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May 2022 Labour Market Update

Posted on Friday, June 10, 2022 01:16 PM

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

May Unemployment Rate: Brantford 4.6% [-] Ontario 5.5% [+] Canada 5.1% [-]

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

City confirms receipt of 3rd site plan submission for retail development at 84 Lynden Road

Posted on Tuesday, June 07, 2022 07:13 PM

The City of Brantford can confirm that we are now in receipt of the full 3rd site plan submission that proposes the development of a Costco retail warehouse with a maximum floor area of 15,105m², and an associated gas bar at 84 Lynden Road in Brantford. The submission includes architectural...

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Upfield is Recruiting for Brantford Operation

Posted on Thursday, June 02, 2022 09:59 AM

Upfield is the largest plant-based consumer products company in the world. Their purpose is to make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based foods, plant-based butters and vegan cheeses that are better for you and better for the planet.

Although Upfield is a new...

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1.7M Square Foot State of the Art Development Coming to Brantford

Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 11:01 AM

Granite Telephone City Logistics Centre is a world-class, 1.7M SF business park strategically positioned in the dynamic and growing market of Brantford, just one hour west of the Greater Toronto Area. The first phase of the development will include a total of 869,205 SF over four buildings in a modern,...

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Canada Border Services Agency resumes border services at Brantford Municipal Airport

Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 10:15 AM

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has gradually resumed border services at select airports affected by the temporary measures put in place as a result of COVID-19.

Effective May 2nd, 2022 the CBSA resumed services at 47 small airports, including the Brantford Municipal Airport as noted below.

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Explore career opportunities at Ferrero

Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2022 12:43 PM

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®.

As the love for their brands continues to grow, so too does their global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with...

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OHBA Welcomes Renewal of Job Ready Program

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2022 10:03 AM

The Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) is excited to announce a continued provincial commitment to investing in workforce development and creating pathways for new entrants into the construction industry.

The OHBA Job Ready program is receiving $2.99 million in funding from the Ontario Skills...

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April 2022 Labour Market Update

Posted on Friday, May 06, 2022 03:49 PM

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

April Unemployment Rate: Brantford 4.8% [-] Ontario 5.4% [+] Canada 5.2% [-]

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

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Summer 2022 Ontario Government Webinars and Export Business Missions

Posted on Tuesday, May 03, 2022 03:03 PM

The Ontario government is organizing the following export webinars and business missions taking place in the Summer of 2022.

June 7, 2022: Navigating India’s E-commerce Market - Webinar

The Ontario government is holding a webinar on India’s e-commerce market to assist companies to formulate a market-entry...

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Ferrero investing more than $25.9 million to increase production of popular brands

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2022 04:29 PM

The Ontario government is supporting an investment of more than $25.9 million by Ferrero Canada in Brantford to strengthen the regional manufacturing sector and attract new investments to the local economy while supporting the province's economic growth. The province is investing $1.5 million through...