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October 2023 Labour Market Report

Posted on Friday, November 03, 2023 03:28 PM

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

  • October Unemployment Rate: Brantford 4.1% [-] Ontario 6.2% [+] Canada 5.7% [+]

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

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Brantford Company Partners With Wayne Gretzky to Create Affordable Hockey Sticks

Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023 09:06 AM

W. Graeme Roustan, Executive Chairman and owner of Roustan Hockey Ltd. today announces a strategic partnership with Wayne Gretzky and the Wayne Gretzky Foundation of Brantford, Ontario, Canada.

Wayne Gretzky, the number one ranked hockey player by The Hockey News’ Top 75 Players and Teams of All...

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Supports to Help SMEs Fast Track Digital Technology Adaptation

Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 09:13 AM

The Digitalization Competence Centre (DCC) helps Ontario small and medium businesses grow by adopting digital technology. Businesses with less than 500 staff seeking operational upgrades are encouraged to apply.

Digitalization is redefining the future for companies. It is a critical factor in the...

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September 2023 Labour Market Report

Posted on Friday, October 06, 2023 10:43 AM

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

  • September Unemployment Rate: Brantford 4.7% [-] Ontario 6.0% [+] Canada 5.5% [=].

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

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City launches private tree protection engagement campaign

Posted on Thursday, October 05, 2023 03:33 PM

The City of Brantford is taking a proactive stance in our commitment to mitigating and adapting to the impacts of climate change. As part of this commitment, an enhanced Private Tree Protection By-law is being developed to protect 74 per cent of our local tree canopy that is on privately-owned...

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Brantford Businesses Are Among Canada’s Top Growing Companies of 2023

Posted on Wednesday, October 04, 2023 03:45 PM

We are excited that two outstanding Brantford businesses are part of Canada’s Top Growing Companies of 2023 as published by The Globe and Mail. The list identifies 425 exceptional businesses demonstrating staggering 3-year growth rates. With remarkable innovation and burgeoning businesses models,...

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Filming Notice - October 4-12, 2023

Posted on Tuesday, October 03, 2023 11:25 AM

The City of Brantford Economic Development, Tourism & Cultural Initiatives Department is pleased to welcome the cast and crew of Wisteria. They will be filming scenes on at the Sanderson Centre, in 93 Dalhousie Street, and exteriors along the following streets: Darling, Dalhousie, Queen, Colborne,...

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Fall 2023 Multi-Employer Job Fair

Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 09:56 AM

St. Leonard’s Community Services, Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie and Community Resource Services - Brantford are hosting a multi-employer job fair! The Fall 2023 Job Fair will be held on October 11, 2023 at the Best Western Hotel and Conference Centre from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

There are still a...

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Colborne Point development a major step forward for City’s downtown

Posted on Thursday, September 07, 2023 11:12 AM

At their City Council meeting held August 29, 2023, Brantford City Council endorsed a bylaw directing the City to enter into an agreement of purchase of sale of the lands informally known as “Colborne Point” with Vrancor Group, an established Ontario developer specializing in urban redevelopment...

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Free Export Webinars Focusing on Tapping the US Market

Posted on Thursday, September 07, 2023 10:28 AM

The Ontario government is holding several webinars with details on their well-known programs NEBS- NETSUS and DO’S and DON’TS.  The dates are on September 13th, September 20th, and September 27th, respectively. The information provided in these events has relevant content for any company that is...