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Indigenous Sport Heroes Education Experience

Posted on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 10:23 AM

As the school year comes to an end, Canada's Sports Hall of Fame is preparing to launch virtual educational opportunities that share the stories and triumphs of its members. The Indigenous Sport Heroes Education Experience is a national education initiative available at no cost to all Canadians with a focus on K-12 students. 

This past spring, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame visited Brantford to conduct research for the project. In cooperation with local family representatives, this initiative...

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Brant Theatre Workshops Presents “Memories of Brantford’s Italian Community”

Posted on Thursday, June 17, 2021 09:50 AM

Brant Theatre Workshops, in partnership with Brant Historical Society, Wilfrid Laurier University and Canadian Industrial Heritage Centre, are pleased to present the event “Memories of Brantford’s Italian Community” on August 7, 2021. This highly-anticipated event has been postponed several times as result of the pandemic, but is now finally (!) happening. The all-day event will feature:

  • A walking tour of downtown
  • A panel discussion
  • Italian Dinner delivered with trivia package and free livestream
  • Museum...

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Hotel Profile: Comfort Inn Brantford

Posted on Monday, June 14, 2021 02:57 PM

Comfort Inn Brantford features 79 spacious hotel rooms and is located with easy access to Highway 403. Their budget friendly rates are an affordable option for visitors staying in Brantford while visiting friends and family, competing in a sports tournament, or taking care of business. This centrally located hotel has local restaurants and shops within walking distance and is a short drive to Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant.

Choose from cozy one bed plus a sofa pullout or two bed standard rooms with...

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2020 Municipal Cultural Plan Annual Report

Posted on Monday, June 14, 2021 02:44 PM

Although 2020 was a precarious year for many sectors due to the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Brantford’s Economic Development and Tourism Department worked proactively and collaboratively with numerous cultural organizations and creative industry businesses to further the strategic goals and actions of the Municipal Cultural Plan (2014).

Significant support was provided to the cultural sector through Economic Recovery Task Force initiatives, increased cultural marketing...

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Uncover Hidden Treasures with Geocaching

Posted on Monday, June 14, 2021 12:41 PM

Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity beloved by millions worldwide. Essentially, geocaching is a high-tech scavenger hunt where participants use their GPS to find ‘caches’ that are hidden in unexpected places. Caches are usually small plastic containers with a log book inside where successful searchers can sign their name - some even hold small prizes! This is a great outdoor activity for people of all ages, as it reveals secrets hidden in the places you know...