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Ontario Supporting Local Festivals and Events

Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 12:00 AM

Earlier this month, the provincial government announced that it would invest $9 million through the new Reconnect Festival and Event Program to support municipalities and event organizers during COVID-19. 

This funding will be used to maintain public safety requirements and allow people to reconnect with their communities through online, drive-through, and other innovative experiences. Organizers will be developing creative programs such as virtual Remembrance Day events, reverse holiday parades...

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Remembrance Day Services in Brantford

Posted on Monday, October 26, 2020 12:00 AM

Each year on November 11, the City of Brantford joins fellow Canadians in honoring the sacrifice and courage of those who fought to preserve the freedom of our nation during times of war, armed conflict and peace. We gather to remember, with reverence and gratitude, the importance of their sacrifices to our community and worldwide.

This year, due to COVID-19, gathering restrictions will need to remain in place. The 2020 Brantford Remembrance Day services have been adapted to ensure the safety...

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City of Brantford to sponsor free live stream of The Cuban on October 30

Posted on Friday, October 23, 2020 12:00 AM

The City of Brantford Economic Development and Tourism Department is pleased to announce the upcoming virtual premiere and free live stream of The Cuban, a motion picture that was filmed in Brantford and the County of Brant in 2018. The virtual event will take place on October 30, 2020 beginning at 7:30 p.m.

The City of Brantford intended to welcome the cast and crew back to our city, with a red carpet event at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts. Due to COVID-19 restrictions and the...

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Holiday Party and Staff Appreciation Ideas

Posted on Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:00 AM

Now that we’re in the midst of fall, many of us have already begun thinking about the approaching holiday season. Typically, companies will start planning their annual holiday parties and staff appreciation events by mid-October, if not earlier. 

This year, employers are exploring alternative options to creatively connect and celebrate their team. The holiday season is often the only time of year that employers, employees, and volunteers get to come together as a group and celebrate professional...

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Tourism Brantford awarded #SafeTravels Stamp

Posted on Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:00 AM

Tourism Brantford is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the #SafeTravels Stamp. The Safe Travels Stamp is an international symbol designed to allow travellers to recognize governments and companies around the world, which have adopted health and hygiene, standardized protocols – so consumers can experience ‘Safe Travels’.

Upon reopening in July, Tourism Brantford implemented new health and safety measures at the Brantford Visitor & Tourism Centre so that visitors will feel comfortable...