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Filming Notice - October 12-14, 2022

Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 02:07 PM

The City of Brantford Economic Development and Tourism Department is pleased to welcome the cast and crew of Undercover Holiday. They will be filming exterior scenes along Dalhousie St. (George St. to Market St.) and George Street (Darling St. to Dalhousie St.).

This film follows a pop star returning...

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Filming Notice - October 15-16, 22-23 & 27-28, 2022

Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 02:07 PM

The City of Brantford Economic Development and Tourism Department is pleased to welcome the cast and crew of Maybe This Time. They will be filming exterior scenes at Queen St. and Nelson St. (October 15-16), interior and exterior scenes at the Sanderson Centre (October 22), interior scenes at 235...

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September 2022 Labour Market Update

Posted on Friday, October 07, 2022 12:31 PM

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

September Unemployment Rate: Brantford 4.1% [+] Ontario 5.8% [+] Canada 5.2% [-]

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

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Ontario Investing in Construction Sector to Combat Labour Shortage

Posted on Thursday, October 06, 2022 06:41 PM

The Ontario government is working for workers by investing $3.7 million to help up to 2,500 workers start or advance in well-paying careers in the construction industry. This decade, Ontario will need 100,000 more construction workers to help deliver the province’s ambitious infrastructure plans, including...

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Barry Callebaut Breaks Ground on New Specialty Chocolate Factory in Brantford

Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 09:36 AM

On September 27, 2022, Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s largest manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, celebrated the groundbreaking of its newest factory in Brantford on Bowery Road in the city’s northwest industrial area.

Barry Callebault is investing $104 million US in the factory...

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Opportunities at KeepRite Refrigeration

Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 08:36 AM

KeepRite Refrigeration is one of North America’s most recognized and successful commercial refrigeration manufacturers, and a strong, stable employer recognized within the community. For almost 80 years, KeepRite Refrigeration has built upon time-tested and proven techniques, combining them with progressive...

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Brantford Named One of Canada’s Best Locations to Invest for Business for The Third Year in a Row

Posted on Tuesday, September 06, 2022 10:50 AM

For the third year in a row, Brantford has been named one of the nation’s best locations for businesses to invest. Site Selection Magazine recognized Brantford among 20 local and regional groups across the nation representing “Canada’s Best Location,” based on corporate end-user facility investment and...

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August 2022 Labour Market Update

Posted on Tuesday, September 06, 2022 10:21 AM

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

August Unemployment Rate: Brantford 3.8% [+] Ontario 5.7% [+] Canada 5.4% [+]

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

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City of Brantford recognized as one of the top international film commissions at the LGMI Awards

Posted on Thursday, September 01, 2022 09:42 AM

The City was nominated for the Outstanding Film Commission Award alongside five other locations with Oklahoma Film & Music Office ultimately taking home the award for Reservation Dogs. A film commission is a specialized office under the authority of a government entity with the purpose of promoting...

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Filming Notice – September 2-8, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 09:00 AM

The City of Brantford Economic Development and Tourism Department is pleased to welcome back the cast and crew of Murdoch Mysteries. They will be filming exterior scenes in daylight at the Steve Brown Sports Complex at 20 Edge St, Brantford.

The film crew will be on site Friday, September 2 as well as...