Welcome to Your Local Employment Planning Council (LEPC)

Ottawa Employment Hub is your provincially-funded Local Employment Planning Council.  We connect business and community partners to bridge the skills gap and broaden the search for talent.  We provide local labour market information to help employers, workers and job seekers make informed choices.

Current Stats

4.6% unemployment rate in Ottawa in August – The seasonally adjusted Ottawa unemployment rate sat at 4.6%, which increased by 0.3 points compared to the rate in July. Both the provincial and national unemployment rate remained relatively stable at 5.7% and 6.0% respectively. (Source: Statistics Canada – CANSIM table 14-10-0294-01)

Ottawa this Quarter – Explore our quarterly view of local employment, where people work, what they do, and current supply and demand (job ads and active job seekers).

LMI Help Desk

We provide local, provincial and national labour market statistics and information to help you understand the evolving world of work.  Explore our LMI Library or contact us now at LMI@ottawaemploymenthub.ca for custom requests.

Click here for Ottawa Labour Market Information.

Employer Help Desk

We help employers access business statistics, funding and staffing support.  Explore our online HR toolkit, broaden your search for talent, and connect to job seekers and students now. Explore our Employer Resources or contact us now at employers@ottawaemploymenthub.ca with your questions.

Magnet

We partner with Magnet, a collaborative network powered by a job-matching platform that connects employers to talent based on skills and qualifications. Find out more now. (link to Magnet page on our website – TBD)

Ready to Work

We provide a Concierge Service and Student/New Grad Talent Pool for Ottawa employers, in partnership with local Chambers of Commerce, to connect business to rising talent.  Find out more now.

Ready to Work

Ottawa Employment Hub is launching a Concierge Service and Student/New Grad Talent Pool for Ottawa employers, in partnership with local Chambers of Commerce.  Sign up now to connect to rising talent.