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Spread Cheer with Present Times Unique Gifts and Gift Baskets!

Posted on Friday, July 24, 2020 12:00 AM

Many people have observed milestones like graduations, birthdays, anniversaries, new homes, and births while isolated from loved ones. If there is one great thing that COVID-19 has taught us, it’s that the little acts of kindness go a long way and we can still feel connected while being apart.

Let’s keep the celebrations and positivity going! Present Times Unique Gifts and Gift Baskets at 46 Charing Cross St. in Brantford is the perfect place to shop for affordable gifts for an upcoming occasion...


Grand River Champion of Champions Virtual Powwow

Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:00 AM

The Grand River Champion of Champions Powwow  will look a little different this year. Although the annual gathering at Chiefswood Park has been cancelled, the event is moving online and will be showcased virtually on Saturday, July 25.   

Since 1980, the Six Nations of the Grand River has invited dancers to compete in a variety of categories including Women’s Traditional, Men’s Grass, Women’s Jingle, Men’s Fancy Feather, and Women’s Fancy Shawl.

This year, contestants are invited...


Satisfy Your Soul at Soulful Kafe

Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:00 AM

Brantford’s brand new restaurant, Soulful Kafe, opened in May 2020 on Brant Avenue and is quickly becoming a local favourite for Portugese and Italian lunch and dinner by delivery, take out or patio. 

Their menu features delicious homemade pizzas (available on both regular and cauliflower crust) in flavor combinations like Bruschetta, Jerk Chicken, and Vegetarian Harvest, which features seasonal vegetables. Their sandwiches are a delicious lunch option, and fan favourites include the Eggplant...


Best Bread in Brantford

Posted on Monday, July 20, 2020 12:00 AM

Bread is a fan favourite over here at the Brantford Visitor & Tourism Centre! Garlic toast, cheesy bread, warm with butter, fresh dipped in olive oil and classic PB&J are just a few of the suggestions that swirled around in our group poll. There are just so many ways to enjoy bread!

Bread offers a variety that many other foods cannot, most likely due to the fact that bread making (when done well) is an art that has spanned the ages. In fact, nowadays, it is perhaps so common that it can...

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Top Places to Get Active Outdoors

Posted on Saturday, July 18, 2020 12:00 AM

Brantford is home to an abundance of trail networks, parks and outdoor spaces that you can safely explore this summer. Get some fresh air and reconnect with nature by walking, hiking, cycling, or paddling through some of these beautiful spaces.

Explore our trails

Various locations

With over 70km of nature trails to hike, run or cycle, the Hub of Ontario Trails links three major branches of the Trans Canada Trail at Brant’s Crossing, located in downtown Brantford on the Grand River. Many of Brantford’s...