Purple, pink and green gems and crystals laid out on a table.

Shopping for Crystals and Gemstones in Brantford

Posted on Friday, March 12, 2021 01:59 PM

While the act of collecting crystals and semi-precious gemstones has been around for centuries, it’s certainly experienced a boom in popularity over the past few years. Shop local and check out these Brantford-based shops that are perfect for “rockhounds”.

Magical & Spiritual Gifts | 264 King George Rd. | 226-552-0727
Magical and Spiritual Gifts is family-owned and operated shop that sells spiritual gifts, gemstones and crystals – either rough, polished or set in jewellery. Check out their selection...

Hockey sticks standing around Walter Gretzky's parking spot at the Wayne Gretzky Sport Centre

Remembering Walter

Posted on Tuesday, March 09, 2021 10:13 AM

Order of Canada recipient. Honourary Doctorate of Letters. Canada’s most famous Hockey Dad. Lord Mayor of Brantford. Brantford Citizen of the Year. Inductee to the Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition. Author. Coach. Neighbour. Friend. Husband. Dad. Grandfather. Great Grandfather.  So many accolades, and monikers. To Brantford locals, he was often referenced as just “Walter” (or “Wally”) and everyone knew who that meant. We are deeply saddened by the loss of this incredible man and...

Hotel guest room with bed, desk and chair.

Accommodations to Suit Every Style

Posted on Monday, March 08, 2021 08:53 AM

Brantford’s convenient location along Highway 403 provides easy access to all areas of the community and you are never far from a comfortable spot to rest and recharge.

Plan now and explore later by exploring our brand new website. Here, you’ll find quick links to hotels, motels and campgrounds, as well as local restaurants, shopping and spas to make your stay in Brantford enjoyable and memorable. You’ll also find a convenient chart that compares Brantford’s hotel amenities – a helpful resource...

Bulletin board with colourful Post-It notes pinned all over.

Blog Post – Google Grants for Non Profits

Posted on Friday, March 05, 2021 10:00 AM

Imagine what you could do with $10,000 USD of in-kind advertising every single month from Google Ads? You could recruit more volunteers. Attract more donations. Create awareness and share your story with audiences all over the globe. This is the lifeblood of a nonprofit organization.

In response to the crippling financial strain experienced by nonprofits as result of the global pandemic, Google has created a new grant program specifically for nonprofits. Google Grants are an exclusive grant program...

Close up image of the fillings in a burrito.

Fast Casual Mexican Food in Brantford

Posted on Friday, March 05, 2021 10:00 AM

Brantford is home to a number of fast casual Mexican restaurants that are serving up delicious burritos, tacos, quesadillas and more. Check out one of these spots next time you’re looking for a quick bite to eat. 

Barburrito Restaurant
50 Market St S. | 519-754-4985
Barburrito uses fresh and flavourful ingredients in their burritos, quesadillas and tacos. Looking for something beyond a standard burrito? Check out their Nacho Burrito which contains tortilla chips and queso.

Burrito Brothers