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Ontario Launches Campaign to Address Skilled Trades Shortage

Posted on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 11:38 AM

Campaign Supports New Strategy

The Government of Ontario is launching a campaign to attract more people to the skilled trades and employers to hire more apprentices. The province is facing a serious labour shortage which has the potential to get progressively worse. On any given day tens of thousands...

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December 2019 Construction Numbers

Posted on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 03:11 PM

City finishes 2019 with nearly $200 million in construction activity

The City released its December 2019 Report on Construction Activity demonstrating a construction value of $8.782 million for 54 issued permits. The construction value in December surpasses the value attained for the month of December...

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December 2019 Labour Market Update

Posted on Friday, January 10, 2020 11:16 AM

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

December Unemployment Rate: Brantford 3.8% [+] Ontario 5.3% [-] Canada 5.6% [-]

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

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November 2019 Construction Numbers

Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 04:03 PM

Brantford’s construction activity remains strong in November

The City of Brantford released its November 2019 Report on Construction Activity demonstrating a construction value of $16.980 million for 76 building permits issued. The City’s construction activity continues to grow with significant increases...

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Mitsui High-tec (Canada) Inc. (MHT) Hiring

Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 03:59 PM

Mitsui High-tec (Canada) Inc. (MHT) is located at 60 Fen Ridge Court in the city’s Northwest Business Park. The 104,000 square-foot facility, which opened in 2017, is a state-of-the-art motor-core manufacturing plant which produces environmentally sustainable products for the North American automotive...

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Brantford Becomes Increasingly Film Friendly with New Policy

Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 03:41 PM

The City of Brantford’s new film policy establishes a framework for continued success through fairness, transparency, and flexibility for productions, businesses, and residents.  The policy responds to changes in the film, television, and media industry. 

Visit the Film Policy Page

The industry...

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EmployerOne 2020 Survey

Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 03:39 PM

Please take a few minutes to complete your confidential survey before January 31, 2020.

EmployerOne is a...

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November 2019 Labour Market Update

Posted on Friday, December 06, 2019 10:39 AM

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

November Unemployment Rate: Brantford 3.1% [-] Ontario 5.6% [+] Canada 5.9% [+]

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

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Feature Development: 218 Henry

Posted on Monday, December 02, 2019 10:08 AM

218 Henry Street – The Shops on Henry

The Shops on Henry is a neighbourhood Brantford shopping centre that encompasses a total of 350,000 sf of premium retail. Located at the southeast corner of Henry Street and Wayne Gretzky Parkway, this retail centre provides shoppers of Brantford a convenient, accessible...

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Feature Development: 11 Spalding Drive

Posted on Monday, November 25, 2019 03:06 PM

The opportunity consists of a 123,780 SF industrial building located in a diverse commercial and industrial node surrounded by an abundance of amenities. The building is situated on approximately 10.7 acres of land, providing a low coverage ratio of only 27%, allowing for ample additional land...