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Saturday, February 4, 2023

Examining the Bruce Boudreau effect in Vancouver

“We need more people like Bruce...

Brantford singer isn’t playing Games

Jaylen Bradley is an 18-year-old singer-songwriter...

Additional homelessness services initiated during cold alert

The Medical Officer of Health for the Brant County Health Unit has issued a cold alert, effective Tuesday, January 31, 2023. A cold alert is issued when temperatures are expected to drop below -15°C, without wind chill. Exposure to extreme cold weather can increase the...

27-year-old Brantford man arrested in child pornography investigation

As a result of an investigation launched in May 2022 by the Brantford Police ICE Unit (Internet Child Exploitation), a 27-year-old Brantford man is facing a number of child pornography related charges.   After receiving...

Brantford man charged with Assault after road rage incident

On Saturday, January 28, 2023, at approximately 4:00 p.m., a report was received by Brantford police to advise of a road rage incident involving the drivers of two vehicles who were travelling southbound...

Brantford Police Service Crime Brief for Thursday, February 2, 2023

Brantford man charged with Impaired Operation Officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched after receiving a call to advise of a possible impaired driver who was reported to be passed out behind the wheel of...

Brantford business owner arranges local pop-up market

Nature’s Naturals is hosting a pop-up market that will be located at 100 Easton Rd. Unit 3 in Brantford on Saturday, February 11, 2023. The market will feature seven vendors that will be selling...

Creating a safe space for the 2SLGBTQ+ community

A 2SLGBTQ+ (Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer) weekly social has been taking place every Wednesday evening at Brandi’s Kitchen and Bar since November 2022. The social is organized by the Brantford Pride...

Big Cityyy Arts presents a Valentine’s themed Burlesque Revue show

Big Cityyy Arts is putting on a special Valentine’s Burlesque Revue show at the Dog-Eared Café in Paris on Saturday, February 11, 2023. Rubyyy Jones, a long-time burlesque performer and their partner Prinx Lydia, a costume...

Renway Energy makes donation to Cainsville Community Centre

Brad and Marc Villamere, owners of Renway Energy Inc., donated $35,000 towards the new Cainsville Community Centre on Thursday, February 2, 2023. “This campaign has been incredibly successful. The support from businesses and residents who want to invest and build up this community is truly...

Celebrate Random Act of Kindness Day on February 17

The Brant Community Foundation is encouraging individuals, businesses, schools, service groups and organizations to do something kind for someone on Friday, February 17 for Random Act of Kindness Day. A flag raising will take place at Harmony Square in Brantford on February 9th at 10:00...

Brantford Police seeking witnesses after motor vehicle collision involving pedestrian

The Brantford Police Service are seeking information from anyone who may have witnessed a collision which occurred at approximately 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, in the area of Henry Street and...

SC Johnson Trail underneath Lorne Bridge temporarily closed

On a recent inspection of the Lorne Bridge, City of Brantford staff discovered pieces of concrete had fallen from the underside of the bridge onto the multi-use trail below so, in an effort...

Brantford man facing multiple weapons charges

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)-led Provincial Weapons Enforcement Unit (PWEU) and Brant/Oxford OPP Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) have seized numerous firearms in Brantford. On January 27, 2023 PWEU and CSCU members, assisted by the Brantford...

Brantford Council approves $104 million Capital Budget

City of Brantford Council approved their 2023 Capital Budget during their regular council meeting on Tuesday, January 31, 2023. Council approved the budget, which totals $104,772,042, and will be used to fund projects including...

County of Brant requesting input regarding four-year strategic plan

The County of Brant is seeking public input from residents to update the four-year Strategic Plan throughout the month of February. “With the new Council elected and ready to work, we are looking forward...

Brantford Police arrest three people for stabbing incident

Investigators with the Brantford Police Service have arrested three men believed responsible for a stabbing that sent a 25-year-old man to hospital. On Monday, January 30, 2023, members of the Brantford Police Service, assisted by the...

