Workforce

Caledon and the surrounding Greater Toronto Area provide access to an abundant, diverse and skilled workforce.

  • Total labour force: 38,225
  • Participation rate: 72.1%
  • Labour force in Region of Peel: 981,000+
  • Post-secondary education, age 25 - 64: 65%
  • Three most common occupations of Caledon residents: Management, sales and service, trades; transport and equipment operators
  • Inbound work force most commonly from: Brampton, Toronto and Mississauga

Caledon's workforce 

Workforce needs

With a growing population, well educated workforce, local service providers and close proximity to post-secondary programs, Caledon is well positioned to meet the labour needs of the business community.  

Jobs Caledon

The Town of Caledon encourages all businesses to use the services of Jobs Caledon, operated by Caledon Community Services (CCS) for employment fulfillment needs.

Jobs Caledon is an Employment Ontario office offering, free services such as:

  • Free job posting
  • Job matching, placement & retention support
  • Training and employment incentives
  • Information and resources

Check out their website or email one of the employment specialists directly jobdev@ccs4u.org 

Newcomers Centre of Peel

Select for Success (SFS) Project, connects employers with a pool of talented newcomer candidates with the right type of skills to satisfy high-demand occupations. SFS pro vides a range of services to employers to as sist them with sourcing skilled workers, both inland and overseas, (through Express Entry) to meet their unique labour market needs.
Phone: 905-306-0577 ext. 307
Email: lvarriano@ncpeel.ca

Peel Halton Workforce Development Group

PHWDG provides expertise and local labour market information to improve coordinated planning of employment and training services and meet community needs.

Tools for employers include:

  • Workforce Hub – an interactive toolkit designed for job seekers, employers, employment services providers, educators as well as training and skills development practitioners to better understand Peel and Halton Regions labour market.

  • Experiential Learning – provides information regarding experiential learning, how to provide the best experiential learning experience, and connection to students.

  • Employer surveys – reports of the annual employer survey as it pertains to their workforce needs which investigates a range of parameters including expected retirement rates; training priorities and significance of newcomers to Canada as potential employees.