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Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Jackfish score early and often to defeat Red Sox

Welland Jackfish jumped out to an early 14-0 lead on their way to a 15-4 victory over the Brantford Red Sox in Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) action on Sunday, June 4, 2023. Welland got off to a quick start against Red Sox starter Jeremias Sucre...

Teddy bears, face painting and a parade… oh my!

Over 600 residents attended the second annual Kiwanis Teddy Bear Picnic at the Paris Fairgrounds on Sunday, June 4, 2023. The free event was hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Paris-Brant and was based...

Residents attend Pride night social 

Over 20 people attended Queer Joy’s Pride Night social at Manns Distillery on Friday, June 2, 2023. Upon arrival guests headed upstairs to the cocktail lounge where they could grab a Pride pin, enter...

Six Nations of the Grand River showing their support for Brandon Montour in Stanley Cup Final

Six Nations of the Grand River is coming together to watch the game to cheer on their hometown hero, Florida’s Brandon Montour. Montour, 29, is of Mohawk descent and spent part of his youth in Six...

Six Nations of the Grand River Mourns the Loss of Chief Arnold Gardner

Six Nations of the Grand River (SNGR) would like to extend its heartfelt sympathy to the family of the late Ogiichidaa Chief Arnold Gardner, and the Migisi Sahgaigan (Eagle Lake First Nation) community. Chief Gardner...

Brant County Health Unit COVID-19 update for Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Brant County Health Unit (BCHU) provided its weekly COVID-19 update on Tuesday, June 6, 2023. Currently, there are six total active cases with six new cases being reported in the last seven days. Currently,...

Brant County OPP charge Kitchener woman with Impaired Driving

A 42-year-old from Kitchener is facing charges after Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members investigated a vehicle stuck on railway tracks in the County of Brant Saturday evening. Officers with the Brant County OPP responded...

Six Nations lacrosse players capture NLL championship

Six Nations of the Grand River (SNGR) would like to congratulate Tehoka Nanticoke, Adam Bomberry and the Buffalo Bandits on capturing the National Lacrosse League (NLL) championship. The Buffalo Bandits defeated the Colorado Mammoth 13-4 on Saturday night to win the best-of-three NLL championship in...

Peter Khill to be sentenced today for 2016 death of Six Nations man

A Binbrook, Ont. man convicted in the fatal shooting of a Six Nations man over seven years ago is expected to learn his fate Tuesday morning. Peter Khill is scheduled to return to a Hamilton court at 10 a.m. Twelve jurors found Khill guilty in December...

Brant Youth Volleyball coaches recognized during OVA Awards Banquet

Three coaches from the Brant Youth Volleyball Club were recognized during the Ontario Volleyball Association's (OVA) annual OVAtion Awards Banquet in Kitchener on Saturday, June 3, 2023. Andrew Andvicula, Rick Beedham and Sandy...

County of Brant Council approves Official Plan

County of Brant Council approved By-Law 61-23 to adopt the County’s New Official Plan, A Simply Grand Plan on Tuesday, May 30, 2023. “We want to thank our community for engaging and participating in...

Brantford kicks off Pride month with flag-raising

Over one hundred people gathered in Brantford’s Harmony Square for the raising of the Pride flag ceremony on Thursday, June 1, 2023. Brantford Mayor Kevin Davis was joined by Taylor Berzins of the Brantford Pride Committee...

BPS seize over half a million dollars in illicit drugs

On Monday, May 29, 2023, the Brantford Police Service concluded a drug investigation funded by the Government of Ontario, Criminal Intelligence Service Ontario. The Brantford Police Service Criminal Intelligence Unit, Tactical Intelligence Generated...

Belonging Brant symposium celebrates Brantford-Brant

Belonging Brant held its fifth annual Asset Based Community Development Symposium at the Mohawk Park Pavilion on Wednesday, May 31, 2023. The free all-day event was held in celebration of community assets and strengths...

Doug “the Great” to reach new heights this October

Doug “the Great” Hunt has been entertaining the City of Brantford and the County of Brant for almost 50 years. Combining stilt walking, magic, comedy and juggling, his many different characters and acts have brought...

Brantford residents help raise thousands at plant sale

The Brantford Garden club hosted its annual plant sale at the Lions Park auditorium in Brantford on Saturday, May 27, 2023 Approximately 400 guests attended the annual plant sale for a chance to browse and buy from a selection of over 3000 plants. “We sold shrubs...

County of Brant receives grant for seniors’ programming

The County of Brant received $24,667 to offer the Seniors to Seniors: Healthy Aging Lecture Series from the Federal Government’s New Horizons Seniors Grant for Seniors Program. “We are thankful for this grant as it allows the County of Brant to offer a variety of...

Bike Month returning to Brantford this month

Get ready for a month-long celebration of cycling this June with the return of Bike Month, from June 1 to 30, 2023. Brantford residents can look forward to a packed schedule of events and...

Brantford Bulldogs sign third round draft selection

Brantford Bulldogs have signed defenceman Ben Radley, their third round, 58th overall selection, in the 2023 OHL Priority Draft to a Standard Players Agreement on Wednesday, May 31, 2023. Radley, a product of Iroquois,...

Brantford splash pads to reopen on Friday, June 2

With temperatures expected to rise this week, the City of Brantford announced that the following splash pads will open for the season on Friday, June 2: Anderson Road Park, 70 Anderson Road Harmony Square, 89 Dalhousie Street Tutela...