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Careers in the Goods Movement and Supply Chain and Logistics Sector in Hamilton - Report Overview

Published: October 30, 2012

This is an overview of the Make it, Move it, Ship it: Careers in the Goods Movement and Supply Chain and Logistics Sector in Hamilton report.  The handout was distributed at the Make it, Move it, Ship it event held on October 24/12.

Where are all the jobs? Hamilton's top occupations

Published: October 3, 2012

This report outlines the most prominent occupations in Hamilton's top 10 industries.  Provided is information about the required skill level, median income and outlook for future employment for each occupation.  

Information from the 2006 census provided the basis for much of the report, as it provides the most comprehensive data.  To identify more recent trends, Local Labour Market Indictors derived from Canadian Business Patterns (June 2011), Labour Force Survey (2010) and other Statistics Canada sources were also included.

Votre nouvelle vie à Hamilton, L’établissement d’une vie professionnelle réussie

Published: August 21, 2012

Un guide vers la réussite professionnelle des immigrants

A Discussion Paper on Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada

Published: June 26, 2012

With large numbers of TFW entering Canada every year – in 2011 there were 300,111 temporary foreign workers in Canada , triple the number that were in the country a decade ago, this is an issue that needs to be explored in more detail.  It is especially relevant in Ontario as 106,849 TFW workers were present in the province in 2011. 

The discussion paper gives an overview of the Live-in Caregiver Program, the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program and the Pilot Project for Occupations Requiring Lower Levels of Formal Training.  It includes information on recent changes by the Federal Government to the Temporary Foreign Workers Program and lists some of the common issues affecting the treatment of TFW in Canada.  Additional resources are listed to encourage further research.

Plan du marché du travail de 2012

Published: May 23, 2012

Workforce Planning Hamilton's 2012 Labour Market Plan in French.

2012 Labour Market Plan

Published: May 2, 2012

The Labour Market Plan update for 2012 is an annual review of the progress on Hamilton's labour market action plan and up-to-date information on labour market conditions in our community. 

The report is divided into five main sections:


Local Labour Market Indicators

2011 Labour Market Highlights

2011 Progress on Labour Market Priorities

Priorities and Action for 2012

Employment in Hamilton: Yours to Discover

Published: April 20, 2012

This handout was developed for the participants of the Hamilton Employment Crawl, who are students at McMaster University.  Much of the labour market information included can be useful to people of all ages who are looking to be more informed about Hamilton's labour market.

Included: The six areas identified by the City of Hamilton as part of its Economic Development Strategy; Top 10 sectors of employment in Hamiton; Top 10 growth occupations; specific labour market information regarding manufacturing, healthcare, social services, creative industries, public administration and finance.

Winning Strategies for Immigrant Entrepreneurship (WISE5) Final Project Report

Published: March 23, 2012

The Winning Strategies for Immigrant Entrepreneurship (WISE5) project built on a partnership of local Workforce Planning Boards in five communities: Hamilton, London, Niagara Region, Windsor, and Waterloo Region, including Guelph.  To learn about the experiences of immigrants in business, more than 100 individuals were interviewed, to identify key business supports and business start-up trajectories that have met with success.

This project was funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

WISE5: Final Report - Executive Summary

Published: March 23, 2012

Read the Executive Summary for the Winning Strategies for Immigrant Entrepreneurship (WISE5) Final Report.

Winning Strategies for Immigrant Entrepreneurship (WISE5) Community Guide

Published: March 23, 2012