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New Federal Indigenous Business Navigator Service

Posted on Wednesday, March 08, 2023 10:58 AM

Indigenous businesses, organizations and communities can now access a new service available through Indigenous Services Canada: the Indigenous Business Navigator Service.

This new service provides a single point of contact that connects Indigenous organizations and businesses to services and programs...

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Digitalization Competence Centre Helps Ontario SMEs Modernize

Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 02:19 PM

Digitalization is redefining the future for companies. It is a critical factor in the success and growth of Ontario’s companies, enabling them to release products to the market faster and reach the right customers, all while offering a near perfect experience. 

Through the Digitalization Competence...

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Food Processing Skills Canada Workforce Development Program

Posted on Friday, February 17, 2023 11:03 AM

A new national program for the Canadian food and beverage manufacturing industry promises a skilled workforce and improved employer recruiting and retention strategies.

Food Processing Skills Canada (FPSC) – the Canadian food and beverage manufacturing industry’s non-profit workforce development...

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City Building Permits Set Record Topping $500 Million

Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 02:55 PM

The city issued more than $500 million in building permits in 2022, topping the previous mark of $472 million set in 2021, which surpassed the 2020 record of $255.2 million.

“It was an exceptional year,” Andy McMahon, Brantford’s chief building official, said in an interview this week. “Every year,...

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Filming Notice - January 9-13, 2023

Posted on Friday, January 06, 2023 02:40 PM

 The City of Brantford Economic Development, Tourism & Cultural Initiatives Department is pleased to welcome the cast and crew of Murdoch Mysteries. They will be filming scenes at 88 Dalhousie Street (Sanderson Centre), 20 Wellington Street, Waterloo Court, and 50 Palace Street (St. Basil’s...

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December 2022 Labour Market Update

Posted on Friday, January 06, 2023 11:50 AM

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

December Unemployment Rate: Brantford 5.8% [+] Ontario 5.3% [-] Canada 5.0% [-]

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

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Feature Development: 94.6K s.f. at Savannah Oaks Dr. and Oak Park Rd.

Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 02:00 PM

For Lease: Savannah Oaks Dr. and Oak Park Rd.

 Prestigious Industrial 94,641 square feet.

  • Flexible M3-2 Zoning with a number of Commercial and Industrial uses.
  • High Traffic location, adjacent to Hwy 403 access.
  • 15 Docks with on-site trailer parking.
  • Detailed leasing package is available.
  • Offered on an...

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EmployerOne Survey Returns in 2023

Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2022 12:58 PM

January will see the return of the EmployerOne survey, giving employers a platform to share their labour force challenges and successes.

A lot has changed since the last EmployerOne survey, conducted in 2020 just prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2023 survey will be a good opportunity to see where...

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Join Brantford’s New Economic Development, Tourism & Cultural Initiatives Advisory Committee

Posted on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 02:30 PM

Brantford’s City Council is seeking 5 Citizen Appointees who identify as individuals from any of the following interest groups:

  • Tourism sector business owners/operators
  • Industrial sector business owners/operators
  • Manufacturing sector business owners/operators
  • Small business owners/operators
  • Members of...

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Filming Notice - December 14-16, 2022

Posted on Monday, December 12, 2022 04:00 PM

The City of Brantford Economic Development, Tourism & Cultural Initiatives Department is pleased to welcome the cast and crew of Christmas Reboot. They will be filming exterior scenes at Harmony Square.

This film follows a couple who lives in the suburbs and is trying to “have it all”. Their...