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Baseball Film in Brantford Requires Background Performers

Posted on Monday, June 05, 2023 12:56 PM

An independent feature film coming to Brantford is looking for YOU to help tell the incredible story of a Texan little league baseball team making it against all odds to the 2002 Little League World Series. The production is welcoming people of all ages to participate as BASEBALL SPECTATORS.  Also...

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Construction Numbers for the First Quarter of 2023

Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023 07:55 AM

Brantford began the year on pace to set new construction activity records with 406 building permits issued in the first quarter totaling $187 million in construction value. Permits and total permit values for January, February, and March of 2023 respectively were 92 permits (construction valued at...

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Mastro Vinci and 900 Distribution Receive Provincial Funding

Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023 10:36 AM

The Ontario government is supporting an investment of $1,580,000.00 by Mastro Vinci and 900 Distribution to boost local manufacturing and create 12 new good-paying jobs. As part of this investment, the government is providing Mastro Vinci with $237,000.00 in funding through the Southwestern Ontario...

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April 2023 Labour Market Update

Posted on Tuesday, May 09, 2023 01:23 PM

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

April Unemployment Rate: Brantford 5.0% [-] Ontario 4.9% [-] Canada 5.0% [=]

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

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Grand Opening of Second Mitsui High-tec (Canada) Inc. Facility

Posted on Tuesday, May 02, 2023 10:14 AM

On April 28, 2023, Mitsui High-tec (Canada) Inc. opened its second plant in Brantford, a 100,000 square foot advanced manufacturing facility. The initial adjacent plant was opened in 2015 and signaled the Japanese company’s entry into the North American market.

At these facilities, the company...

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Filming Notice - April 30 to May 4, 2023

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 03:24 PM

The City of Brantford Economic Development, Tourism & Cultural Initiatives Department is pleased to welcome the cast and crew of Dark Planet. They will be filming scenes at the corner of Colborne Street and Queen Street. Basecamp will be held at 101 Market Street South (Earl Haig).

The production...

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March 2023 Labour Market Update

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 12:11 PM

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

March Unemployment Rate: Brantford 5.3% [-] Ontario 5.1% [=] Canada 5.0% [=]

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

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City launches new online option for submitting and tracking building permit applications

Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 01:26 PM

The City of Brantford is pleased to share that an online option for submitting and tracking building permit applications is now available at Brantford.ca/BuildingPermit. As a result, applicants can now fill out their building permit application online, digitally attach and submit building plans and...

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February 2023 Labour Market Update

Posted on Monday, March 13, 2023 11:18 AM

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

February Unemployment Rate: Brantford 5.8% [-] Ontario 5.1% [-] Canada 5.0% [=]

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

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2021 Census Data Mapped for Brantford

Posted on Wednesday, March 08, 2023 03:52 PM

To help make sense of the plethora of data from the 2021 Canadian census, a series of maps presenting 70 key characteristics has been created for Brantford. Mapped characteristics include population, counts, dwellings, household profiles, language, ancestry, mobility, education, labour force, and...