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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...

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2021 Industrial Appreciation

Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 02:30 PM

For over 35 years, the City of Brantford Economic Development Advisory Committee has been involved in hosting an Industrial Appreciation Event for local industry. For the past 12 years, the committee has partnered with the Rotary Club of Brantford to host a luncheon formally recognizing the contribution...

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March 2021 Labour Market Update

Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 01:46 PM

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

March Unemployment Rate: Brantford 7.2% [-] Ontario 7.5% [-] Canada 7.5% [-]

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

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Feature Development: The Landing Condominium Residence

Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 12:00 PM

Vicano Developments Limited and Leschuk-Weisz Developments are proud to present the Landing, an innovative new community of condominiums inspired by the Brantford Flying Club founded in 1929.
The Landing pays homage to our city’s history, while providing modern enhancements and first-class amenities.


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Businesses Can Apply for COVID-19 Rapid Tests

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 09:56 AM

The Ontario government is accepting requests from Ontario businesses to receive rapid COVID-19 tests.

Businesses can sign up for the government’s rapid testing program via email.

For the manufacturing sector, please contact the program via email

Fore more information, please visit the Ontario...

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Rogers 5G Network Expands to Brantford

Posted on Thursday, March 25, 2021 10:16 AM

Rogers Communications has announced the launch of 5G in 10 more cities and towns across Canada, including Brantford.  Rogers 5G network, powered exclusively by Ericsson, now reaches a total of 170 cities and towns across the country.

5G will introduce new capabilities that are significantly more...

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Latest Industrial Purchase Highlights Continued Investment Interest in Brantford

Posted on Monday, March 22, 2021 09:07 AM

LaSalle Investment Management’s LaSalle Canada Property Fund (LCPF) has topped $1 billion in value and made a major acquisition in Brantford with the purchase of a half million-square-foot industrial property.

Lasalle’s LCPF closed the acquisition of a 527,568-square-foot, 30-foot clear height, fully...

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February 2021 Construction Numbers

Posted on Saturday, March 20, 2021 01:32 PM

The City released its February 2021 Report on Construction Activity demonstrating a construction value of $10.359 million for permits issued in February 2021. 

The monthly construction value of $10.359 million attained in February 2021 is above the 5 year February average of $9.481 million. It...

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Report on Post Pandemic Economic Scenarios Released

Posted on Thursday, March 18, 2021 10:49 AM

The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie has released a report on Grand Erie’s Post Pandemic Economics Scenarios.

The report explores 4 potential scenarios of what the local workforce, labour market and economy could look like post pandemic, and lists a number of strategies and recommendations of how...