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Sports Hall Inductees Share their Stories Online

Posted on Wednesday, February 03, 2021 10:00 AM

The Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition, located inside the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre, proudly recognizes hometown athletes and sport builders who have achieved the highest standards of excellence in their chosen sport. Even though the Sports Hall is currently closed due to the Province wide shutdown, you can still experience the rich sporting history of our community and learn about many of the great Inductees through their own words.

The Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition...

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February Featured Artist, Laura Moore

Posted on Tuesday, February 02, 2021 10:00 AM

February’s Featured Artist is Laura Moore, a 36-year-old singer-songwriter from Brantford. Moore, a registered nurse who worked in palliative care for nine years, sings under the pseudonym ‘Rosaria Miriam.’

Moore took piano lessons as a child and explains that she fell in love with singing at the age of six when she started singing lessons. She started writing silly songs around the age of eight, and it was a fun way to express her emotions and thoughts in rhyme form. Nearly thirty years later, Moore...

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Black History Month

Posted on Monday, February 01, 2021 10:00 AM

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.

Culturally diverse and composed of many people and communities, Brantford is proud to join cities around the world to officially recognize February as “Black History Month”. People of African descent have been a fundamental part of Brantford’s history since at least 1858, and have greatly contributed to the cultural,...

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Catering in Brantford

Posted on Sunday, January 31, 2021 10:00 AM

On today’s blog, Brantford caterers get the spotlight. In the face of constantly changing regulations and guidelines, the catering companies in our community have remained resilient and adaptive, working tirelessly to protect their employees and customers while still providing exceptional food and service. During lockdown, there aren’t many opportunities to providing catering, but we aim to tease your appetite with some of their delicious offerings in hope that when we are free to host events and...

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Canadian Concussion in Sport Free Virtual Symposium

Posted on Saturday, January 30, 2021 10:00 AM

Sport organizations are currently scaled back to skills-based training as they are still under restriction to play. This presents an opportunity for coaches, parents and athletes themselves to take a pause and learn more about an aspect of sport that is very prevalent. Concussion awareness and prevention is now a major conversation in sport. Studies have been conducted to analyze the syndrome and how to best mitigate the long-term effects.

The Sport Information Resource Centre presents the 2021 Canadian...