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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...

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Massilly North America Adds State-Of-The Art Printing Equipment

Posted on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 09:40 AM

Massilly North America Inc., a global metal packaging manufacturing and distribution company headquartered in Brantford, which serves the North and South American food sector, is investing in its first new Koenig & Bauer MetalStar 3 metal decorating press.

“We service a wide range of customers in...

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February 2021 Labour Market Update

Posted on Friday, March 12, 2021 10:21 AM

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

February Unemployment Rate: Brantford 7.6% [+] Ontario 9.2% [-] Canada 8.2% [-]

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

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Ontario Setting Up Apprentices and Employers for Success

Posted on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 02:15 PM

Employers who train apprentices may be eligible for grants to help mitigate the cost of training. The Achievement Incentive and Group Sponsorship Grant will help more employers take on apprentices to build Ontario’s apprenticeship and skilled trades pipeline.

Achievement Incentive

The Achievement Incentive...

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Upcoming Ontario Government Export Business Missions to India

Posted on Tuesday, March 02, 2021 12:56 PM

The Ontario government is organizing three export business missions to India taking place from August to November 2021, which may interest companies in your region.

August 19-21, 2021: Ontario Export Business Mission to Medical Fair India 2021

The Ontario government is organizing an export business mission...

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Digital Main Street Community Collaboration Project

Posted on Friday, February 26, 2021 01:17 PM

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The Digital Main Street Community Collaboration Project, a partnership between the Brantford-Brant Business Resource Enterprise Centre (BRC) and Hamilton’s Innovation Factory, recently launched in an effort to assist restaurants and retailers with their digital marketing efforts. Through the project,...

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Enterprise Brant Employer Supports

Posted on Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:22 PM

Enterprise Brant is a not-for-profit organization supported by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev). They work with partners in the community to plan, initiate, facilitate, manage, and administer projects and programs, which support business, community development and...

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2021 Brantford Industrial Directory Moving to Online Update Format

Posted on Monday, February 22, 2021 12:37 PM

Each year the City of Brantford Economic Development and Tourism Department updates the Brantford Industrial Directory, thanks to the input of businesses like yours.

Maintaining an accurate and up-to-date Industrial Directory represents a number of key advantages for Brantford.  It allows our department...