Free Regional Tourism Marketing Opportunities For Businesses

Posted on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:00 AM

Free Regional Tourism Marketing Opportunities for Businesses

The past few months have shown the resilience of local businesses and how they have adapted to provide their goods and services. Many have refocused their marketing efforts to hyper local tourism, providing an invitation for people to be tourists in their own towns. As businesses continue to expand offerings and welcome guests from the region, it’s time to prepare...


Jumpstart Launches Sport Relief Fund

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

Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities recently launched an $8 Million Sport Relief Fund that will help sport and recreation organizations continue to deliver programming in 2020 and beyond. Many community organizations across the country have shut their doors due to the financial burden created by COVID-19, including lost revenue and increased program costs.

Applications will be accepted from September 12 to October 4, 2020. 

According to a nationwide survey of 1,300 sport organizations,...


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....