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Applications Now Open for Ontario Business Costs Rebate Program

Posted on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 05:09 PM

Eligible businesses required to close or reduce capacity due to the current public health measures put in place to blunt the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 can apply for the new Ontario Business Costs Rebate Program starting today. Through the new program, the government will provide eligible...

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New targeted COVID-19 support measures to create jobs and growth

Posted on Friday, October 22, 2021 02:01 PM

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With one of the most successful vaccination campaigns in the world, many businesses safely reopening, and employment now back to pre-pandemic levels, Canadians have reached a turning point in the fight against COVID-19. The government has now surpassed its target of creating a million new jobs....

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September 2021 Labour Market Update

Posted on Friday, October 08, 2021 04:27 PM

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

September Unemployment Rate: Brantford 6.1% [+] Ontario 7.3% [-] Canada 6.9% [-]

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

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August 2021 Labour Market Update

Posted on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 12:55 PM

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

August Unemployment Rate: Brantford 5.7% [-] Ontario 7.6% [-] Canada 7.1% [-]

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

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July 2021 Labour Market Update

Posted on Friday, August 06, 2021 04:08 PM

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

July Unemployment Rate: Brantford 6.1% [-] Ontario 8.0% [-] Canada 7.5% [-]

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

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Feds Announce Shop Local Investment Benefiting Canada’s Small Businesses

Posted on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 11:04 AM

As more and more Canadians are getting vaccinated and we finish the fight against COVID-19 and begin to safely reopen, the Government of Canada is committed to supporting small businesses from coast to coast to coast.

On June 21, 2021, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion...

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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...

City Service Changes During Provincewide Shutdown

Posted on Thursday, December 24, 2020 10:25 AM

A provincewide shutdown is in effect as of Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. As a result, many City of Brantford facilities and in-person services will be impacted by the provincial mandatory order.

The City of Brantford’s Customer Contact Centre will be open on Thursday, December 24, 2020 from...

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August 2020 Labour Market Update

Posted on Friday, September 04, 2020 01:13 PM

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

August Unemployment Rate: Brantford 9.8% [-] Ontario 10.6% [-] Canada 10.2% [-]

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

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Grand Erie COVID-19 Business Insights Survey Results Released

Posted on Wednesday, September 02, 2020 09:40 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing lockdowns shocked businesses and the workforce across the Grand Erie area in an unprecedented manner starting in March 2020. A few months in, as businesses began to contemplate, prepare, and execute plans to reopen, community organizations looked to identify interventions...