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2019 Tourism Ambassador: Krista DuChene

Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 12:00 AM

Krista DuChene is not originally from Brantford, unlike our other Tourism Ambassadors featured this week, but she has chosen to make Brantford her home for the past 17 years. DuChene moved here with her husband in 2002, and together they are raising their three children, working, and donating their time to local charitable causes in this great city. 

Krista DuChene, 42, is a professional runner, registered dietitian, and public speaker. She is well-known as ‘Canada’s Marathon Mom,’ a name given...


2019 Tourism Ambassador: Graham Chittenden

Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 12:00 AM

If you live in Brantford and you haven’t heard of Graham Chittenden (well, we won’t go there), but he’s a standup comedian and television writer who Just for Laughs describes as “fresh and clean, but still relentlessly funny.” Chittenden, one of the City’s 2019 Tourism Ambassadors, has been a bright light in the Brantford community for many years. He’s the first guy to be called in for MC duties when there’s a big business or networking event in town because he’s a familiar face, hilarious, and,...


2019 Tourism Ambassador - David Hearn

Posted on Monday, May 27, 2019 12:00 AM

It’s not easy to become a professional golfer when you live in Canada, especially Brantford, Ontario. We face harsh winters and short golf seasons, both not ideal for golfers. So how does a Brantford kid grow up to become a recognizable name and face on the PGA Tour? Well, it starts with a keen interest that grows to be a passion, and then a lot of hard work, dedication and perseverance. Here is a look at one of the City of Brantford’s 2019 Tourism Ambassadors, David Hearn. 

David Hearn, 39,...


Celebrate Tourism Week with Brantford’s Tourism Ambassadors

Posted on Sunday, May 26, 2019 12:00 AM

Tourism Brantford invites you to participate in Tourism Week, a national initiative that shows the impact of travel and tourism on the economy. Tourism Week takes place from Sunday, May 26 to Sunday, June 2, 2019.

To celebrate, Tourism Brantford has chosen five Tourism Ambassadors with a local Brantford connection. Their colourful stories will be shared throughout Tourism Week on the Discover Brantford Blog, providing insight as to how these hometown heroes were able to develop their skills...


Enjoy a ‘Grand’ Meal on the River!

Posted on Friday, May 24, 2019 12:00 AM

Grand River Dinner Cruises is a unique dining experience operating along the picturesque Grand River.  Since its inception in 1978, Grand River Dinner Cruises has been offering lunch, sunset dinner and nature cruises in a tranquil country setting. It is the perfect place to relax and enjoy beautiful river scenery, excellent service and delicious food.

Grand River Dinner Cruises is located in the County of Brant and cruises on a 20 km section of the Grand River between Caledonia and Brantford,...