ESTATE Program Building Skilled Trades Opportunities in Hamilton
‘Employer Skills Training Advantage To Employment’
A skills development program designed to fill specific workforce needs through focused, high level training, within 2 sectors identified in the Greater Hamilton Area. The sectors are:
(1) Advanced Manufacturing/CNC
(2) Mobile Industrial/Hydraulics
Starting in May 2017, it will have a duration of 28 weeks classroom/shop integrated with on-site training with a partner company and guided by a ‘company mentor’. Training for the ‘company mentor’ concurrently to student training will facilitate an effective synergy through guided authentic experiential learning. This will shape skills development and fill specific skills gaps identified within the company. This co-training/mentoring model will support increased market competitiveness for the participating company and a well-trained employee.
Program candidates will be charged $350 for administrative purposes, with $200 refundable to successful graduates.
For more information, visit: http://www.iechamilton.ca/estate-1/
Chef Wars in Hamilton
Kicking off NOSH- Hamilton Culinary Week (October 17-23) this year was the first ever Chef War in the city. 10 chefs competing over 3 hours to see who was the best of the best. Congratulations to Chef Matt Kershaw (The Other Bird) and Shayne Madadi (Pokeh) who were the co-champions of Chef War 2016.
Ambition Is In Our Blood
Canada's most diversified economy, a strong, collaborative business community, a thriving arts scene, a place whose people give back time and again. It takes hard work to reclaim a city and renew its fortunes, but this is Hamilton. Ambition is in our blood!
Special thanks to Producer Michael Pett (Colourblind Productions), Director Christoph Benfey (Low Key Studios), Double Barrel Studios in concept development, Bates Audio Productions, Collective Arts Brewing, Hamilton Health Sciences, In Fine Feather Yoga, Jonny Blonde, Mohawk College, REALTORS Association of Hamilton-Burlington, Rising Signs, Sanjay B. Patel, Simeon Hunter, SoBi Hamilton, and Twin Within for generously donating their time and resources to make this video possible.
Skilled Trades in Hamilton
The future of advanced manufacturing relies on the contribution from the future of our community- our youth. See some of the young people involved in the advanced manufacturing sector in Hamilton.
Americas Competitiveness Exchange Reaches Hamilton
The Americas Competitiveness Exchange (ACE) is a premier opportunity for sharing Canadian best practices and establishing new networks and partnerships with high-level policy and economic decision makers throughout the hemisphere and around the world. These relationships will help deepen business, trade and investment opportunities for Canadians and will showcase Canada as a business destination.
This recent event in Hamilton focused on key Canadian economic sectors such as advanced manufacturing, information and communications technology, clean tech, and life sciences.
Lime Ridge Mall Turns 35
Celebrating 35 years in 2016, CF Lime Ridge is Hamilton's premier fashion destination, offering an exciting shopping experience with over 180 of the most recognizable brands. CF Lime Ridge is conveniently located on the Hamilton mountain with direct access to the Lincoln M. Alexander Parkway and HSR transit service.
Queenston Chevrolet Puts New Investment in Gear
Since 1968, Queenston Chevrolet has been a part of the Hamilton economy, and now even bigger with their new investment on the South Hamilton Mountain.
Food Processing in Hamilton.
Food and beverage manufacturing is a multi-billion dollar industry in Hamilton. To learn more about the investment opportunities in this area, visit: www.investinhamilton.ca/food.
BEAM Becomes a Reality in Hamilton
McMaster University and the Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology (Fraunhofer IZI) announce their joint construction of a project centre in Hamilton to develop novel technologies for cell therapy and point-of-care diagnostics. This new project centre will become the Fraunhofer Project Centre for Biomedical Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing at McMaster University -- BEAM.
Once operational in late 2017, BEAM will be a centre for applied research and development in life sciences and biotechnology with special emphasis on advanced procedures for manufacturing cells, as well products comprising patient-specific and functionalized (stem) cell preparations, biomolecules, biologicals, devices and support structures for bioanalytics, clinical diagnosis and therapy.
