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City of Brantford launches welcome passes for newcomers in 2020

Posted on Friday, January 03, 2020 12:00 AM

The City of Brantford, in partnership with YMCA Immigrant Services, is launching a Welcome to Brantford pass on January 1, 2020 that invites all newcomers, whether they have recently moved to Brantford from another city or country, to explore their new home through discounted offerings.

“It is important that newcomers connect with the local community and events. By participating and engaging in all that Brantford has to offer, newcomers will truly feel at home,” says Lily Lumsden, Senior Regional...


Sanderson Centre Celebrates 100 Years of Applause!

Posted on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:00 AM

Get ready for one of the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts' biggest seasons yet in celebration of 100 years of theatre. This beautiful theatre seats 1,125 and they show professional entertainment and local performing arts shows, community and show events, dance competitions and recitals.

The goal of this season is to entertain audiences with selections in keeping with the three era’s of the theatre: Vaudeville, Film, and Performance. The Sanderson Centre was known as the Temple Theatre in...


Shop Hostess Gifts at Wylde Rose Handmade Soaps

Posted on Friday, December 13, 2019 12:00 AM

Looking for that perfect last minute hostess gift? Instead of wine or flowers, opt for some scented soaps or bath bombs so your host with the most can have some much needed relaxation after you leave. If you haven’t already, try the locally-made and sold Wylde Rose Handmade Soaps. This beautifully-scented shop has all natural products like bath bombs, nail polish, soap, and so much more. 

Each product is handmade and uses natural products, so know that when you purchase these products they...


5 Ideas for a Fun Night Out in Brantford

Posted on Monday, December 09, 2019 12:00 AM

Are you looking for something fun to do tonight? This weekend? Brantford is the place to be! Enjoy a relaxing day of pampering at Grand Wellness, or get your craft on at Finders Keepers and design a beautiful decorative piece for your home. This weekend could bring the adrenaline rush you are looking for with some sports action on the simulator at Players Only Sports Bar or test your skills at Escape Key and try to beat the clock! You could also visit Bell City Brewing Co. or Mash Paddle to enjoy...


Congratulations to Grand River Paddling Marketing Campaign Partners

Posted on Friday, December 06, 2019 12:00 AM

by Hamilton Halton Brant Regional Tourism Association

The best of the best in Ontario tourism were celebrated at the annual Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at the Blue Mountain Village Conference Centre. These awards recognize tourism industry successes by honouring individuals and businesses that have made significant contributions to Ontario’s tourism industry.

Maria Fortunato, Executive Director, was in attendance and thrilled to accept on behalf of...