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Posted On Friday, August 09, 2019

The County of Brant has recently been named as the 7th best community to live in in all of Canada by MacLeans magazine. The Canadian magazine published their list of the top 25 communities in Canada that will be in the September issue of the publication. Brant was ranked highly in a number of factors, including a low crime rate, excellent weather conditions, and citizen wealth and a strong economy. 
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Posted On Wednesday, August 07, 2019

The County of Brant is set to release their Economic Development and Tourism Value Report for July. This month has shown impressive engagement on social media, a variety of visitors from not only Canada, but all over the world, and impressive growth in building permits, Blue Canoe spending, and Community Improvement Plan (CIP) applications.    This report is based on the new Economic Development Strategy and showcases the 4 pillars of Growing, Driving, Building, and Talking. 
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Posted On Tuesday, August 06, 2019

The Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie has officially launched the  Job Seeker and Employee Survey.  This survey is designed to gather critical information from employees and job seekers about their expectations, needs and challenges. Additionally information is provided below; 
According to EmployerOne 2019 results, 56% of businesses experienced quits. The top reason for anticipated hires this year was to fill vacancies. Over 50% of businesses have hard-to-fill......

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Posted On Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Top 5 Reasons to Attend Salute to Brant 2019
Network - The event gives you the opportunity to network with like-minded individuals. A chance to grow your network within the community! Build partnerships and discuss the possibilities for collaborations.
Support - Salute to Brant is all about recognizing local businesses. It is the perfect opportunity to support the ones that are going above and beyond to make Brant even better! 
Speaker - This year, learn...

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Posted On Friday, July 26, 2019

Source:  Financial Post 
The Business Development Bank of Canada is looking to give businesses up to $750,000 in loans, and all it takes is to download an iPad app and apply there. The BDC is a crown corporation that is operated by the federal government and has committed $35 Billion in capital to small and medium companies in Canada. This app however is only for returning clients, however, with $35 Billion in available loans, any business should take advantage...

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