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Manufacturing Appreciation Breakfast

Manufacturing was celebrated at our 3rd annual Manufacturing Appreciation Breakfast held on Oct. 26. More than 60 people attended the Brantford event, which originated as a way to thank companies that participated in Manufacturing Day tours. But while the breakfast...

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2017 Annual Meeting

When we develop workforce strategies, we focus on the communities needs. During the past 3-5 years we’ve listened to employers as they struggle to find workers with good soft skills. We’ve listed to our community partners who are trying to help residents develop the...

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2017 EmployerOne Findings

The 4th annual EmployerOne survey was the most successful yet, with 364 employers in the Grand Erie are participating. The strong participation from local employers has given our community valuable insights into the area’s labour market – insights we...

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2017 Spotlight on Manufacturing

Manufacturing remains the largest employer in the Grand Erie region and many companies are continuing to expand. Sixty-six manufacturers participated in the 2017 EmployerOne survey. Nine in 10 firms planned to hire in 2017, while 4 of 5 hired in 2016. Here’s...

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2017 Spotlight on Retail

Retail is Grand Erie’s second largest sector, with most businesses being small businesses. Forty retailers participated in the 2017 EmployerOne survey. Seven in 10 firms hired in 2016, but only half of the 40 businesses planned to hire in 2017. Here’s some...

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