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Digital Main Street Community Collaboration Project

Posted on Friday, February 26, 2021 01:17 PM

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The Digital Main Street Community Collaboration Project, a partnership between the Brantford-Brant Business Resource Enterprise Centre (BRC) and Hamilton’s Innovation Factory, recently launched in an effort to assist restaurants and retailers with their digital marketing efforts. Through the project,...

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June 2021 Labour Market Update

Posted on Friday, July 09, 2021 11:54 AM

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

June Unemployment Rate: Brantford 6.5% [+] Ontario 8.4% [-] Canada 7.8% [-]

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

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Grand Erie Jobs Board Expands

Posted on Friday, June 25, 2021 11:24 AM

The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie has launched Grand Erie Jobs 2.0 to better help residents find work, research careers and learn about local businesses.

Grand Erie Jobs 2.0 builds on online tools introduced a year ago that connect people with jobs and community services in Brantford; the counties...

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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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Six Nations Polytechnic Acquires Brantford Campus

Posted on Saturday, June 19, 2021 08:43 AM

Six Nations Polytechnic (SNP) is celebrating another historic moment this week after recently appointing an inaugural Vice President Academic. The institution is officially the proud owner of its Brantford campus facilities. This marks a significant achievement for SNP, improving access to facilities...

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May 2021 Labour Market Update

Posted on Tuesday, June 08, 2021 04:48 PM

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

May Unemployment Rate: Brantford 6.1% [-] Ontario 9.3% [+] Canada 8.2% [+]

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

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Fiera funds buy 5 Brantford industrial buildings for $118M

Posted on Thursday, June 03, 2021 10:23 AM

In a push to acquire prime industrial properties in and around Toronto, Fiera Real Estate is the latest to add to its holdings. They have invested approximately $118 million to acquire five industrial buildings comprising about 940,000 square feet of space in Brantford.

“We’re happy to get a transaction...

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2021 Brantford Industrial Directory Released

Posted on Monday, May 31, 2021 02:55 PM

Each year the City of Brantford Economic Development and Tourism Department updates the Brantford Industrial Directory, thanks to the input of our local businesses. 

Maintaining an accurate and up-to-date Industrial Directory represents a number of key advantages for Brantford. It allows our department...

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Navigating Work/Life Balance in Grand Erie

Posted on Thursday, May 27, 2021 01:21 PM

The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie (WPBGE) is conducting a survey to better understand the challenges residents face achieving a healthy work-life balance.

The survey is open to anyone, aged 16+, living in Brantford, Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk, Six Nations & New Credit.

Work-life balance means...

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Ontario Continues to Expand Access to Rapid Testing for Workplaces

Posted on Thursday, May 27, 2021 01:09 PM

To ramp up its fight against COVID-19 in workplaces, and in addition to the recently-announced partnership between the province and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, the Ontario government has launched a new rapid testing portal to make it easier for all essential businesses to access free rapid testing...