Vol. 4, Issue 2, April 12, 2018
Hamilton's Labour Market Connection
Your weekly news & updates from WPH!
In this week's edition: Save the date for our Supporting Healthy Minds at Work event - June 8/18. Plan to attend WPH's 20th Anniversary event - April 25th! Join the Industry Education Council of Hamilton for their AGM and Report to the Community - April 19th.
Save the date! Supporting Healthy Minds at Work: A Forum for Employers and Service Providers

Did you know?

  • 1 in 5 people in Canada lives with a mental illness each year
  • The economic cost to Canada is at least $50 billion per year
  • It costs business more than $6 billion in lost productivity (from absenteeism, presenteeism and turnover) in 2011.
  • Over the next 30 years the total cost to the economy will have added up to more than 2.5 trillion
(Source: Making the case for investing in mental health in Canada, Mental Health Commission of Canada, 2012).

With these facts in mind, Workforce Planning Hamilton and our partners are planning Supporting Healthy Minds at Work: A Forum for Employers and Service Providers, taking place on Friday, June 8/18 at McMaster Innovation Park.

The morning event will feature a keynote speaker, information displays by mental health service providers in Hamilton, networking opportunities, a panel discussion and case studies.

Stay tuned for more information and plan to attend!
You are invited! Join WPH on April 25th as we celebrate 20 years in the community!

Register today to attend our event. Back to the Future: Workforce Planning in the 21st Century will bring together our partners, funders, employers, and the community to help us celebrate 20 years of workforce development work in Hamilton.

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm. to 5:30 pm.
Where: Hamilton Public Library, Central Branch, 55 York Blvd., Hamilton, 4th Floor.

  • Featuring a keynote address by Creig Lamb, from the Ryerson's Brookfield Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • A retrospective video
  • Networking
  • Refreshments by Mes Amis

See you on April 25th!

You are invited to the Industry Education Council of Hamilton's 2018 AGM & Community Report, April 19th
The Industry Education Council of Hamilton welcomes you to attend their 2018 AGM and Community Report on Thursday, April 19th at 5:00pm at the Hamilton Public Library, Central Branch, 4th Floor.

They will be serving up delicious creations from the hospitality students at St. Jean de Brebeuf.  
There will be an art display and featured speakers such as:
  • Amanda Pope, producer and host of Cable 14's Generation Z
  • Paul Armstrong, Vice President Academic at Mohawk College and IEC Hamilton Board Member

You'll hear about IEC's year in review and what you can expect in the year ahead.

Labour Force Information, Hamilton - March 2018
Workforce Planning Hamilton | 905-521-5777| [email protected] | www.workforceplanninghamilton.ca