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Role Basketball

Posted on Friday, February 19, 2021 09:00 AM

Meet JR Gallarza, Owner and Founder of Role Basketball, a business, “Made in Brantford, by people from Brantford, for the people of Brantford.” His passion for the game of basketball seeps through in every word he speaks and despite the many challenges his business has, and is currently, facing during the pandemic his enthusiasm is undaunted and infectious. Born in the Philippines and raised in Brantford, life has always been about basketball for JR. From very early on, regardless of many well intentioned...

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Ontario 55+ Winter Games postponed until 2022

Posted on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 03:46 PM

The City of Brantford and the County of Brant recently announced that the Ontario 55+ Winter Games that were to be jointly hosted in Brantford and the County of Brant have been postponed to 2022. The Games were to be held from February 11 to 13, 2021. The City of Brantford and the County of Brant are currently working with the Province to select a new date for the event.

In September 2020, the City of Brantford and the County of Brant approved a motion to submit a request to postpone the Ontario...

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Brantford Sushi

Posted on Monday, February 15, 2021 06:00 AM

Sushi is at the top of the list when it comes to pick a meal that is fresh, delicious, and just indulgent enough to feel like a real treat. Thankfully in Brantford you don’t have to go far to get your sushi fix. Try out these three businesses for your next meal.

Joy Sushi Bar | 195 Henry St | 519-756-8988

The newest sushi spot in Brantford and already it’s a big hit. While you can’t enjoy the modern interior vibe at the moment, they are open for all your take-out needs. Keeping their focus on quality,...

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Chamber of Commerce Announces Finalists For Business Excellence Awards

Posted on Monday, February 15, 2021 06:00 AM

Finalists for the annual Chamber of Commerce Brantford Brant Business Excellence Awards were announced on Tuesday February 2, 2021 during a virtual event. You can watch the announcement online at and learn about some of the diverse Brantford-Brant businesses and individuals that contribute to our growing economy and aspects that attract visitors and delight residents. The Virtual Finalists’ Announcement was presented in partnership with BDO Canada LLP and supported by...

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Little Cat Media – Your Local Tech Guy

Posted on Monday, February 15, 2021 06:00 AM

Tayshun Ally has been tinkering and fixing computers and technological issues since he was a kid. In his family and his neighbourhood growing up he called himself, “the local tech guy.” He took this love of all things technology and educated himself at Sheridan College in their Software Development and Engineering program, holding high marks in all of his classes. Not satisfied with just one educational avenue, he also completed a program in Music Industry Arts.

So where has all this knowledge and...