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Workforce Planning for Sudbury & Manitoulin

Workforce Planning for Sudbury & Manitoulin (WPSM) conducts research and provides labour market information on industry and workforce trends from both a supply and demand perspective. WPSM connects stakeholders from various sectors, collaborates on partnership projects, activities and programs to address current and emerging labour market issues, and supports economic growth and development.

City of Greater Sudbury

City of Greater Sudbury

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District of Sudbury

District of Sudbury

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District of Manitoulin

District of Manitoulin

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Hiring and Apprentice Made Easy

Construction employer survey (summer 2022) addresses:

  • Hiring
  • Hiring challengesNEW
  • Recruitment practices
  • Hardest to fill positions
  • Candidate attributes

Click here for full report (available in English only)

Hiring and Apprentice Made Easy

Hiring International Talent


  • NEWWhy hire international talent?
  • Is your company ready to hire?
  • How do I get started?
  • How can an applicant’s international credentials be evaluated?
  • How can I find and hire international talent?
Hiring and Apprentice Made Easy

COVID -19 Business Impact Survey results 2021


  • NEW4th in a series of surveys since pandemic onset
  • snapshot of pandemic impact on local businesses
  • just over 350 businesses responded
  • responses from Greater Sudbury and Districts of Sudbury & Manitoulin
Use of Employment Services 2015 – 2016

Local Labour Market Plan 2022-2023

Greater Sudbury:

  • 11,661 businesses
  • 79% are micro-enterprises (0-4 employees)


District of Manitoulin:

  • 1,057 businesses
  •  80% are micro-enterprises (0-4 employees)


District of Sudbury:

  • 1,331 businesses
  • 81% are micro-enterprises (0-4 employees)


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