-The provincial government has partnered with Ferrero Canada Ltd. in Brantford and are investing $11 million in the company through the provinces’ Jobs and Prosperity Fund.  This is expected to increase the manufacturing capacity of their plant and create 80 new jobs.

-Building permit activity is up 59.1% year-over-year in the City of Brantford.  Activity in the surrounding county is also beginning to accelerate, where the total value of permits issued was up $5 million since 2016.

-Well.ca, a Canadian e-commerce health, beauty and skin care company, has leased 83,805 sq. ft. of warehousing space at 935 Southgate Drive in Guelph.