Welcome to Your Local Employment Planning Council (LEPC)

Ottawa Employment Hub is the three-year LEPC pilot in our community, funded by the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development to provide local labour market information, improve coordinated planning of employment and training services, and help employers, workers and people looking for work make informed choices.


Current Stats

Unemployment Rate – The national unemployment rate was 5.8% in May. Ottawa seasonally adjusted unemployment rate sat at 4.1%, down slightly from 4.2% in April.

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

Labour Market Information is here to help you get an overview of Ottawa’s labour force, from top jobs to occupation outlooks based on NOC code. Request custom reports if you can’t find the data you need on the website at LMI@ottawaemploymenthub.ca

Click here for Ottawa Labour Market Information.


Employer Help Desk

We are here to help employers understand Ottawa’s current job market and business landscape, and to access funding and staffing support.  Explore our online HR toolkit, broaden your search for talent, and connect to job seekers and students now. Click here to explore our Employer Resources or contact us now at info@ottawaemploymenthub.ca with your questions.


Ottawa Employment Hub has partnered with Magnet, a collaborative network powered by a job-matching platform that connects employers to talent based on skills and qualifications. Magnet utilizes an advanced and protected recruitment model that promotes diversity and supports bias free recruitment strategies.  Employers and Job seekers can find out more and start connecting now at ottawaemploymenthub.magnet.today.

What’s New

Welcome to our new website – We are excited to launch this new website with all of our resources and tools in one place!  Some things have moved so feel free to contact us if you can’t find an “old favourite”.

2018 Community Labour Market Plan – Our comprehensive Ottawa Labour Market Plan is now available online.  Click here to access it 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.