Louie DiPalma’s Discover Ability Presentation from the November 2018 Chamber Breakfast
Louie DiPalma is the Vice President, SME Programs at the Ontario Chamber of Commerce responsible for developing and implementing initiatives that are designed to strengthen the business climate in Ontario. As a longtime advocate for the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the workforce, Louie is passionate about promoting the business case for hiring persons with disabilities. The Discover Ability Program is put on through the Ontario Chamber of Commerce to help organizations meet the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and to develop a workforce inclusive of Ontarians with disabilities. Click here to view the presentation.
Newcomer Employment Integration: Peterborough, Northumberland, Kawartha Lakes, and Haliburton
This report was prepared for the Workforce Development Board Local Employment Planning Council and it’s purpose is to document what is happening in the local workforce from the perspective of newcomers and employers, as well as to generate locally relevant information to influence the design of future programs and services. There is a section of the report that is specific to Haliburton County – you can find the complete report here.
Community Labour Market Plan 18/19
This report was prepared by the Workforce Development Board Local Employment Planning Council and provides current labour market information specific to the Haliburton Highlands. The report describes the local demographics, projected occupational growth and top job postings in the County, along with data on recent and coming changes in our local labour force. Read the report here.
Haliburton Highlands Cycling Economic Impact Survey
The Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce has completed the Haliburton Highlands Cycling Economic Impact Survey Report in partnership with the Communities in Action Committee and the Haliburton Highlands Tourism Department. There are a number of recommendations coming out of the report including more paved shoulders, increasing promotions, cross-promoting with other activities, self-guided cycling tours and long-distance cycling routes. To read the full report, click here.
2011 BR&E Survey Results
The Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce would like to take this opportunity to thank all 98 businesses who participated in the Local Initiative Project, your time and input is greatly valued in ensuring a proper and full cross section of all businesses throughout the County. The surveys are now complete and the Chamber, in partnership with U-links, HCDC and the Haliburton County Economic Development Department, are proud to present a copy of the Business Retention and Expansions Survey, which profiles business operation, opportunities and challenges in Haliburton County. To download and view a copy of the BR&E Survey results, click here.