The Far Northeast Training Board (FNETB) promotes the effective planning of training and workforce development programs so that qualified workers are available to meet the needs of the local labour market.
What is the 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.
The FNETB engages communities and community partners in local labour market development. By conducting and analyzing local labour market research, issues and planning processes, the FNETB develops community partnerships to find local solutions to local issues. The role of the FNETB is to:
- Identify local labour market issues that impact on workforce development.
- Facilitate community consultations to validate and prioritize local labour market issues.
- Engage community partners to develop and implement action plans and partnerships to address local opportunities and priorities
Our Team / Board of Directors
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Our Catchment Area
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