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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...

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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...

Preserving Blues music tradition through initiatives

Since being founded in 2003, The Grand River Blues Society (GRBS) has grown to...

Charity helping families transition to violence-free lives

Since 2016, Shelter Movers has helped many people get their lives on track by...

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

When it comes to custom jewellery, luxury watches and jewellery repair, the team behind...

Local musician addresses life, love and everything after in extended album

When it comes to music and making your mark, the path of becoming an...

Paranormal investigation team piques public’s interest through popular TV show

Todd Thomas founded Six Nations Investigating Paranormal Encounters (S.N.I.P.E.) 13 years ago because of his desire to learn more about the unexplained. The fascination started...

Lacrosse star shines as veteran leader for Syracuse’s nationally-ranked program

Bianca Chevarie has always thrived at sports, including hockey while growing up in Brantford, but it was lacrosse that she chose to pursue. Chevarie, who...

Respected filmmaker captures story of perseverance and strength in Café Daughter

Café Daughter, a film directed and written by Shelley Niro, was inspired by the early life of Dr. Lillian Eva Quan Dyck, OC; who...

Hybrid training studio dedicated to transforming people’s fitness journey

The brainchild of business partners Natalie Zombeck and Amber Tait, Pure Impact Athletics has gained significant momentum in the community since opening its doors...

Charity strives to bring joy to lives of children stricken with cancer

Since 1987, Help a Child Smile (HACS) has provided support to close to 2,000 families whose children have been treated for cancer at the...

Former tennis ace oversees growth of popular academy

Since the age of five, Teodora Stefanovic-Dubois has loved tennis; excelling first as a top-ranked junior and eventually becoming a much sought-after coach.    Stefanovic-Dubois,...

Brantford Farmers Market part of community fabric for over 175 years

Since 1848, the Brantford Farmers Market has been a community hub, bringing together unique vendors and loyal customers while developing a reputation as one...

Driven soccer coach strives to grow sport in Brantford

Brendon Ulysse’s love of soccer runs so deep that he decided to share his passion and knowledge by founding ‘Ulysse Soccer Training’ academy 16...

Desiree’s Angels provides support for victims of crime and their families 

Susan Gerth has spent the better part of a decade helping people who have experienced violence through fundraising campaigns as well as raising awareness...

Former basketball star recounts championship glory

John Dignan established himself as a basketball standout throughout the 1960s and 1970s with success on various Brantford-based programs, as well as, with the...

The Blessing Centre continues to serve ‘miracles’ daily

For over 40 years, the Blessing Centre has been providing disadvantaged and underprivileged people in the community with hot meals and a place to...

Pioneering soccer star helped build foundation for future generations

Lydia Vamos excelled at every level she played at and established herself as one of the early Canadian soccer stars to lay the foundations...

Lacrosse legend relishes role as mentor and coach to next generation of players 

Throughout his lacrosse career, John Gallant has maintained a sheer determination and exceptional work ethic, helping him to become a multi-league champion, a respected...

Composer unlocks creative potential through various endeavors   

Emma Theresa Verdonk, who grew up in Brantford and continues to make it her home, has had an interest in music from an early...

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