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Decking out the Madhouse on Market St. in Black and Gold

When the Bulldogs chose to relocate to...

SC Johnson to invest nearly $50 million in Brantford

SC Johnson announced it will invest nearly...

Non-profit helps ignite children’s involvement in sport

Since its launch in 2023, Free Sport For Growth has given the chance for many children to play sports and participate in activities by holding multiple equipment giveaway events in Brantford. Free Sport For Growth has striven to remove financial barriers, through these giveaways, ensuring...

Preserving Blues music tradition through initiatives

Since being founded in 2003, The Grand River Blues Society (GRBS) has grown to become one of the most respected organizations of its kind by preserving the legacy of the Blues throughout the...

City Council looks into increasing physician recruitment 

City of Brantford Council supported a resolution to investigate what would be needed to acquire a city-owned property, and the preliminary budget to outfit and operate a new family medicine clinic during the...

Brantford Council opposes merger of health units

City of Brantford Council has supported a resolution regarding the proposed amalgamation of the Brant County Health Unit (BCHU) and the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) during their Committee of the Whole, planning and administration meeting...

Numesh celebrates grand opening of Cainsville facility

Nearly 40 people, including several representatives from the County of Brant, came together to celebrate the grand opening of the Numesh Cainsville facility on Tuesday, May 14, 2024. Founded in 1975 in Laval, Quebec,...

Ontario imposing tougher measures for impaired drivers

The provincial government is cracking down on impaired driving by introducing legislation that, if passed, would impose stiffer penalties for those who drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs, including a lifetime...

SNGRDC named one of Canada’s best managed companies

Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation (SNGRDC) has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies by Deloitte Canada on Tuesday, May 14, 2024. This year's acknowledgment is the fifth time SNGRDC has been...

Residents enjoy annual Eliza’s Mother’s Day afternoon tea

Over 40 people attended the Bell Homestead’s annual Eliza’s Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea held on Sunday, May 12, 2024.  This is the Bell Homestead’s third year running event as prior to the pandemic, the national historic site would host an annual buffet style brunch. However,...

Annual family fun day kicks off Police Week in Brantford

Despite the rainy weather, hundreds of people helped kick off Police Week with a family fun day at the Children’s Safety Village of Brant on Saturday, May 11, 2024. Throughout the event, visiting families had the chance to meet with local law enforcement members from...

Brant County Health Unit weekly COVID-19 update

Brant County Health Unit (BCHU) provided its weekly COVID-19 update on Tuesday, May 14, 2024. Currently, there are ten active cases with nine new cases being reported in the last seven days. Currently, there...

Hundreds attend annual Paris Horticultural Society plant sale

Over 200 community members stopped by the Paris Horticultural Society’s (PHS) annual plant sale at the Syl Apps Community Centre in Paris on Saturday, May 11, 2024. With roughly 1,500 plants available for purchase,...

Six Nations hosts community awareness barbecue

Nearly 500 people attended Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation’s (SNGRDC) annual community awareness barbeque at Chiefswood Park on Thursday, May 9, 2024. With Six Nations of the Grand River Community Awareness Month in...

Six Nations Police officer charged with Assault

A Six Nations Police Officer has been charged with Assault Cause Bodily Harm after an on-duty incident on April 10, 2024. The Six Nations Police Service were made aware of the incident and the...

SC Johnson makes $140,000 donation to BCHS

SC Johnson donated $140,000 to the Brant Community Healthcare System (BCHS) to help purchase new mammography technology for the SC Johnson Departments of Medical Imaging and Diagnostics. SC Johnson’s transformative giving allowed the BCHS...

OPP assisting Six Nations Police with death investigation

Six Nations Police Service (SNPS) has requested the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Criminal Investigation Branch with a death investigation on Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation. An individual was located with...

Brantford recognizes Future Leaders during Youth Week

City of Brantford concluded National Youth Week with a graduation ceremony recognizing future leaders from the Youth Excellence Awards and Youth Leadership Development Program on Tuesday, May 7, 2024. The event was hosted at the Rope Factory Event Hall by the Brantford Youth Council, which is a...

