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2019 Tourism Ambassador: Graham Chittenden

Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 12:00 AM

If you live in Brantford and you haven’t heard of Graham Chittenden (well, we won’t go there), but he’s a standup comedian and television writer who Just for Laughs describes as “fresh and clean, but still relentlessly funny.” Chittenden, one of the City’s 2019 Tourism Ambassadors, has been a bright light in the Brantford community for many years. He’s the first guy to be called in for MC duties when there’s a big business or networking event in town because he’s a familiar face, hilarious, and,...

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2019 Tourism Ambassador - David Hearn

Posted on Monday, May 27, 2019 12:00 AM

It’s not easy to become a professional golfer when you live in Canada, especially Brantford, Ontario. We face harsh winters and short golf seasons, both not ideal for golfers. So how does a Brantford kid grow up to become a recognizable name and face on the PGA Tour? Well, it starts with a keen interest that grows to be a passion, and then a lot of hard work, dedication and perseverance. Here is a look at one of the City of Brantford’s 2019 Tourism Ambassadors, David Hearn. 

David Hearn, 39,...

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Celebrate Tourism Week with Brantford’s Tourism Ambassadors

Posted on Sunday, May 26, 2019 12:00 AM

Tourism Brantford invites you to participate in Tourism Week, a national initiative that shows the impact of travel and tourism on the economy. Tourism Week takes place from Sunday, May 26 to Sunday, June 2, 2019.

To celebrate, Tourism Brantford has chosen five Tourism Ambassadors with a local Brantford connection. Their colourful stories will be shared throughout Tourism Week on the Discover Brantford Blog, providing insight as to how these hometown heroes were able to develop their skills...

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Featured Artist: Mike D’Eri

Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 12:00 AM

June’s Featured Artist is Mike D’Eri, also known as NMEDJ, a Brantford-based, award-winning music producer, vinyl turntablist, and self-proclaimed “heavy-handed vinyl junkie.”

D’Eri started his career in turntablism, which is the art of manipulating sounds and creating new music, sound effects and beats using two or more turntables and DJ mixer. A few years ago, he started taking music production more seriously, embracing ever-changing technology, and shifting his focus to play his own music live....

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Treat Mom to a Spa Day at the Beauty Barn!

Posted on Friday, May 10, 2019 12:00 AM

Mother’s Day is this weekend and if you haven’t already picked out something special for that loving gal in your life, why not pick up a gift certificate or plan a trip to The Beauty Barn Spa for her? (Or even better—go together!)

The Beauty Barn Spa is a quaint, picturesque spa that is located on the outskirts of Brantford and Paris, Ontario. Escape the hustle and bustle of busy city life and take a nice scenic drive into the country. The Beauty Barn is set inside an old renovated barn and has...