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Brantford Filmmaker Returned Home to Make “Walter’s Way”

Posted on Friday, May 10, 2019 09:26 AM

In 2018, our own Tom Gigliotti returned home to make his short film, Walter’s Way.  He is part of an increasing number of film and television productions that have been looking at and shooting in Brantford. The industry in Ontario is growing rapidly and contributed nearly $1.6 billion to the economy...

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Innovative Warehouse and Logistics Training Program Connects Employees and Employers

Posted on Thursday, May 09, 2019 08:25 AM

The Connect2Skills warehousing – logistics training program is a SkillsAdvance Ontario project administered by the Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie and funded by Employment Ontario. The project trains local people with the technical, essential and employability skills needed in Brantford-Brant’s...

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Brantford's Open-for-Business Economy Marks Another Positive Year in 2018

Posted on Wednesday, May 08, 2019 10:25 AM

2018 marked another positive year for the City of Brantford as the area’s strong economic generators contributed significantly to our vibrant, ‘open for business’ economy and success in the global marketplace.  The 2018 Year in Review Report summarizes many of the great strides taken by our community.


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Economic Development Website Wins Prestigous Creative Award

Posted on Wednesday, May 08, 2019 09:54 AM

The City of Brantford’s new Economic Development website was honoured with the prestigious 2019 Hermes Creative Award for design and development.  With many enhancements and new features, the site delivers an improved user experience and provides access to greater depths of data. 

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still frame from the indepedant film, Defective, with scenes shot in Brantford.

An Independent Film Transformed a Brantford Warehouse Space into a Movie Set

Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2019 01:10 PM

The film and television industry in Ontario is growing rapidly.  Streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, and Apple are investing heavily in new content.  Many productions are coming to Ontario.  And an increasing number of these are looking for locations outside of the Greater Toronto...