Lambton Local Immigration Partnership that will take place on Friday, September 27th.  Are you an employer who has faced hiring challenges?  If so, this interactive session will allow you to engage with local and regional experts who…

Next Famous Five Speaker Announced

Join us on September 26th, 2019 at the Famous 5 luncheon to listen to Jennifer Buchanan – health speaker, health entrepreneur and certified music therapist – share her personal journey to success! SLWDB is one of many sponsors for the Enbridge Famous 5 Speakers Series – an event profiling successful women who speak candidly about…