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Elementary students attend the Epic Jobs 2024 job fair

Around 2,400 Grade 7 and 8 students...

Popular family-run farm is committed to supporting local

Elberta Farms Country Market has grown to...

Youth Engagement Series provides a safe space for youth

A new pilot program titled the Youth...

Elementary students attend the Epic Jobs 2024 job fair

Around 2,400 Grade 7 and 8 students from the Grand Erie region attended the Epic Jobs 2024 job fair at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre on Wednesday, May 22, 2024. The fifth annual event was organized by the Workforce Planning Board of Grand Erie, Organized...

Maple Leaf Foods to close its Brantford site by early 2025

Maple Leaf Foods is planning to close its poultry processing plant in Brantford in early 2025. The company made the announcement Wednesday, May 22, 2024, saying that the 100-year-old facility would need “significant ongoing...

Trail Mix Live returning to Brantford Farmers’ Market

Trail Mix Live! will be returning to the Brantford Farmers’ Market this year on select dates between May and September. This event invites residents and visitors to enjoy free entertainment and live performances from...

Popular family-run farm is committed to supporting local

Elberta Farms Country Market has grown to become one of the most popular destinations over the last 50 years in the County of Brant. Andrew Berta, along with Mike and Steve, have continued to build upon...

Youth Engagement Series provides a safe space for youth

A new pilot program titled the Youth Engagement Series (YES), wrapped up the first run of its six-week program on Tuesday, May 21, 2024. Built in partnership with the City of Brantford and the...

Storied basketball program integral part of community’s sporting legacy    

Since its founding in 1956, the Brantford CYO Boys Basketball Association has been helping boys build their on-court skills while fostering teamwork, camaraderie, and community spirit. Nick Esposito, who became president of the...

Brantford Smile Cookie campaign raises over $135,000 for children’s programming

Representatives for Brant Food for Thought and the Lansdowne Children’s Centre Foundation expressed their gratitude for this year’s Smile Cookie Campaign on Tuesday, May 21, 2024. With the help of the community and its engagement, this...

Local youngsters celebrate international composition win

Four local Brantford-Brant children are being celebrated for their recent wins in the Music for Young Children International Composition Festival. With over 3,900 students (ages of three to ten) participating from five countries, including Canada, USA, Malaysia, Vietnam and Singapore, MYC (Music for Young Children)...

Traffic stop leads to multiple arrests by Brant County OPP

The Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested two individuals and seized several prohibited items following a traffic stop on Friday, May 17, 2024. Members of the Brant County Ontario Provincial Police conducted a traffic stop on a U-Haul pickup truck on Colborne Street...

David Wilcox and The Spoons to headline Canada Day

The City of Brantford is preparing for another unforgettable Canada Day event filled with an exciting lineup of activities and live entertainment at Lions Park Steve Brown Sports Complex on Monday, July 1,...

Brant County OPP charge Ohsweken man with Mischief

Brant County Ontario Provincial Police responded to a mischief call at the walking path west of the intersection of Mount Pleasant Road and Ellis Avenue at approximately 3:55 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21,...

Ohsweken man facing multiple charges after RIDE stop

An Ohsweken man has been charged with multiple offences after he failed to proceed through a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) program.   Officers with the Six Nations Police were stationed on Mohawk Road to conduct a R.I.D.E program...

Outdoor concert series returns to Bell Homestead in June

Bell Homestead’s outdoor concert series is returning in June with the Time to Sing Concert and Summer Serenade Concert with performances by local singers and musicians. “June is a beautiful time of year to...

Brant OPP nab driver speeding over double the limit

Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting proactive traffic patrols at approximately 6:27 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2024. The officer observed a driver travelling at 139 km/h in a posted 60...

Brantford to celebrate Seniors Month with free programs

To celebrate Seniors Month in June, the City of Brantford announced the return of the Healthy Aging Passport on Tuesday, May 21, 2024. The passport provides older adults with a wide variety of free programs,...

