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New Funding Opens from CanExports SMEs

Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 04:12 PM

CanExport SMEs provides up to $50,000 to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) registered in Canada for international business development activities. The program helps develop export opportunities for products and services in new international markets.

CanExport SMEs is a competitive program...

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New Technology, Tools and Process Support from the Ontario Automotive Modernization Program

Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 03:37 PM

As an automotive parts supplier, you could receive support when you introduce new process technology, tools and technologies to support new product development, or lean manufacturing to your business.  The funding is part of the Ontario Automotive Modernization Program which offers up to $150,000 in...

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Apply for 2024 My Main Street Funding

Posted on Friday, February 23, 2024 01:29 PM

My Main Street is a $15-million investment to foster the stabilization and revitalization of main streets across southern Ontario. The program will offer streamlined direct-to-business supports and complementary programming for community projects that will encourage growth and economic prosperity.

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Filming Notice - February 23, 2023

Posted on Friday, February 23, 2024 08:30 AM

Recognizing how welcoming film contributes to short-term economic investment, cultural development, and civic-pride in the the community, the City of Brantford Economic Development, Tourism & Cultural Initiatives Department is pleased to host the cast and crew of Freeborn, a proof-of-concept project....

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January 2024 Labour Market Report

Posted on Friday, February 09, 2024 02:51 PM

The latest Statistics Canada local labour market report customized for the Brantford CMA for last month is now available.

  • January Unemployment Rate: Brantford 4.9% [+] Ontario 6.2% [-] Canada 5.7% [-]

Be sure to review the participation rate and the employment rate (reported as percentages), as well...

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Brantford Sets Record Again in 2023 Building Permit Values

Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024 09:08 AM

In 2023, annual building permit values in Brantford set another new record and exceeded $550 million for the first time. For the past few years the City experienced a steady climb in values. Going back nearly 20 years, Brantford building permit reached $211.8 million in 2005. Since that time,...

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Northwest Municipal Services Expansion Environmental Assessments

Posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 09:47 AM

Notice of Public Information Centre (PIC) Scope of the Study:

The City of Brantford has initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (MCEA) for the Municipal Services Expansion in northwest Brantford. It is to provide and improve municipal service infrastructure to the Designated Greenfield...

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New Zoning By-law Hybrid Public Meeting

Posted on Friday, January 05, 2024 01:04 PM

The City of Brantford’s New Zoning By-law Project will establish a new Zoning By-law for the City of Brantford that is in conformity with the City’s new Official Plan – Envisioning Our City: 2051, Provincial policies and emerging best practices. The new Zoning By-law will replace the current City of...

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December 2023 Labour Market Report

Posted on Friday, January 05, 2024 12:34 PM

The latest Statistics Canada local labour market report customized for the Brantford CMA for last month is now available.

  • December Unemployment Rate: Brantford 4.3% [+] Ontario 6.3% [+] Canada 5.8% [=]

Be sure to review the participation rate and the employment rate (reported as percentages), as well...

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November 2023 Labour Market Report

Posted on Tuesday, December 05, 2023 11:18 AM

The latest Statistics Canada local labour market report customized for the Brantford CMA for last month is now available.

  • November Unemployment Rate: Brantford 4.2% [+] Ontario 6.1% [-] Canada 5.8% [+]

Be sure to review the participation rate and the employment rate (reported as percentages), as well...