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Brantford Again Ranks in Top 3 Canadian Cities to Buy Real Estate

Posted on Thursday, 13 June 2019 11:52 AM

For the fourth year in a row, Brantford ranks as one of the top 3 cities to buy real estate in Canada according to MoneySense magazine. The ranking is testament to the health of the local economy, the city’s affordability compared to many surrounding urban centres, and the appeal of its unique location. 


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Brantford's Open-for-Business Economy Marks Another Positive Year in 2018

Posted on Wednesday, 08 May 2019 10:25 AM

2018 marked another positive year for the City of Brantford as the area’s strong economic generators contributed significantly to our vibrant, ‘open for business’ economy and success in the global marketplace.  The 2018 Year in Review Report summarizes many of the great strides taken by our community.


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May 2019 Labour Market Update

Posted on Monday, 10 June 2019 04:22 PM

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

May Unemployment Rate: Brantford 5.4% [+] Ontario 5.2% [-] Canada 5.4% [-]

Labour Market Reports

The report includes annual rates for the last 10 years, comparing Brantford to surrounding...

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April 2019 Construction Numbers

Posted on Friday, 17 May 2019 12:23 PM

The City of Brantford released the April 2019 Summary Report on Construction Activity. The report shows a construction value of $8.852 million for permits issued in the month of April.

The construction value attained in April 2019 is above the construction value attained in April 20 18; while the number...

Results of the 2019 EmployerOne Survey

Results of 2019 EmployerOne Survey Identifies Hiring Challenges

Posted on Wednesday, 15 May 2019 09:20 AM

Many area employers are reporting they are having difficulty filling jobs because they are simply not getting enough applicants.

This is one of many highlights from our community’s annual EmployerOne survey, conducted by the Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie and 20 other organizations.

More than...