Brant County OPP warns of email scam in St. George

The Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are issuing a warning to businesses and individuals in the St. George area after receiving reports of a fraudulent email scam. Between April 23 and May 2nd, 2024, emails were exchanged from a business owner's account to their...

County to celebrate National AccessAbility Week

County of Brant will be participating in National AccessAbility Week, which will take place from May 26 through June 1, 2024. National AccessAbility Week serves as a platform to raise awareness about accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities. It provides an opportunity to...

BPS seek man wanted in alleged sexual assault

A 16-year-old female was sexually assaulted on the walking trail that extends from Veterans Memorial Parkway to Bell Lane between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2024. This incident was reported...

Brant County Health Unit weekly COVID-19 update

Brant County Health Unit (BCHU) provided its weekly COVID-19 update on Wednesday, May 22, 2024. Currently, there are 17 active cases with 15 new cases being reported in the last seven days. Currently, there...

Brantford Red Sox fall to Majors on Opening Day

Brantford Red Sox started their 2024 Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) season on a losing note, falling to the London Majors on Opening Day, Sunday, May 19, 2024. Brantford was originally scheduled to start their season against...

Pieces for Peace sparks discussions around community building and self love

Nearly 20 people attended the third installment of the Pieces for Peace series at the Glenhyrst Art Gallery on Friday, May 17, 2024. The seasonal event is organized through a partnership between Wilfrid Laurier...

Grade 4 and 5 students attend annual Water Festival

More than 1,400 Grade 4 and Grade 5 students from the City of Brantford, County of Brant and Six Nations of the Grand River descended upon Mohawk Park for the annual Brantford-Brant Children’s...

BYVC captures four medals at provincial championships

Teams from the Brant Youth Volleyball Club (BYVC) brought home four medals after competing in the Ontario Volleyball Association's (OVA) provincial championships, which ran from the middle of April through the end of April, 2024. The...

County of Brant resident wins Split the Pot Lottery prize

Lisa K., from the County of Brant, was one of six early bird winners for the Split the Pot Lottery on Tuesday, May 21, 2024. Split the Pot Lottery’s first six early bird winners were announced today, one of whom is located in Brant and...

Six Nations Police and OPP identify deceased in suspicious death

Police have released the identity of the deceased in a suspicious death investigation on Six Nations of the Grand River First Nations territory.  Members of Six Nations Police Service (SNPS)  received a report of an individual with life-threatening injuries on the side of the road...

Inaugural Laurier Summit inspires community change

The Laurier Hub for Community Solutions hosted its inaugural Summit for Creative Community Solutions event on Thursday, May 16, 2024. The six-hour long event was hosted in partnership with the City of Brantford, Laurier’s...

Brant Waterways hosts annual spring fundraiser

Over 170 people attended the Brant Waterways Foundation’s annual spring fundraising gala at the Paris Wincey Mills Market and Paris Beer Company on Wednesday, May 15, 2024.Throughout the all-inclusive event, guests got to...

Contact Brant celebrates grand re-opening in downtown Brantford

Nearly 40 people celebrated the grand re-opening of Contact Brant’s new downtown location on Wednesday, May 15, 2024. Established in 1999, Contact Brant has been serving the Brantford-Brant community as a single point of access for...

Brantford breaks ground on BPS redevelopment project

City of Brantford elected officials, as well as, invited guests, took part in a ground-breaking ceremony for the new redevelopment project for the Brantford Police Service on Friday, May 17, 2024 In a shared...

Kiwanis Club of Paris-Brant conducts food drive

Kiwanis Club of Paris-Brant conducted a food drive from over 130 homes in two neighbourhoods in Paris on Saturday, May 11, 2024. The Paris Food Bank was very happy with the much needed donations...

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...

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 Grand River region of south-central Ontario. Bruce Hall, one of the co-founders...

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