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Two Row on the Grand Paddling Trip

Posted on Thursday, April 06, 2023 10:16 AM

Are you an avid paddler looking for a fun adventure this July? If so, mark your calendars for the annual Two Row on the Grand paddling trip! This ten-day canoe trip down the Grand River, from Cambridge to Lake Erie, is an excellent opportunity to create awareness of the Two Row Wampum – the original peace treaty between indigenous and settler communities.

On Day 3 of the trip, there is a stop in Brantford where you can experience traditional teachings, interactive dancing, storytelling, and...

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Easter in Brantford: Local Businesses with Easter-Themed Treats & Decor

Posted on Tuesday, April 04, 2023 03:52 PM

If you're looking for a fun and festive way to celebrate the holiday in Brantford, you're in luck! This charming town is home to a variety of local businesses that offer unique and exciting Easter-themed treats and decorations. From artisan crafts and chocolates to scented soaps and delicious cakes, there's something for everyone to enjoy. In this post, we'll highlight some of the top businesses in Brantford that are offering special Easter treats and decorations this season.

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Hockey Stick Sculpture: Call for Artists to Create Tribute to Walter Gretzky

Posted on Monday, April 03, 2023 03:41 PM

Glenhyrst Art Gallery is calling for proposals to create a sculpture to commemorate the Walter Gretzky parking spot at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre. The selected artist(s) will be awarded $10,000 (including HST, if applicable) and the sculpture will become the property of The Corporation of the City of Brantford.

This is an excellent opportunity for artists to showcase their skills and contribute to the growing public art collection of the city. The selection process will involve a partner-led...

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Welcome to Foodie Heaven!

Posted on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 01:44 PM

The food culture of Brantford is becoming more and more diverse, and Temptation Kitchen wants to be a part of it. Temptation Kitchen is a restaurant and event space specializing in gourmet waffles. It is the first restaurant of its kind to sell Savory Waffle Sandwiches, Gourmet Meal Waffles, Wacky Dessert Waffles, and other innovative desserts.

Temptation Kitchen has a passion for the community and is always trying to support other local businesses. The restaurant loves to support not only local...

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Brantford Arts & Multimedia Fund: Empowering Community Creativity

Posted on Monday, March 27, 2023 10:31 AM

The zBTFD community is proud to announce the launch of the Brantford Arts & Multimedia Fund (BAMF), an exciting new program designed to highlight grassroots artists, designers, writers, and creators in and around the Brantford & the County of Brant area.

The BAMF is a monthly prize of $1,000 awarded to a community initiative, project, event, or artist. The fund is available to any community-minded individual or impactful event/project as long as it is rooted in creativity and culture. We believe...