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Wildrid Laurier University Looking For Host Families

Posted on Thursday, January 23, 2020 08:30 AM

Brantford continues to be a destination for post-secondary students. This March, Wilfrid Laurier University is welcoming approximately 40 students from Dijon, France for a 4-week business program. If you have interest and opportunity to welcome, support, and host a student, check out more details below...

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New Electric Now Serving Brantford

Posted on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 04:41 PM

New Electric has opened a new service branch location in Brantford. New Electric has been serving the area remotely for more than 40 years and now they are right in town at 71 Craig Street, Unit #1. They are proud to be able to serve the Brantford area quicker and more efficiently than ever before.

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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

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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.

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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...