Six Nations Police investigating fatal motor vehicle collision

Six Nations Police are investigating after a fatal single vehicle collision on Sunday, May 12, 2024. Officers with the Six  Nations Police Service,along with the Six Nations Fire and Emergency Medical  Services, responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Third Line Road in Ohsweken at...

Grand River Chorus to host 25th anniversary gala event

Grand River Chorus (GRC) is closing out its 25th anniversary season with a gala concert featuring favourites from the past and a special nod to the future at St. Andrew's United Church on Sunday, May...

Driver flees scene following two-vehicle collision

A resident from Caledon, Ontario is facing several charges after a two-vehicle collision on Second Line Road on Thursday, May 9, 2024.   Six Nations Police along  with the Six Nations Fire and Emergency Medical...

GrandBridge Energy warns customers about new scam

GrandBridge Energy is warning its customers to beware and exercise caution if they receive suspicious phone calls from individuals about overdue payments, deposits and smart meter fees. Recently, scammers have copied GrandBridge Energy's telephone recording to...

Sold-out ‘Homecoming’ wrestling show draws fans from across Brantford

Independent Pro Wrestling (IPW) has been entertaining fans throughout Brant County and Ontario since 2006, and their Homecoming show on May 4th continued their tradition of providing family-friendly fun. Boosting seven matches during the...

City of Brantford breaks ground at Woodman Park 

City of Brantford Council members and representatives from Equal Ground Community Gardens gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony at the Woodman Park Community Centre and Pool on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. The event marked the...

Charity helping families transition to violence-free lives

Since 2016, Shelter Movers has helped many people get their lives on track by providing moving and storage services to individuals and families fleeing abuse and violence. Shelter Movers has completed over 6,000 movers for people...

Deputy Prime Minister extends gratitude to firefighters

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland and Harjit Sajjan, Canada’s Minister of Emergency Preparedness, visited theCainsville fire station to speak about the 2024 federal budget’s increased tax credit for volunteer firefighters on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. During the visit, Lisa Herbert, a firefighter for the County...

Six Nations Police respond to single vehicle collision

Six Nations Police, along with Six Nations Fire and Six  Nations Emergency Medical Services, responded to a single vehicle collision on  Cayuga Road south of 5th Line Road at approximately 2:35 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, 2024. Witnesses reported a single vehicle rollover with a party...

City of Brantford recognized for climate protection

The City of Brantford announced it has achieved all five milestones of the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) Milestone Framework by demonstrating that its environmental and sustainability initiatives will help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across...

Dozens of suspects charged in sexual abuse investigations

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged over 60 individuals in online child exploitation arrests as part of province-wide Project Aquatic. Members of the OPP-led Provincial Strategy to Protect Children from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation...

Brantford opens new Downtown Revitalization office

Kevin Davis, Mayor for the City of Brantford, was joined by Councillor Mandy Samwell, City staff and members of the Downtown Brantford Business Improvement Area (DBBIA) Chair, Barbara Sutherland and Executive Director Annette Wawzonek, to...

Kidney Clothes Brantford in need of donations

Kidney Clothes is calling upon the generous residents of Brantford to rally together in support of Canadians battling kidney disease. Through the simple act of donating unwanted clothing and small household items, individuals can...

J.H. Young Jewellers continue to build a family legacy

When it comes to custom jewellery, luxury watches and jewellery repair, the team behind J.H. Young Fine Jewellers is no stranger to providing quality craftsmanship. The Young family has been serving Brantford and its...

Brant County Health Unit weekly COVID-19 update

Brant County Health Unit (BCHU) provided its weekly COVID-19 update on Tuesday, May 7, 2024. Currently, there are 11 active cases with nine new cases being reported in the last seven days. Currently, there are no...

Kegels and Cocktails Brant prepare for upcoming hormone event

For those looking to learn more about hormonal wellness, Kegels and Cocktails Brant will be hosting their hormone event at Brantford’s Rope Factory on Thursday, May 30, 2024. Sherri-lyn Moore, a pelvic health physiotherapist, said the event is meant to be a fun way to...

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