Brant OPP investigating overnight vehicle theft

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Brant County members responded to a report of a stolen vehicle at a Cockshutt Road address in the County of Brant on Monday, January 30, 2023. At approximately 3:40 a.m. Sunday morning, unknowns attended the address and entered the locked pickup...

HYPROV duo set to bring a barrel of laughs to Brantford

Colin Mochrie, Canadian improv and comedy legend, along with master hypnotist Asad Mecci, are making their way to Brantford to perform their hit live show, HYPROV: Improv Under Hypnosis at the Sanderson Centre on Wednesday, February 15, 2023. Mecci will begin the show by pulling...

Local volleyball teams bring back medals from McGregor Cup

Team Vortex and Team Synergy of the Brant Youth Volleyball Club had a solid showing at the McGregor Cup on Sunday, January 22, 2023. Team Vortex captured the gold medal while Team Synergy brought...

Hamilton Bulldogs to potentially relocate to Brantford

Hamilton Bulldogs of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) could potentially be re-locating to Brantford for the next few seasons. The Bulldogs are considering temporarily relocating to the Brantford Civic Centre for home games while...

Christmas movie filmed in the County of Brant

The County of Brant was chosen as the filming location for a heartwarming Christmas movie set to be released later this year. The storyline includes a Fireman who reaches out to a textile artist and quilting...

Brant OPP charge man after single vehicle collision

One person is facing impaired driving charges after Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members investigated a single-vehicle collision early Monday morning. Officers with the Brant County OPP responded to a crash notification with...

Brant County Health Unit COVID-19 update for Monday, January 30, 2023

Brant County Health Unit (BCHU) provided its COVID-19 update on Monday, January 30, 2023. Currently, there are 44 total active cases with 48 new cases being reported in the last seven days. Currently, there...

Police investigate second stabbing incident in four days

Officers with the Brantford Police Service responded after receiving a 911 call to report a 17-year-old victim was stabbed at a Fifth Avenue location at approximately 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 30, 2023. The victim was...

Brantford Police continue to investigate stabbing incident

The Brantford Police Service continue to investigate a stabbing and seek information from the public. Members of the Brantford Police Service uniform patrol responded, along with paramedics, to the scene of a stabbing outside an Erie Avenue business at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Friday, January...

Brantford bridge temporarily closed after being vandalized

Brantford City staff discovered that, over the weekend, the art project on the TH&B Crossing Bridge had been significantly vandalized with homophobic vandalism targeting the 2SLGBTQ+ community. Brantford police are investigating the occurrence. The City of Brantford has absolutely no tolerance for vandalism of...

County of Brant to host Urban Municipalities Conference

The County of Brant will be hosting the Ontario Small Urban Municipalities Conference (OSUM) from April 26 to 28, 2023. “The OSUM Conference will welcome close to 250 municipal leaders from across Ontario to...

Brant OPP locates missing Burford man

Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have located the 62-year-old previously reported missing from Burford.  On January 24, 2023, a 62-year-old male from Burford was reported missing by family members. He was last seen...

Woods named to second straight PHF All-Star weekend

Burford native Emma Woods will represent the Toronto Six at the Premier Hockey Federation’s (PHF) annual All-Star weekend on Sunday, January 29. This is Woods’ second straight year being selected for the league’s showcase, which will...

Storybook Breakfast returns for 16th year

For the first time since 2020, the Kids Can Fly Storybook Breakfast will be held at the Hellenic Community Centre in Brantford on Saturday, February 4, 2023. “Storybook Breakfast is an event designed for...

Brantford Sports Council calls for nominations

The Brantford Sports Council is encouraging the community to submit nominations for the 17th annual Brantford Sports Council Awards & Recognition ceremony.  The awards are designed to recognize contributions to the development and promotion...

County to host open house for design of new library

The County of Brant Public Library will host a public open house at the Brant Sports Complex on Monday, February 6 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. A special presentation by the Library and DPAI Architecture...

Coyote sightings continue in City of Brantford

The City of Brantford continues to receive reports regarding coyote sightings during both daylight and evening hours. Given the natural settings we are fortunate to enjoy in our community, coyotes are not uncommon to various parts of Brantford. However, the close proximity of residential properties...

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