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Brantford & County of Brant

Located on the Grand River in Southwestern Ontario, Brantford and County of Brant are famous for a couple of Canadian “Greats.” Home of Alexander Graham Bell, Brantford is known as “Telephone City.” In fact, the first call was placed in 1874 from Brantford, Ontario to Paris, Ontario. Brantford is also home to the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre where visitors can admire a twelve-foot sculpture of “The Great One.” The Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant offers self-guided tours of galleries with both contemporary and find art exhibitions and a permanent collection of more than 600 works. For the outdoor enthusiasts, with trails from Hamilton, Simcoe and Cambridge all joining up in Brantford, the “Hub of Ontario Trials” is not to be missed. 

Labour Market Insights from TSNO - Brantford & County of Brant

Labour Market Insights: 2022 Winter and Spring 

  • Brantford and County of Brant’s total tourism job opening is over 480 – an improvement of 83% compared to the same period in 2021.
  • Top three in-demand soft skills in Brantford & County of Brant are: Customer Service, Communication and Teamwork.
  • Top five tourism and hospitality occupations in demand are:
    • Light duty cleaners;
    • Retail & wholesale trade managers;
    • Cooks;
    • Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents; and
    • Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations.

Ontario Tourism Education Corporation. (2022). Hospitality, Food and Tourism Labour Market Information [2021].  http://tourismskillsnet.ca/lmi-tool/

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Future-proof your business with the Resiliency Training Series

The Resiliency Series focuses on addressing skill gaps and building a more adaptable workforce within the uncertain COVID-19 environment.

Managers & Supervisors

The Leadership Excellence series focuses on developing the skills of new, emerging, and experienced managers and supervisors for success.

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TSNO members are actively working in Brantford & County of Brant to help future-proof the tourism and hospitality sector. We contribute to the economic development in Brantford & County of Brant by helping to get the right training, to the right people where it is needed the most. Why not recommend us today and help us expand our network?

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  • Builds collaborative partnerships between industry and the workforce development system
  • Supports attraction, retention and advancement of tourism and hospitality workers
  • Leverages data and technology to help businesses, destinations and workers navigate the labour market with intelligence
  • Ensures quality assurance across training networks through industry-led programming standards and strong evaluation
  • Leverages data and evidence to support targeted investments and consistent communications across the network
  • Provides economies of scale to businesses, destinations and training partners pursuing data, training and technology infrastructure to support their workforce development goals
  • Provides a framework for local strategic workforce planning and the support required for effective implementation

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