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Winter Hikes in Brantford

Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2023 02:35 PM

Brantford is home to over 70km of natural trails, offering an endless supply of outdoor adventures. Winter is a beautiful time to explore Brantford and the trails can provide some spectacular snowy scenery. Just keep in mind, during the winter months the trails are not maintained so it is important to be mindful of the conditions outside and use them at your own risk.

There are many different places throughout the City to access the trail system, but the following is a list of some areas which may...

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Nominations open for the 17th Annual Brantford Sports Council Sports Awards and Recognition Program

Posted on Saturday, January 14, 2023 12:18 PM

Nominations are now open for the 17th Annual Brantford Sports Council Sports Awards and Recognition Program. The Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of local athletes, coaches, volunteers, teams, officials and sponsors who are actively involved in and support youth sports in our community.

One of the awards available for nomination is The Kevin Finney Memorial Award for Sportsmanship and Dedication in honour of the City of Brantford Director of Economic Development and Tourism who passed...

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Ontario by Bike 2023 Bicycle Friendly Business Awards

Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2023 01:25 PM

Are you a certified Ontario by Bike (OBB) Business? OBB is currently taking nominations for their 2023 Bicycle Friendly Business Awards. If your business is a part of the OBB bicycle friendly business network, you can submit an application. If selected your business will:

  • Receive an award, free registration, and an opportunity to feature your business at the Cycle Tourism Conference Canada 2023 – March 2, 2023 in Toronto.
  • Be featured and promoted via our digital channels including our monthly e-newsletters,...

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Arts Census Findings

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 10:00 AM

Join Arts Ecology of Brantford/Brant for a presentation of the findings of the Arts Census that was completed this past summer in Brant region. In addition, we will be conducting a visioning session as our researchers work to develop a strategic plan that outlines how we can put the results of the Census into action.

1. Arts Census Research Results Presentation (30 mins)
The Arts Census was conducted in Brant region during July and August 2022. It was completed by 70 local artists and creatives...

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Tourism Brantford calls for new artists and songs for Trail Mix

Posted on Tuesday, January 03, 2023 09:34 AM

Tourism Brantford is pleased to release a call for new artists and songs for the second year of the Trail Mix program. If you’re a Brantford musician, please consider e-mailing us files or YouTube links to your songs so City staff can begin to curate the next playlists for 2023. We are looking for 30 original songs to update our playlists and all artists will be compensated. If selected, the final format of the songs must be submitted in .wav format. Since its implementation in 2022 in advance of...