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Congratulations to Nancy Hunt! 
Nancy was the winner of the Sarnia Lambton Workforce Development Board survey. 
This survey was designed to obtain feedback on its Labour Market Update.
Thank you to everyone for taking the time to fill out the survey. 
July 17, 2013


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Are you a skilled immigrant looking to find employment in your profession? how to use robinhood

 Drop in for Coffee at the Sarnia Lambton Workforce Development Board to meet with the Immigrant Mentorship Program Coordinator


Click on the link below for more information on this event:  
SARNIA LAMBTON IMMIGRANT MENTORSHIP PROGRAM


Sarnia Lambton Immigration Mentorship program

 
Read more about this program by clicking on the link above!

Summer Entrepreneurial Camp

A Fun Summer Entrepreneurial Experience

The second session of the  "Summer Entrepreneurial Experience" for youth aged 12 - 16 is set to run.  The session that ran from July 8 to July 18 was a great success. 10 youths ran micro businesses and sold their items at the Wednesday Farmer's Market and Thursday at Northgate Plaza. Short-term trading We are happy to report that everyone was successful and made a profit and more importantly had fun and made new friends.

Several of the youths that completed the last session said they "can't wait for next year to be part of the program again."  Some were already coming up with ideas for next year!


 
Sesson 2!  July 29 – August 9, from Monday to Thursday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost $50 – (Refundable Fee)
Ages 12-16
10 Participants/camp

Summer Entrepreneurial Camp -
Hosted by Learning Disabilities Association of Lambton County

Click here for further
Information

 

Lambton County residents asked to help guide community branding process.
Read all about it here!

        
The Survey on community branding is now closed!  Thank you to all who participated in the on-line Survey.  Please visit www.sarnialambton.on.ca for further information.

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2013 Employer Appreciation Breakfast

The Sarnia Lambton Workforce Development Board, in partnership with:
 
Conseil scolaire de district des écoles catholiques du Sud-Ouest   
Conseil scolaire Viamond    
St. Clair Catholic District School Board       
Lambton Kent District School Board   
Employment and Learning Centre, Lambton College

hosted the 12th annual Cooperative Education Employer Appreciation Breakfast.   The breakfast recognizes the valuable contribution employers make in providing the youth in our community with cooperative education
and experiential learning programs.  Over 120 employers and educators from across Sarnia Lambton participated in the breakfast which was
held on June 5, 2013.

stocks line charts Congratulations to whose students who were recognized for their award winning Cooperative Education Career Fair Boards. Click here to read more about the breakfast.  

 







 



 

                         

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CURRENT INDICATORS


Unemployment rate:
Sarnia Lambton 8.6% - April, 2013





Read all about the 2013-2014 Sarnia Lambton Labour Market Plan under Publications!


Workforce 2020: Fuelling tomorrow's talent in Sarnia Lambton

Workforce 2020 is our community's strategic workforce action plan.
Fuelling tomorrow's talent!




Want to learn about training and education opportunities that are available in your community? The SLWDB AssetMap is a one-stop shop for finding all the information you need to build your career.


UPCOMING EVENTS






 

In the news

Making the Case for a Diverse Workforce

Keynote speaker Dr. Leeno Karumanchery spoke on Thursday March 14, 2013 on exploring ways to diversify the workforce. Click here

Nova considering new plant in Corunna
A new plant that Nova Chemicals is considering building in St. Clair Township would help funnel $1.5 billion into the local economy. For full story click here



Head of Canadian Chamber urges local business owners to find solutions to skilled labour shortages.
Click here
 
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