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Boys hockey team at Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre

2021 Canada Sport Leadership Conference: Let’s Reignite Sport

Posted on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 01:49 PM

The Coaching Association of Canada presents its virtual 2021 Sport Leadership sportif (SLS21) conference from November 3-5, 2021 for three days of learning, networking and professional development with the leaders of the sport, education, and business communities in Canada. The 2021 Canada Sport Leadership sportif conference, in partnership with Petro-Canada, is presented with the theme: Let’s Reignite Sport.

Session topics will include:

  • The intersection of mental health and anti-racism
  • Tactical...

Mohawk Institute Residential School seen from above

Honouring the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Posted on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 09:29 AM

September 30, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day provides an opportunity to recognize the tragic history and ongoing legacy of residential schools and to honour the Survivors, their families and communities.

In Brantford, Woodland Cultural Centre operates a museum and gallery alongside the former Mohawk Institute Residential School and serves to preserve, promote, protect and celebrate Indigenous history, art, language and culture. On September 30, Woodland...

Bronze Lions in front of City Hall

Introducing the New City Hall Public Art Project

Posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 10:14 AM

On Saturday, September 18, 2021, the City of Brantford celebrated the Grand Opening of its new City Hall at 58 Dalhousie St., which included the unveiling of the spectacular Public Art Piece, “Guardians and Guides” by Jane Bowen.

“Guardians and Guides” reflects Brantford’s industrial history. Building on the foundation of the city’s industrial and architectural heritage, the composition suggests a geometric inspired landscape. The development of this site-specific assemblage installation was...

Batman Figurine in front of brick building with sign that reads Back in Time Comics and Collectibles

Back in Time Comics and Collectibles

Posted on Friday, September 17, 2021 03:23 PM

Back in Time Comics and Collectibles is a hidden gem in Brantford’s Cordage Heritage District that sells comic books, collectibles and trading cards. Located at 111 Sherwood Dr. Unit #15, this shop is a great addition to the up and coming Cordage Heritage District.

Their friendly staff can help you choose something that will appeal to your imagination and reading style. Comic books range in genre from drama and romance to horror and politics and can also be a great way to encourage kids to learn...

Digital Main Street Grants Program 3.0

Business Resource Centre Re-launches Digital Main Street Program

Posted on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 12:47 PM

The Brantford-Brant Business Resource Enterprise Centre (BRC) has received a $15,000 grant from Digital Main Street Ontario for a Digital Service Squad (DSS) to help Brantford small businesses use digital technologies to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.

Funding for the grant is provided by the federal program FedDev Ontario. This program is designed to help small businesses in the City of Brantford access the knowledge and skills they need to complete their digital transformation. Whether...