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The Ultimate Motivation: Olympian & Hall of Famer Hayley Wickenheiser Speaking in Town

Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 02:32 PM

It’s not every day that an Olympian, Hockey Hall of Farmer, and seven-time World Champion comes to town… but that’s exactly what’s happening on Tuesday, May 23 as Hayley Wickenheiser is coming to speak at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts!

Hayley is a 6-time Olympian, Physician, Mother, the Assistant General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, philanthropist, and a successful businesswoman.

Her commitment to life and sport has earned her seven world championships, four gold and one...

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Plan Your Cycling Route in Brantford with These Amenities and Trail Tips

Posted on Friday, March 24, 2023 04:29 PM

As the cycling season approaches with April in sight, Brantford emerges as a hub of over 70km of natural trails offering endless cycling opportunities. To ensure you make the most of your cycling experience when the warmer weather hits, Discover Brantford is pleased to provide you with a list of amenities located throughout the trails.

Washrooms (times they are open will vary throughout the season):

  • Mohawk Park – 51 Lynnwood Drive
  • Earl Haig Family Fun Park – 101 Market Street South
  • Waterworks Park...

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Brantford Business Win 2023 Ontario By Bike

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 04:35 PM

Ontario by Bike (OBB) recently announced the winners of the Bicycle Friendly Business Awards for 2023. These businesses are awarded for the efforts in and excelling at providing services and welcoming cyclists, as well as supporting the cycling within their community. With 13 tourism regions in Ontario, two businesses from each region were selected with one specifically being a bike-related business.

The annual awards were open to businesses certified by Ontario By Bike as bicycle friendly, having...

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Brantford businesses come and join the Ontario by Bike Network

Posted on Friday, February 24, 2023 08:34 AM

Ontario by Bike (OBB) Network is a not-for-profit initiative to promote cyclist friendly businesses in the province.

Brantford is home to over 70km of natural trails and 18km of bike lanes, making Brantford a premier destination for cyclists. Tourism Brantford would like to see our local businesses help to develop our area as a cyclist friendly community.

Tourism Brantford is calling local businesses to register. The Network is open to accommodations, food services, attractions, cycling related...

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Last Call for Nominations: Annual Brantford Sports Council Sports Awards and Recognition Program

Posted on Wednesday, February 08, 2023 09:14 AM

The deadline for submitting your nominations for the 17th Annual Brantford Sports Council Sports Awards and Recognition Program is fast approaching. The Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of local athletes, coaches, volunteers, teams, officials and sponsors who are actively involved in and support youth sports in our community.

Nominations for 2022 will be accepted until February 10, 2023 for the following awards:

  • The Kevin Finney Memorial Award - Sportsmanship and Dedication
  • The Phyllis...