Work BC

Provides labour market information, employer resources and training and education information.

Service Canada

Find additional labour market information here.

The Job Shop

Work BC Employment Services Centre

Labour Market

The Comox Valley has a strong and more educated labour market to support businesses looking to expand or relocate to the region. Sources for employment access and information include:

Labour Market Information

  • Labour Force Statistics – Data on the local area labour force.
  • Service Canada – The Labour Market Information (LMI) Service helps Canadians find information about occupations and labour market trends and outlooks, including skill or labour shortages and surpluses, and statistics on unemployment rates and the working-age population.
  • Work BC – Learn all about the economy of B.C., including vital labour market outlooks, monthly employment trends and information on the province’s green economy. You’ll also find other sources and a guide to making labour market information work for you.

Employer Resources

  • Work BC
  • The Job Shop – Delivers the Work BC Employment Program of British Columbia. You can post a job for local employment, find out more about the wage subsidy work experience program, or sign up for a job fair.
  • Skilled Worker Immigration – PNP – The Skills Immigration and Express Entry British Columbia streams of the BC PNP are employer-driven and are designed to help B.C. businesses attract and retain international workers and students to meet B.C.’s labour market needs.

Employee Training

  • North Island College – Training Programs
  • Canada – B.C. Job Grant – The Canada-B.C. Job Grant (CJG) is an employer-driven, cost-sharing program that helps employers invest in training for their current or future employees. The CJG assists eligible employers to offset the cost of training up to a maximum of $10,000 per participant per fiscal year.

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