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Brant-Brantford Votes – 2022 Provincial Election Candidate Profiles

Will Bouma, current Member of Provincial...

Bell City Boxing fundraiser packs a punch

Over 700 people filled the Brantford...

Shining a “Spotlight” on the region

Brant Beacon is looking to shine...

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Ford defends Brantford-Brant candidate after allegations of homophobia

The election campaign has moved past the halfway mark and the leaders of Ontario’s main political parties have been spreading out in search of votes. While in Hamilton today, Ford...

Brant-Brantford Votes – 2022 Provincial Election Candidate Profiles

Will Bouma, current Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) for Brant-Brantford is aiming for re-election...

Provincial government to provide funding to Survivors’ Secretariat

The Ontario government is providing $1,300,000 to the Survivors’ Secretariat at the Six Nations...

Province investing $1.5 million to help create jobs

Will Bouma, MPP for Brantford-Brant, announced that the Ontario government is investing $1.5 million...

Ontario Breaks Ground on Fox Ridge Care Community in Brantford

Will Bouma, MPP for Brantford-Brant, and Brantford Mayor Kevin Davis broke ground on the...

Ontario Building New School in Brantford

The Ontario government is investing $45.7 million in the Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board for a new Brantford Catholic Secondary School, helping...

Wilfrid Laurier University Expanding Bachelor of Education program to Brantford Campus           

The Ontario government is providing students with more opportunity to study to become teachers at the Wilfrid Laurier University’s Brantford campus. To help learners...

Masking requirements to continue in select indoor settings

Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health is maintaining existing provincial masking requirements in select higher-risk indoor settings until June 11, 2022. “To protect our progress...

Canada and Ontario Building Broadband in Brant County

As part of the Ontario government’s plan to connect every community in the province to high-speed internet by 2025, the governments of Canada and...

Ontario provides funding to police in Brantford, Six Nations and County of Brant

The Ontario government is investing $5.45 million over three years to provide Brantford Police Services, Six Nations Police Service and Brant OPP with significant...

Ontario passes Pandemic and Emergency Preparedness Act

The Ontario government passed the Pandemic and Emergency Preparedness Act, 2022, a critical component of the province’s Plan to Stay Open on Thursday, April...

Province to provide support for Ukrainians

The Ontario government is launching a suite of supports for Ukrainian families arriving under the new emergency travel authorization, including a dedicated hotline (1-888-562-4769)...

Ontario raising minimum wage in October

Province of Ontario will raise the general minimum wage to $15.50 per hour, starting October 1, 2022. “For many Ontarians, wages haven’t kept up...

Province increases penalties for stunt driving

The Ontario government has increased penalties for those caught stunt driving, effective April 1, 2022. Drivers who are convicted of stunt driving in the province...

Province considering tax break on fuel for six months

Government to introduce legislation to cut gas tax by 5.7 cents per litre and fuel tax by 5.3 cents per litre As part of its...

Ontario prepared for upcoming wildfire season

The Ontario government is ready to respond to this year’s wildland fire season, which goes from April 1 until October 31. “There is nothing more...

Ontario Expanding Access to Student Mental Health Supports

The Ontario government is continuing to support students with expanded access to targeted mental health and well-being programs and services within local communities. Over...

Ontario signs $10-a-day childcare deal with Federal government

Ontario and Canada have signed a $13.2 billion agreement that will lower fees for families and deliver an average of $10 a day child...

Ontario Expanding Mental Health Services for Residential School Survivors

Indigenous Primary Health Care Council receiving $800,000 for culture-based mental health and addictions trauma care The Ontario government is providing $800,000 to eight Indigenous health...

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