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Finding Balance During The School Year

Posted on Friday, September 11, 2020 12:00 AM

Exercise is good for your brain! Although most people see exercise as a way to maintain a healthy body (which is accurate), a study published through Frontiers in Psychology in 2018 joined a growing body of work that demonstrates that physical exercise improves cognitive function and brain plasticity.

For anyone out there who isn’t a psychologist or a neurobiologist, brain plasticity is a fancy way of stating that the brain is able to change. Everything that we learn creates changes in our brains...

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Brantford Named One Of Canada’s Best Locations To Invest For Business

Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2020 12:00 AM

The City of Brantford has been named one of the nation’s best locations for businesses to invest. Site Selection Magazine recognized Advantage Brantford among 20 local and regional groups across the nation representing “Canada’s Best Location,” based on corporate end-user facility investment and related job creation activity analyzed on a cumulative and per-capita basis.

The acknowledgement highlights recent local industrial projects including: 48 North, City View Green, Grissin Bon Limited,...

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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...