More Progress at Hamilton West Harbour
The latest development in the progression of Hamilton's West Harbour waterfront district sees a new boardwalk and transient docking station. Over the next several years, this area will be opened up to more recreational, commercial and residential development. For more information, visit: www.hamilton.ca/westharbour.
Launch Local Program in Hamilton
Launch Local is an entrepreneurship program under the Ontario government that aims to help individuals start their own business and support retention and expansion within the community.
Launch Local provides mentoring and training, with the potential of a micro grant for successful applicants, to start and grow a small business in Hamilton.
Summer Company Time in Hamilton
Through a Province of Ontario program called Summer Company, you can get:
start-up money to kick-off a new summer business
advice and mentorship from local business leaders to help get the business up and running
For more information, visit: https://www.ontario.ca/page/start-summer-company-students.
Hamilton Growing as a "Smart City"
Clearcable Networks host their annual Technology Summit for cable providers in Hamilton, and welcomes attendees from far and wide to one of Canada's "Smart Cities".
Balzac's Expands in Hamilton
Premium coffee roaster now over 10 locations in Ontario and growing quickly with a little help from some CBC Dragons.
Nucor Steel Invests in Hamilton
American steel firm drawn to Hamilton because of skilled workforce and efficient transportation systems.
West Harbour Moment.
In the heart of the city lies a piece of serenity.
#Hamont #westharbour public promenade and transient boating dock work progressing nicely today.
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Hamilton Economic Development hosts event on the effect technology has had on real estate decisions, and used the all day conference to include an investment tour to brokers and agents from Toronto and Kitchener/Waterloo.
Stoney Creek Chamber Awards 2016
Stoney Creek Chamber of Commerce celebrates the best in business and community at their annual awards gala. For more information about the Stoney Creek Chamber of Commerce, visit: https://chamberstoneycreek.com/.
Starter Company Clients Helping Starter Company Clients
Kallsen + Stennett Communications, an Ontario Starter Company client gave back to the program by hosting a media relations course in Hamilton to aspiring Starter Company entrepreneurs.
Realtors Association of Hamilton-Burlington.
Established in 1921, the REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) represents more than 2,900 real estate brokers and salespersons from Hamilton, Burlington and surrounding areas.
Valley Town Now Suds City- SHED Brewery Opens in Dundas
Partners Ed Madronich and Shawn Till took the former Dundas Valley Curling and Skating Rink and turned it into a modern brewery.
The brewery includes a small bar and entertainment space along side the brewery.
Hamilton's Niko Apparel Systems – global manufacturer of apparel, featuring Aegis Impact Protection.
Hamilton's Niko Apparel believes modern hockey players continue to raise the bar, smashing records, forcing us to change how we look at our equipment. In order to stay competitive, these players skate a fine line between performance and protection, maximizing mobility without compromising safety.
Aegis neck guards are designed to address the growing need for performance driven throat and neck protection equipment in hockey where mobility is key, but impact protection is a must.
Hamilton Transportation Club Celebrates 90 Years
Since October 21st, 1925, the Hamilton Transportation Club has combined an educational format with social networking. Members benefit from the wide selection of speakers that are representative of all areas of transportation.
Hacking Health in Hamilton
Hamilton is a regional centre for health care and professional training. The Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) system is a network health care centers in the city, providing specialty care for people of all ages and needs. With six hospital sites – including St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, which is nationally renowned for its outstanding patient care and innovative medical and surgical treatments – HHS has the largest hospital-based workforce in Ontario. In addition, Hamilton is advancing health care through education and internationally recognized research in affiliation with McMaster University and their Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, one of the premier medical schools in the world.
Due to their excellence in health care, Hamilton serves as an attractive destination for health-related start-ups. By bringing Hacking Health to Hamilton, technology creators, business developers, and the established resources in hospitals and health care professionals worked together to create novel, human-centric solutions to problems plaguing health care in our society.