WHAT IS FNETB?
The Far Northeast Training Board (FNETB) is one of 21 Local Boards in Ontario.
The FNETB is a non-profit community-based organization that brings together business, labour, educators and trainers, and community representatives to work collaboratively to identify and develop local solutions to address local labour market needs. The Local Board initiative began in 1994.
Promote the effective planning of training and workforce development programs and services so that qualified workers are available to meet the needs of the local labour market.
WHAT WE DO
We conduct an annual planning process to generate coordinated and inclusive discussions about local labour market needs and issues.
We identify key priorities and develop a community action plan – “road map” for moving forward on those priorities.
We identify partnership opportunities – how we can work together to begin to address local labour market priorities.
HOW WE DO IT
LABOUR MARKET INFORMATION
Collect, analyze, and communicate timely and relevant local labour market information
Develop partnerships and projects that address labour market issues
SERVICE COORDINATION FOR EMPLOYERS
Work with local employment and training service providers to coordinate employment and training services to employers
RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
Develop projects aimed at researching and testing innovative approaches to address local labour market issues
The area serviced by the FNETB includes the communities along the Highway 11 Corridor from Hearst to Latchford, East of Kirkland Lake it extends to the Quebec border. It also includes the communities of Timmins, Chapleau, Gogama, Elk Lake, Hornepayne, and the communities in the James Bay area.