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We've Got Spirit (Thanks to the Brantford Cheer Club)!

Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 12:00 AM

They’ve got spirit, yes they do! We are talking about the Brantford Cheer Club, of course. The Brantford Cheer Club (Bolts) is an All-Star cheerleading team dedicated to teaching leadership, strength, teamwork and trust to athletes from as young as 5 to 14 years of age through their Mini Cheer, Youth Cheer, and Senior Cheer competitive and noncompetitive programs.

Brantford Cheer Club started in 2017 by Abbey Girard, Owner and Artistic Director of Studio A, Academy of Performing Arts. Cheerleaders...


Featured Artist, Shaun Mulrain

Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 12:00 AM

March’s Featured Artist is Shaun Mulrain, a local artist who makes his living by handcrafting guitars, teaching music lessons, and performing live.

Mulrain is a self-proclaimed “artist at heart” and has been since the age of 3. His mother was a piano teacher, and his grandfather was a Big Band guitarist and guitar repairman. He studied music and sang his way through school, performing in musicals, rock bands, school bands and vocal ensembles. He left Brantford at 19 to “chase the musical dream,”...


The City of Brantford and County of Brant Officially Announce Hosting the 2021 Ontario 55+ Winter Games

Posted on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 12:00 AM

The 2021 55+ Winter Games are coming to Brantford and the County of Brant February 11 to 13, 2021. The Ontario 55+ Games celebrates active living and is hosted every year for individuals in Ontario who are 55 years of age or older.

“The City of Brantford is honoured and proud to have the opportunity to host a sporting event of this calibre. We look forward to welcoming some of the finest seasoned athletic talent in our province,” said Mayor Kevin Davis, City of Brantford. “The Games will be...


BRC Wins EDCO Award of Excellence

Posted on Monday, February 18, 2019 12:00 AM

The City of Brantford Economic Development & Tourism Department is pleased to share that on Thursday, January 31, 2019, the Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) awarded the Brantford-Brant Business Resource Enterprise Centre (BRC) with the Regional and Cross-Border Collaboration & Partnership Award of Excellence. The award was presented to the BRC in recognition of their creation and delivery of the StudentBiz program – Developing High School Entrepreneurs.

StudentBiz fosters high...


February Featured Artist: Tynessa Walters

Posted on Tuesday, February 05, 2019 12:00 AM

February 2019’s Featured Artist is Tynessa Walters, a jewellery designer, goldsmith and jewellery teacher. Walters has always been a highly creative person, has always been drawn to metal and gemstones, and loves to work with her hands – creating jewellery is truly the perfect career for her.

Walters studied goldsmithing at George Brown College. Over the past decade or so, she has worked in various roles within the jewellery industry in Toronto, and has eventually shifted from primarily creating...