You're Invited To Laurier's Virtual Homecoming

Posted on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:00 AM

Wilfrid Laurier University's Homecoming is taking on a new look this fall with a virtual celebration and everyone is welcome to attend! Featuring a host of great online events, activities and guest speakers, the Brantford Campus joins all Laurier students, alumni and friends as they bust out their Purple and Gold spirit to celebrate all things Laurier from September 24-27.

Highlights of Homecoming weekend include: a cooking demonstration from Master Chef Canada season 3 winner Mary...


Spotlight On Brantford Architecture: Federal Building

Posted on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:00 AM

The beautiful city of Brantford boasts many different architectural building styles, including one very prominent example of the Beaux Arts movement which can be seen in the Federal Building located at 60 Dalhousie Street.

The term "Beaux Arts" comes from the French word for "Fine Arts" and was a popular, but short lived, architectural style from 1880-1930. The style echoes back to classic Greek and Roman forms characterized by order, symmetry, formal design, grandiosity and elaborate...


Off-Campus Social Activities For Students

Posted on Saturday, September 12, 2020 12:00 AM

Getting an education should be rewarding and fun, and we want you to know about some of the great social activities available in Brantford that are perfect for meeting new people, building relationships and taking a break from the books!

Local Breweries

Craft breweries are known for the experience and atmosphere they provide to their patrons and the two local Brantford breweries are no exception. Mash Paddle Brewing Company is located in Brantford’s historic Artisan’s Village at 111 Sherwood Dr....


Finding Balance During The School Year

Posted on Friday, September 11, 2020 12:00 AM

Exercise is good for your brain! Although most people see exercise as a way to maintain a healthy body (which is accurate), a study published through Frontiers in Psychology in 2018 joined a growing body of work that demonstrates that physical exercise improves cognitive function and brain plasticity.

For anyone out there who isn’t a psychologist or a neurobiologist, brain plasticity is a fancy way of stating that the brain is able to change. Everything that we learn creates changes in our brains...

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Brantford Named One Of Canada’s Best Locations To Invest For Business

Posted on Wednesday, September 09, 2020 12:00 AM

The City of Brantford has been named one of the nation’s best locations for businesses to invest. Site Selection Magazine recognized Advantage Brantford among 20 local and regional groups across the nation representing “Canada’s Best Location,” based on corporate end-user facility investment and related job creation activity analyzed on a cumulative and per-capita basis.

The acknowledgement highlights recent local industrial projects including: 48 North, City View Green, Grissin Bon Limited,...