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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...

Indigenous Business Navigator service available at Indigenous Services Canada

Posted on Monday, December 04, 2023 01:05 PM

When applying for funding or business supports, connecting to all of the programs, funding applications, departments and agencies of the Government of Canada can be challenging. This can be even harder if you are part of a small team, or have not yet worked with any of them before.

To help make...

Ontario Strengthening Indigenous Economies

Posted on Friday, December 01, 2023 12:49 PM

The Ontario government is investing $9.2 million in two programs to improve economic opportunities for Indigenous communities across the province. The Indigenous Economic Development Fund (IEDF) and the Indigenous Community Capital Grants Program (ICCGP) provide grants and financing for Indigenous...