Bathtub Bakery: Your recipe for relaxation

Posted on Tuesday, May 07, 2019 12:00 AM

The sweetest – by scent, and by whimsy – store has opened in downtown Brantford, and we cannot wait for you to see it and smell it for yourselves! Bathtub Bakery is a one-woman show, operated by owner Brianne Lavallee. Her first brick and mortar shop opened in downtown Brantford (35 King Street) in summer 2018. 

Bathtub Bakery specializes in unique, bakery-inspired bath and body treats that are made to look just like your favourite desserts. The shop is filled to the brim with cupcakes for...


The City of Brantford and County of Brant Officially Announce Hosting the 2021 Ontario 55+ Winter Games

Posted on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 12:00 AM

The 2021 55+ Winter Games are coming to Brantford and the County of Brant February 11 to 13, 2021. The Ontario 55+ Games celebrates active living and is hosted every year for individuals in Ontario who are 55 years of age or older.

“The City of Brantford is honoured and proud to have the opportunity to host a sporting event of this calibre. We look forward to welcoming some of the finest seasoned athletic talent in our province,” said Mayor Kevin Davis, City of Brantford. “The Games will be...


BRC Wins EDCO Award of Excellence

Posted on Monday, February 18, 2019 12:00 AM

The City of Brantford Economic Development & Tourism Department is pleased to share that on Thursday, January 31, 2019, the Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) awarded the Brantford-Brant Business Resource Enterprise Centre (BRC) with the Regional and Cross-Border Collaboration & Partnership Award of Excellence. The award was presented to the BRC in recognition of their creation and delivery of the StudentBiz program – Developing High School Entrepreneurs.

StudentBiz fosters high...


Unlocking the Potential of Canada’s Visitor Economy

Posted on Friday, January 25, 2019 12:00 AM

In Canada, the Tourism Industry generates significant economic impact.  Canadians may be surprised to learn that tourism is one of the nation’s largest economic sectors, generating total revenues in the order of $98 billion annually. 

A recent report published by Destination Canada highlights the fact that tourism visitation is on the rise.  Every day, more than 57,000 international overnight visitors stream into Canada, drawn by our safe, secure cities, friendly people, and remarkable...


Geocaching – Experience the Outdoors!

Posted on Wednesday, November 07, 2018 12:00 AM

Written by Guest Blogger Shelley Riimand

Back in July 2008, a friend of ours introduced us to an outdoor activity called, “Geocaching” (pronounced Geo-cashing). He had just learned about it and thought we should look into it, and as they say . . . the rest is history.

We spent time researching this activity through the website, where we learned that geocaching is referred to as the fastest growing outdoor recreational activity in the world, with over 15 million participants...