Salvation Army Gift Card Drive

Posted on Monday, November 16, 2020 12:00 AM

This holiday season, help make a difference in the lives of families right here in our community!

The Salvation Army’s Community Christmas Hamper Program serves individuals and families who are on a limited income and need a hand up this holiday season. This year, in order to help ensure the safety of both volunteers and recipients, the Salvation Army will be running a Gift Card Drive.

Those interested in making a donation can purchase a gift card, of any amount, and drop it off at the Brantford...


2020 TIAC Tourism Congress Goes Virtual and Free!

Posted on Friday, November 06, 2020 12:00 AM

It’s been a hard year for the tourism sector. From reduced revenues and employee layoffs, to businesses having to close their doors either temporarily, or in some cases permanently, the tourism industry was hit the hardest during the pandemic and will take the longest to recover.

Each year, the Tourism Industry Association of Canada hosts the TIAC Tourism Congress. The congress is a large-scale conference and networking event for tourism industry professionals to learn about best...


Shop Local at the Christmas Business Blitz

Posted on Wednesday, November 04, 2020 12:00 AM

The Brantford-Brant Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business program invites women to make personable connections and grow their business networks through activities, learning and engagement.

Since the Chamber isn’t able to host their annual Wine, Women and Shopping event this holiday season, they’ve decided to incorporate similar elements and host a Women in Business Christmas Business Blitz from November 30 – December 4, 2020.

Instead of Chamber members gathering at one local venue for a night...


November Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

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

Welcome to our November roundup of training and networking opportunities for creative professionals in our community. Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly Arts & Culture e-newsletter to get these opportunities delivered straight to your email inbox so you don’t miss a thing.

Looking to join a monthly, recurring networking group? Scroll to the bottom of this blog to learn about local groups and when they meet. 

Do you have any great training or networking opportunities to share with us?...


Virtual Platforms to Connect With Others

Posted on Thursday, October 29, 2020 12:00 AM

We crave connection in our lives. In a time where travelling, socializing and being physically close is discouraged, people are experimenting with new ways to connect with their friends, family, coworkers and customers.

Check out these virtual platforms to connect with others in the comfort of your own home, office, or remote location. Some are simple and beginner-savvy, while others are more advanced.


Apple developed this feature for video and audio calling on their iPhone, iPad, iPod...