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Free 2024 Export Webinars Focusing on Tapping the US Market from the Province of Ontario

Posted on Tuesday, April 09, 2024 12:00 PM

The Ontario government is holding several webinars with details on their well-known programs NEBS- NETSUS and DO’S and DON’TS.  The dates are on April 30th, May 8th, and May 15th, respectively. The information provided in these events has relevant content for any company that is looking to export...

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New Application Dates for the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund

Posted on Monday, April 08, 2024 12:51 PM

The Southwestern Ontario Development Fund provides support for projects and investments to existing businesses, municipalities and not-for-profit organizations for economic development in southwestern Ontario. The objective of the program is to provide financial support and services to help growing...

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March 2024 Labour Market Report

Posted on Monday, April 08, 2024 11:15 AM

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

  • March Unemployment Rate: Brantford 4.9% [=] Ontario 6.7% [+] Canada 6.1% [+]

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

Connect with the Economic Development team

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 02:40 PM

The Economic Development department wants to meet you!

With so many quality industries across a wide range of sectors, ensuring that existing businesses feel supported by the City is crucial in this ever changing world. Development Liaison, Stacey Kursikowski, works closely with local industries to...

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Ethos Automation Open House

Posted on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 12:58 PM

Ethos Automation, a leader in automation, is hosting an Open House and you’re invited to check out their new facility and see world-class automation. Interact with the Ethos Team and other key exhibitors and learn how custom automation solutions can transform your business

Location: 70 Easton Road

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February 2024 Labour Market Report

Posted on Friday, March 08, 2024 01:35 PM

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

  • February Unemployment Rate: Brantford 4.9% [=] Ontario 6.5% [+] Canada 5.8% [+]

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

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New Funding Opens from CanExports SMEs

Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 04:12 PM

CanExport SMEs provides up to $50,000 to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) registered in Canada for international business development activities. The program helps develop export opportunities for products and services in new international markets.

CanExport SMEs is a competitive program...

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New Technology, Tools and Process Support from the Ontario Automotive Modernization Program

Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 03:37 PM

As an automotive parts supplier, you could receive support when you introduce new process technology, tools and technologies to support new product development, or lean manufacturing to your business.  The funding is part of the Ontario Automotive Modernization Program which offers up to $150,000 in...

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Apply for 2024 My Main Street Funding

Posted on Friday, February 23, 2024 01:29 PM

My Main Street is a $15-million investment to foster the stabilization and revitalization of main streets across southern Ontario. The program will offer streamlined direct-to-business supports and complementary programming for community projects that will encourage growth and economic prosperity.

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Filming Notice - February 23, 2023

Posted on Friday, February 23, 2024 08:30 AM

Recognizing how welcoming film contributes to short-term economic investment, cultural development, and civic-pride in the the community, the City of Brantford Economic Development, Tourism & Cultural Initiatives Department is pleased to host the cast and crew of Freeborn, a proof-of-concept project....