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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...


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...


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...