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2021 Brantford Industrial Directory Released

Posted on Monday, May 31, 2021 02:55 PM

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

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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Navigating Work/Life Balance in Grand Erie

Posted on Thursday, May 27, 2021 01:21 PM

The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie (WPBGE) is conducting a survey to better understand the challenges residents face achieving a healthy work-life balance.

The survey is open to anyone, aged 16+, living in Brantford, Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk, Six Nations & New Credit.

Work-life balance means...

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Ontario Continues to Expand Access to Rapid Testing for Workplaces

Posted on Thursday, May 27, 2021 01:09 PM

To ramp up its fight against COVID-19 in workplaces, and in addition to the recently-announced partnership between the province and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, the Ontario government has launched a new rapid testing portal to make it easier for all essential businesses to access free rapid testing...

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April 2021 Labour Market Update

Posted on Friday, May 07, 2021 02:49 PM

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

April Unemployment Rate: Brantford 6.4% [-] Ontario 9.0% [+] Canada 8.1% [+]

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

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FedEx Supply Chain Immediately Hiring in Brantford

Posted on Thursday, May 06, 2021 03:59 PM

FedEx Supply Chain is immediately hiring Forklift Operators- Reach Truck positions for their warehouse/distribution operation in Brantford. The facility is climate-controlled and located at 3 Ferrero Blvd in Brantford. There are full-time opportunities available.

The pay rate is $21.50/hr. + shift premiums.

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Key Insights and Labour Market Research on Canada’s Food Sector

Posted on Thursday, April 29, 2021 01:02 PM

Food Processing Skills Canada (FPSC) has released “At the Crossroad Greatness”, a comprehensive report on key insights & labour market research about Canada’s food and beverage processing industry.

The report stands as a resource for the food processing industry, government decision makers and other...

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Mitsui High-tec (Canada) Inc. (MHT) Hiring This Spring

Posted on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 03:23 PM

Mitsui High-tec (Canada) Inc. (MHT) is located at 60 Fen Ridge Court in the city’s Northwest Business Park. The 104,000 square-foot facility, which opened in 2017, is a state-of-the-art motor-core manufacturing plant which produces environmentally sustainable products for the North American automotive...

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St. Leonard's April 2021 Virtual Job Fair

Posted on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 04:21 PM

Calling all job seekers! St. Leonard's Community Services Employment Services has announced a VIRTUAL JOB FAIR on April 27, 28, and 29. Employers from various industries are looking to hire community members searching for work. Representatives from 20 employers will meet one on one with prospective employees...

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Youth Work NOW! A local online youth employment session

Posted on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 03:33 PM

Are you a youth between the ages of 15-24 or, do you have a youth in your life that will be looking for summer job or other employment in the near future?

Youth Work NOW! - an online webinar taking place Thursday, April 29th at 11:00 am will help youth in our region search for a summer job or their first...

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March 2021 Construction Numbers

Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 02:09 PM

The City released its March 2021 Report on Construction Activity demonstrating a construction value of $27.030 million for permits issued in March 2021.

The monthly construction value of $27.030 million attained in March 2021 is significantly above the 5 year March average of $20.472 million. It is worth...