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The Best Places For Students To Shop In Brantford

Posted on Monday, September 07, 2020 12:00 AM

This week, Tourism Brantford is rolling out the welcome mat to all new and returning students from Conestoga College, Wilfrid Laurier University and Six Nations Polytechnic. Today, we'll be sharing some information on the best places for students to shop. 

Brantford offers a lot in terms of shopping. Whether you need to finish decking out your dorm space, are looking for some trendy new clothes, or you're searching for something special or unique - you can find...

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Support Local Business for Father’s Day

Posted on Sunday, September 06, 2020 12:00 AM



Support Local Business for Father’s Day


The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and we’re either really appreciating or really missing the dads in our lives right now. Although it’s going to be a different day than we’re used to, it’s time to plan for Father’s Day – Sunday, June 21 – to make sure we’re telling those great dudes in our life how much we adore them.


To the dads working on the frontlines as an essential service provider,...

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Welcome New And Returning Students!

Posted on Sunday, September 06, 2020 12:00 AM

It's back to school week and Tourism Brantford is rolling out the welcome mat to all new and returning students from Conestoga College, Wilfrid Laurier University and Six Nations Polytechnic.

Although Frosh Week may look a little different this year, there are still plenty of places that you can safely visit to help you get a feel for your new community. Each day this week, we'll be sharing new, helpful information for students - from fun facts about Brantford...

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Let’s Get Social To Support Local Businesses

Posted on Saturday, September 05, 2020 12:00 AM

Brantford is home to many small businesses which offer products and services that we all love. Over the last few months, many business owners have had to quickly learn how to use technology to continue to deliver with minimal interruptions.

As we adapt to a new normal, local businesses still need our help so that we can enjoy them for years to come. Try one of these simple techniques on social media to show some local love. 

Follow or Like the Page

Canadians spend an average of 3-5 hours per...

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Spotlight on Brantford Architecture: City Hall

Posted on Friday, September 04, 2020 12:00 AM

Have you ever wondered about the massive, monolithic, ‘blocky’ building situated at 100 Wellington Square? It’s home to Brantford’s City Hall.

Designed by Michael Kopsa and built in 1967, it was built to replace the Town Hall which served the city from 1877 to 1967. This building serves as an excellent representation of the Brutalist style of architecture. Also known as Brutalism, it’s a style that emerged in the 1950’s and grew out of the early 20th century modernist movement that affected...