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  • Workforce Focus: Growth Clusters - 99KB PDF
    Profiling a selection of emerging and established sectors anticipating future employment growth

    Published: January 2011

  • Workforce Focus: Non Participants in the Labour Force - 213 KB PDF
    Who is not working, not actively searching for employment or who is unavailable for work in our region? Find out here.

    Published: November 2010
  • Profile Sarnia Lambton Fourth Edition
    This comprehensive community profile outlines many indicators of community health.  Issues range from public safety and arts and culture, to recycling and business growth.
    Profile - 7470 KB
    Summary - 4133KB
  • Workforce Focus: High Skill=High Incomes - 198 KB PDF
    The Professional, scientific and technical services sectors are forecasted to be a growth leader expanding by 34% by 2020.

    Published: September 2010
  • Workforce Focus:Rural Transitions - 280 KB PDF
    Rural populations are slowly growing but young people are still leaving en masse.  In order to continue the growth an emphasis needs to be made on retaining young people and attracting recent immigrants.

    Published:July 2010
  • NextGen Green Paper: Living and working in Sarnia Lambton - 301KB PDF
    As part of Workforce 2020: Fuelling tomorrow's talent, SLWDB in partnership with Sarnia Connects, hosted an informal focus group among 20 and 30-somethings in Sarnia Lambton to find out what they think about living and working in our community. This green paper is meant to be a springboard for future discussion with current leadership about the priorities of our younger community members.

    Published: June 2010
  • Workforce Focus: Healthcare Sector - 232KB PDF
    Health care is swiftly taking the lead as the industry which requires a large educated workforce due to increased need and high numbers of retirement. In Sarnia Lambton this retirement rate is much higher than average leading to high potential for employment.

    Published: May 2010
  • Global Talent: An employers' guide to hiring immigrants - 1.2MB PDF
    Learn how hiring newcomer and immigrant talent can benefit your company's bottom line. Interviews with a number of leading Sarnia Lambton employers such as the Best Western Guildwood Inn and TD Canada Trust.

    Published: May 2010
  • TOP Report - 1695KB
    Our annual comprehensive research report that sets out labour market trends, issues and opportunities through census data, labour market reports, surveys and consultation with community partners.

    Published: April 2010
  • Workforce 2020: Fuelling tomorrow's talent
    Workforce 2020 is our community's strategic workforce action plan. It is anchored on three core areas of entrepreneurism, a quality workforce and economic diversity. And it aims to further develop a highly skilled and capable workforce that will lend our local businesses a competitive advantage in an increasingly global marketplace. Includes our community's new workforce vision statement and 6 key workforce development strategies.

    Full Report - 489KB PDF
    Brochure - 1MB PDF

    Published: Spring 2010
  • Sarnia Lambton Labour Market:
    Where our talent works today and where it will work tomorrow
    - 2.5MB PDF
    An in-depth analysis of Sarnia Lambton's labour market. Detailed demographic information alongside 11 economic sector profiles.

    Published: April 2010
  • The Making of Workforce 2020 + Sarnia Lambton's Labour Market Report
    Funded by Employment Ontario, the Labour Market Partnership Project resulted in two new cornerstone documents for Sarnia Lambton: an in-depth analysis on our community's labour market as well as a workforce action plan which aims to support an entrepreneurial, skilled and productive workforce.

    Below are background documents detailing the process and who was involved.

    Background documents
    Expanded leadership team - 81KB PDF »
    Phase III fact sheet - 112 KB PDF »
    Phase II fact sheet - 102 KB PDF »
    Phase I fact sheet - 106 KB PDF »
    Project backgrounder - 82 KB PDF »
    Steering committee members - 54 KB PDF »
  • 2010 Lambton Kent Youth Directory - 607KB PDF
    Need help getting back on track? This comprehensive guide provides youth with the necessary information to make the important decisions as they transition into the workforce.

    Published: April 2010
  • 2010 Directory for People with Disabilities - 3.0MB PDF
    A complete resource guide with information on health services, housing, recreation, training and education, transportation, employment and support services.

    Published: April 2010
  • Workforce Focus: The Public Sector - 215KB PDF
    Given the economic downturn of the last two years, what does the future employment landscape look like for finding a job in the public sector? In Sarnia Lambton, it is anticipated that public sector jobs as fire fighters, licensed practical nurses and college instructors will increase the most due to a higher expected retirment rate.

    Published: March 2010
  • Our 2009 publications have been moved to the Publications Archive


The comprehensive Profile of Life in Sarnia Lambton.

Global Talent: An employers' guide to hiring immigrants

Global Talent: An employers' guide to hiring immigrants

A resource guide for local employers and HR managers on hiring newcomer talent.

Learn how hiring immigrants makes good business sense »

Sarnia Lambton Labour Market Report

Sarnia Lambton Labour Market

An in-depth analysis on where our talent works today and where it will work tomorrow.

Learn about Sarnia Lambton's labour market »

 2010 Directory for People with Disabilities

2010 Directory for People with Disabilities
An updated edition of one of our most popular resource guides

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