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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. 

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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...

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Back-To-School Shopping in Brantford!

Posted on Monday, August 31, 2020 12:00 AM

This year’s back-to-school shop might feel a little different than previous years, but then again this year’s everything feels a little different. Whether you’re making the choice to home-school, complete online learning or send your kids to school, you’re likely in need of some new clothes and/or supplies for your kids at home.

If you are doing a back-to-school shop this year, we encourage you do it locally. It doesn’t matter whether you shop from small independent stores or chains, as long as you’re...

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Custom #BrantfordTogether Gear from Grelin Apparel Graphics

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2020 12:00 AM

During this pandemic, it has been inspiring to see how the community has united to support one another. Grelin Apparel Graphics is offering a way for workplaces to sport their resiliency and local pride with their new line of #BrantfordTogether t-shirts and masks.

Grelin Apparel Graphics is a locally owned and operated screen printing and embroidery shop. Founders Greg and Linda Hunt have been supplying area businesses with corporate apparel and promotional products since 1990. 

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Safety First at Lynden Park Mall

Posted on Friday, August 21, 2020 12:00 AM

Lynden Park Mall happily opened its doors on Friday, June 12 as part of Stage 2 of the Province’s reopening plan, after being forced to close its doors in the middle of March in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, Lynden Park Mall has been a leader in the Brantford community by taking all the necessary safety precautions (and then some!) in order to make staff and visitors feel safe.

Lynden Park Mall has a long history of giving back to the community, and this year is no exception. ...