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Fall 2023 Multi-Employer Job Fair

Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 09:56 AM

St. Leonard’s Community Services, Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie and Community Resource Services - Brantford are hosting a multi-employer job fair! The Fall 2023 Job Fair will be held on October 11, 2023 at the Best Western Hotel and Conference Centre from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

There are still a...

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Colborne Point development a major step forward for City’s downtown

Posted on Thursday, September 07, 2023 11:12 AM

At their City Council meeting held August 29, 2023, Brantford City Council endorsed a bylaw directing the City to enter into an agreement of purchase of sale of the lands informally known as “Colborne Point” with Vrancor Group, an established Ontario developer specializing in urban redevelopment...

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Free Export Webinars Focusing on Tapping the US Market

Posted on Thursday, September 07, 2023 10:28 AM

The Ontario government is holding several webinars with details on their well-known programs NEBS- NETSUS and DO’S and DON’TS.  The dates are on September 13th, September 20th, and September 27th, respectively. The information provided in these events has relevant content for any company that is...

On hand for the ribbon cutting ceremony were (left to right in photo) Sara Munroe -- Director, Economic Development, Tourism and Cultural Initiatives, City of Brantford; David Prang -- Chamber of Commerce Brantford-Brant CEO; Linda Hunt -- City of Brantford Councillor; Garnet Lasby -- President of Massilly North America; Will Bouma -- Member of Provincial Parliament for Brantford-Brant.

Massilly North America Celebrates Opening of New 42.2K s.f. Warehouse Facility

Posted on Wednesday, September 06, 2023 03:56 PM

Massilly North America celebrated the opening of a 42.2K s.f. warehouse facility expansion today. The addition of new high speed printing and stamping equipment to facilitate the growth of sales led to a shortage of storage space in their facility building. The company held a significant portion of...

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Brantford is one of Canada’s Best Locations to Invest for Business, 4 years running

Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023 12:31 PM

The City of Brantford has been named one of the nation’s best locations for businesses to invest. For the fourth year in a row, Site Selection Magazine has named Brantford as one of the top places in the country for business investment, based on corporate end-user facility investment and related...

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Post-Secondary Students Can Enhance Your Labour Force

Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 09:55 AM

Your business could benefit from hiring students, interns, and recent post-secondary graduates. Not only do these candidates possess the skills and enthusiasm that can support operational success, but they could also help your company qualify for hiring grants and wage subsidies.

Students are keen...

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July 2023 Labour Market Report

Posted on Friday, August 04, 2023 03:28 PM

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

  • July Unemployment Rate: Brantford 4.2% [+] Ontario 5.6% [-] Canada 5.5% [+]

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

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Lintec Label and Print Solutions to expand with investment from Government of Canada

Posted on Friday, July 14, 2023 03:29 PM

Ontario’s manufacturers are leading the charge in the growing market for environmentally sustainable products. Our government is investing in these businesses to help them develop innovative ways to produce sustainable solutions, create good jobs, and move Canada towards a zero plastic waste future...

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June 2023 Labour Market Report

Posted on Friday, July 07, 2023 03:02 PM

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

June Unemployment Rate: Brantford 3.9% [-] Ontario 5.7% [+] Canada 5.4% [+]

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

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Brantford Ranked Second Safest City to Live in Canada

Posted on Thursday, July 06, 2023 03:58 PM

A new study on the safest cities in Canada by Rentola ranked Brantford as the second safest city to live in Canada with Barrie taking the top position.  The study looked at factors including the number of citizens per police officer and severity of violent and non-violent crimes.