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World Champion Kaetlyn Osmond joins Brant Skating Club coaching team

Posted on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 12:00 AM

Submitted Media Release

Canada’s most decorated female singles skater is coming to Brantford. The 2018 World Champion Kaetlyn Osmond, winner of three Olympic medals and three national titles, has joined the Brant Skating Club and will be part of the coaching team this winter.

The announcement comes just after the one-year anniversary of Osmond’s decision to remove herself from the competitive circuit. Since announcing her retirement from competition, she has been skating more in Brantford preparing...


Eliza Bell’s Sketchbooks Restored

Posted on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:00 AM

Four sketchbooks, along with various other personal items belonging to Eliza (nee Symonds) and Melville Bell – parents of Alexander Graham Bell, were donated to the Bell Homestead National Historic Site from the Dr. Mabel Grosvenor archives by her nieces and nephews in 2007. The sketchbooks came into Dr. Mabel’s possession after the passing of her mother, Elsie Bell Grosvenor, oldest daughter of Alexander and Mabel Bell. Prior to this, they were in Alexander Graham Bell’s possession after his mother...

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Top Picks for Pics Part Two

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

Whether you want cultural experiences, outdoor adventure, fantastic family fun, sporting events, or culinary delights, Brantford has tons of tourist attractions that provide fun and memorable photo opportunities. We're highlighting 10 of our top picks for pics.

Wilkes Dam

You can find Wilkes Dam along the 14 km SC Johnson Trail that runs between Paris and Brantford. There is limited parking available at Wilkes Dam, so you can park and hike or bike or just go down to the Dam for a quiet moment by...


Host your next team building session at Triggers and Bows!

Posted on Friday, August 30, 2019 12:00 AM

Located in Burford, Triggers and Bows is an 18,000 square foot facility containing a retail store, indoor and outdoor archery ranges, and indoor firearm range along with a full service Auction Company, Landsborough Auctions Ltd.

Triggers and Bows is one of the largest and most modern facilities of its kind in Ontario. Anthony and Olivia, the archery pros, are at the facility to help teach you how to shoot a bow and arrow. With on-going adult and youth programs, courses, leagues, camps...


City of Brantford ranks in top 20% of best communities to live in Canada

Posted on Friday, August 16, 2019 12:00 AM

The City of Brantford is very encouraged by a significant leap in the annual Maclean’s Magazine’s ranking of top communities to live in Canada - jumping an impressive 128 positions higher versus last year and rising a whopping 165 positions since 2017, resulting in a top 20% ranking overall.

Maclean’s annual ranking of the best communities to live in Canada is based on data gathered on 415 towns and cities across the country compared in the categories of: wealth and economy, affordability, population...