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Digital Main Street Community Collaboration Project

Posted on Friday, February 26, 2021 01:17 PM

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The Digital Main Street Community Collaboration Project, a partnership between the Brantford-Brant Business Resource Enterprise Centre (BRC) and Hamilton’s Innovation Factory, recently launched in an effort to assist restaurants and retailers with their digital marketing efforts. Through the project,...

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Enterprise Brant Employer Supports

Posted on Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:22 PM

Enterprise Brant is a not-for-profit organization supported by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev). They work with partners in the community to plan, initiate, facilitate, manage, and administer projects and programs, which support business, community development and...

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2021 Brantford Industrial Directory Moving to Online Update Format

Posted on Monday, February 22, 2021 12:37 PM

Each year the City of Brantford Economic Development and Tourism Department updates the Brantford Industrial Directory, thanks to the input of businesses like yours.

Maintaining an accurate and up-to-date Industrial Directory represents a number of key advantages for Brantford.  It allows our department...

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January 2021 Construction Numbers

Posted on Friday, February 19, 2021 11:56 AM

The City released its January 2021 Report on Construction Activity demonstrating a construction value of $11.110 million for permits issued in January 2021.

The monthly construction value of $11.110 million attained in January 2021 is less than the 5 year January average of $18.503 million. It is worth...

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Feature Development: 195 Savannah Oaks

Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2021 04:27 PM

Up to 25,498 square feet available for lease in a first-class industrial facility featuring 24’ clear height, dock and drive-in loading facilities, T8 lighting, and upgraded power. Excellent location within Brantford’s Northwest Industrial Park with direct access to Highway 403 and prominent visibility...

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Employer Webinar with Service Canada and the Canada Revenue Agency

Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:46 PM

To help support local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie is partnering with Service Canada and the Canada Revenue Agency to deliver a virtual information session on February 24, 2021 at 9:30 am.

The session will be up to two hours long, include a Q&A...

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January 2021 Labour Market Update

Posted on Friday, February 05, 2021 01:37 PM

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

January Unemployment Rate: Brantford 6.9% [+] Ontario 10.2% [+] Canada 9.4% [+]

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

Registration for the Conestoga Virtual Job Fair is now open

Posted on Tuesday, February 02, 2021 02:38 PM

This is your opportunity to connect with talented, workplace-ready students eager to meet your graduate, co-op and seasonal recruitment needs.

Conestoga is a recognized leader in polytechnic education. Their students learn to connect theory, research and practice through skills-based, hands-on work-integrated...

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COVID-19 Info Training Session with Ministry of Labour, Traning, and Skills Development

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2021 10:11 AM

To help support Ontario’s employers and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) is partnering with the Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie to deliver a free COVID-19 information session on March 2nd at 10:00 am.

The session will be up...

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Federal Government Launches Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program

Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 03:26 PM

The federal government has announced the launch of the Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program, or HASCAP. As first outlined in the 2020 Fall Economic Statement, HASCAP will provide financial support to businesses that have been hardest hit by the pandemic.

Businesses across Canada continue...