How to Support Local Businesses

Posted on Monday, April 06, 2020 12:00 AM

The City of Brantford Economic Development and Tourism Department is proud to launch a new social media campaign in support of our local businesses that are working hard to deliver their exceptional products and services to our community with minimal disruption.

The #BrantfordTogether campaign will run across the City’s social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) daily for the next few months. The campaign aims to support and promote local businesses and keep the community connected...


Maximize your research efforts with Grant Connect

Posted on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:00 AM

Grant research has never been more easy or fun!

Do you work in the world of charitable support or are you thinking about starting a not-for-profit project or organization?

Looking for funding can seem overwhelming, whether you’re an established organization, or brand new. That’s where Grant Connect comes in. Grant Connect helps to find funding through their remarkable search tool allowing users to utilize thousands of search criteria, including 500 specific causes, 7,000 cities and towns, and 31...


Call for Artists: City Hall Public Art Project

Posted on Tuesday, March 03, 2020 12:00 AM

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, in partnership with the City of Brantford, is seeking Artists and Artist-Led Teams to submit proposals to create a permanent piece of public art for the new City Hall (58-70 Dalhousie Street, Brantford).

This piece will represent a significant part of Brantford’s history; artists are asked to prepare proposals that incorporate colourful wood foundry moulds and industrial heritage related artifacts, donated by the Canadian Industrial Heritage Centre and local historian,...


Inhale, Exhale at Brantford’s Spa!

Posted on Friday, January 17, 2020 12:00 AM

Escape the ordinary and treat your senses to a luxuriously ‘grand’ experience without leaving the city limits. Grand Wellness is Brantford’s premiere spa destination, situated along the picturesque Grand River. 

The busyness of Christmas is behind us, the charcuterie boards are finally tucked away, and the weather isn’t about to get nicer anytime soon.  It’s the perfect time of year to schedule some much-needed self-care. In addition to their regular spa services, Grand Wellness also offers...


City of Brantford launches welcome passes for newcomers in 2020

Posted on Friday, January 03, 2020 12:00 AM

The City of Brantford, in partnership with YMCA Immigrant Services, is launching a Welcome to Brantford pass on January 1, 2020 that invites all newcomers, whether they have recently moved to Brantford from another city or country, to explore their new home through discounted offerings.

“It is important that newcomers connect with the local community and events. By participating and engaging in all that Brantford has to offer, newcomers will truly feel at home,” says Lily Lumsden, Senior Regional...