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“Inspire Your Heart With Art” Day Is Jan 31!

Posted on Friday, January 29, 2021 10:00 AM

“Inspire Your Heart With Art” Day Is Jan 31!

“Inspire your heart with art” day is an annual celebration observed on January 31st. Celebrating this holiday is a great way to give pause and think about what you love about art and the ways in which it makes you happy. It’s also a great way to introduce the concept to others and create a shared interest.

Art comes in so many forms, and there are countless ways to celebrate. Our local cultural organizations have suffered immensely throughout the pandemic,...

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Discover these locally-made bath bombs

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2021 10:00 AM

Settle in for a hot soak this winter with these locally-made bath bombs. If you haven’t used a bath bomb before, these dried spheres (or shapes, in some cases) start to fizz and break down as soon as they come in contact with water. Toss one in to your tub to add fragrance, skin-conditioning ingredients and colour to your bath.  

Wylde Rose Handmade Soaps
Wylde Rose Handmade Soaps, located at 10 King George Rd., is owned and operated by local artisan, Jeannine Webster who has been making handmade...

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HHBRTA Launches Regional Tourism Award Recognition Program

Posted on Sunday, January 24, 2021 10:00 AM

The Hamilton Halton Brant Regional Tourism Association’s (HHBRTA) priority is to support regional tourism business and operators and they want to recognize the spirit and contributions these businesses make to the Ontario and Canadian Economy. Pre-pandemic, Ontario’s heritage, sport, tourism and culture sectors generated $75 billion dollars in economic activity and hundreds of thousands of jobs.

It is common knowledge that the tourism industry was hit hard by the pandemic. Many tourism businesses...

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Brantford Minor Lacrosse – Big Plans Ahead

Posted on Saturday, January 23, 2021 10:00 AM

Brantford Minor Lacrosse – Big Plans Ahead

Brantford Minor Lacrosse Association (BMLA) was hard hit in 2020. With a competitive season that runs from April to August, the group, in partnership with the Ontario Lacrosse Association (OLA) spearheaded the difficult decision to cancel the entirety of the season. As a Box Lacrosse organization, they rely on hockey rinks as their playing fields, and only have opportunity to practice and play when the ice is out. It was a disappointment for families, players,...

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Celebrate Family Literacy Day With Local Authors!

Posted on Friday, January 22, 2021 10:00 AM

Celebrate Family Literacy Day With Local Authors!

Family Literacy Day is recognized every January 27th to raise awareness about the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. Since 1999, thousands of schools, libraries, literacy organizations and other community groups have taken part in the initiative. This year, why not celebrate Family Literacy Day by discovering a new author that lives right here in Brantford?

Mary M. Cushnie-Mansour was born...