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July 2020 Labour Market Update

Posted on Friday, August 07, 2020 02:18 PM

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

July Unemployment Rate: Brantford 10.6% [-] Ontario 11.3% [-] Canada 10.9% [-]

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

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New Local Job Board Features Hundreds of Jobs in Brantford

Posted on Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:29 PM

Grand Erie Jobs is a new job board featuring hundreds of local jobs and a growing list of career development resources.  Now, Brantford job seekers have a powerful new tool to search for local jobs, making it easier for businesses to attract local workers.

This exciting resource typically lists...

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FedDev Ontario Invests $4M to Support Women-led Businesses Through COVID-19

Posted on Friday, July 17, 2020 03:36 PM

The Government of Canada invests $4 million to support over 700 women-led businesses across southern Ontario.

Women-led businesses often face unique challenges, which have been amplified by the impacts of COVID-19 on our economy. As the economy reopens, these businesses need support to adapt their operations...

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Province Hosts Fall 2020 Virtual Events about Trade with India

Posted on Monday, July 13, 2020 04:06 PM

The Province of Ontario is organizing two online events around investment and business opportunities in India.

ExportON!: Opportunities in India's Healthcare Sector

Online (8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. EST)
September 10, 2020

Ontario remains committed to creating opportunities for our business community...

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June 2020 Labour Market Update

Posted on Friday, July 10, 2020 11:56 AM

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

June Unemployment Rate: Brantford 12.6% [+] Ontario 12.2% [-] Canada 12.3% [-]

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

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Council approves Economic Recovery Action Plan

Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:02 AM

At their meeting held virtually on Tuesday, June 23, Brantford City Council unanimously approved the Economic Recovery Action Plan put forth by the Mayor’s Economic Recovery Task Force. Working together, the Task Force has successfully developed a progressive, action-driven plan to position the City...

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FedDev Ontario and partners to assist nearly 23,000 Ontario businesses in embracing online commerce

Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 03:57 PM

The Government of Canada invests $50 million towards helping businesses across the region adopt digital technologies to recover from the pandemic and emerge stronger.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a severe impact on businesses of all sizes across the country. In particular, retail-oriented main street...

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Seeking Local COVID-19 PPE and Safety Suppliers

Posted on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 03:38 PM

The demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and safety equipment will continue to grow throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. As businesses begin to open and people begin to return to work, the ability to quickly and conveniently source these supplies will become increasingly important.

The Chamber...

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Brantford Cautiously Continues Gradual Reopening

Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2020 09:59 AM

On Monday June 8, the Province announced that the City of Brantford and the County of Brant, along with 23 other jurisdictions, are permitted to advance to Stage 2 of the Province’s re-opening plan beginning Friday, June 12, 2020.

“While the City is certainly encouraged that we can enter this next phase,...

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May 2020 Labour Market Update

Posted on Friday, June 05, 2020 12:44 PM

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

May Unemployment Rate: Brantford 11.3% [+] Ontario 13.6% [+] Canada 13.7% [+]

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