March 2021 job numbers show dip in unemployment

March 2021 job numbers show dip in unemployment

March 2021 job numbers show that Brantford's jobless rate dipped after the previous month's COVID-19 stay-at-home orders were lifted. The local unemployment rate fell to 7.2% in March, from 7.6% in February, according to seasonally adjusted estimates from the...

Local Labour Market 2020 – The Year of the Pandemic

Local Labour Market 2020 – The Year of the Pandemic

We now have a clearer picture of how the global COVID-19 pandemic affected the labour market and businesses of the Grand Erie area in 2020. The Grand Erie region – encompassing the City of Brantford, Counties of Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk, as well as the indigenous...

Local jobless rate continues to climb

Local jobless rate continues to climb

Brantford’s unemployment rate rose for the second month in a row amidst business closures and changes in capacity limits. The February jobless rate for Brantford was 7.6%, up from January’s 6.9%, according to seasonally adjusted Statistics Canada estimates. The survey...

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