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Welcome to Your Local Workforce Planning Board

Ottawa Employment Hub is your provincially-funded Workforce Planning Board in the Ottawa region.  We connect business and community partners to bridge the skills gap and broaden the search for talent.  We provide local labour market information to help employers, workers and job seekers make informed choices.

Ottawa Labour Market Bulletin

A view of the changing local labour market during the current COVID-19 situation.

Explore the March bulletin to see what industry sectors and occupations have been most impacted in Ottawa.

Current LMI Stats

6.1% unemployment rate in Ottawa in February, down 0.4 points from January, based on seasonally adjusted three-month moving average.  Comparable Ontario and national rates were 9.7% (same as last month) and 8.8% (down 0.1 points) respectivelyNews reports typically look at monthly data, however, showing 9.2% (down 1.0 points) for Ontario and 8.2% (down 1.2 points) nationally in February.  Comparable data is not available at the local level.  (Source: Statistics Canada tables 14-10-0380-01 and 14-10-0287-03)

Explore more local LMI for Q4 2020:  Ottawa this Quarter.

Employer Help Desk

Answering your questions and connecting you to the right resources to build your workforce.  Free programs and services your business can access include:  staffing support, financial incentives, workplace training and upskilling, business and job statistics.

Contact us now to get started:  employers@ottawaemploymenthub.ca or 613-727-4723 ext. 7111.

LMI Help Desk

We provide local, provincial and national labour market statistics and information to help you understand the evolving world of work.

Explore our LMI Library now or contact us at LMI@ottawaemploymenthub.ca or 613-727-4723 ext. 5991 with your questions and custom requests.