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The History of Bunnell’s Landing

Posted on Saturday, February 13, 2021 10:00 AM

Did you know that in 1871, there were over 100 Black adults living in the Brantford area?[1] One of the earlier settlements of Freedom Seekers in Canada was called Bunnell’s Landing, which is located in present-day Cainsville.

In 1784, Joseph Brant brought a number of enslaved Black people to the Grand River Valley from upper New York State. In 1793, Upper Canada legislature passed an act that granted gradual abolition and any slave arriving in the province was automatically declared free. When slavery...

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Black History Month: Black-owned restaurants and food businesses

Posted on Friday, February 12, 2021 03:00 PM

February is Black History Month, a time that recognizes the historic and ongoing struggles toward racial equality and celebrates the experiences and accomplishments of Black Canadians. Today, we are highlighting a number of Black-owned restaurants and food businesses in Brantford. Tourism Brantford invites you to follow along and share your own stories on social media using the hashtag #BHMBrantford.

Broaster's Crispy Fried Chicken
170 Brantwood Park Rd, Brantford
Broaster’s Crispy Fried Chicken,...

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1 Month of Content in 1 Hour Workshop

Posted on Friday, February 12, 2021 10:00 AM

If you’re feeling like you’re spending countless hours posting on social media each day with no real strategy in mind, you may need some help to run your social media – instead of it running you! On Thursday, February 25 at 2:00pm, join us for a session to learn how to brainstorm, create, and implement all of your social media content for the next month in only one hour.

This one-hour digital workshop is led by Karlyn Ankrom, a successful marketing agency owner. She will walk you through a system...

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Brantford Brant Chamber of Commerce – Lunch & Learn Webinar Series

Posted on Thursday, February 11, 2021 10:00 AM

Established by Ignatius Cockshutt in 1866, the Brantford Brant Chamber of Commerce has served this community for over 150 years. With its initial priorities centralized around means of industrial transportation – Grand River and railways – the Chamber was able to assist Brantford/Brant in become a region of industrial prowess. In 1877 it fought for Brantford’s designation as a City and carried its industry through the first and second World Wars. In the 1950’s and 60’s the organization spearheaded...

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Ulysse Soccer Training

Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 10:00 AM

For over a decade, coach and owner Brendon Ulysse has been serving the soccer community of Brantford with camps, team trainings, and one-on-one lessons. In his own words, Ulysse Soccer Training is for, “passionate soccer players.” What he offers is supplemental training for those individuals and teams who want to take their abilities to the next level and are willing to dedicate the time to do so. His philosophy is centered around the belief that every time a player steps on the soccer pitch it’s...