LOST and FOUND | WTF is a Mince Meat Tart

John Bradford

John Bradford

It is time to fill the void as a result of Brant News closing. Online...free...no flyers delivered... I'm ready. Contact me for stories publisher@4brant.com I have been in media for over 50 years: Television Broadcasting; Print Investigative and Photo Journalism ; a VERY brief turn in Radio; Cable Television; and now publishing a live Digital News Platform. My community board contributions have covered: Health Care (BGH, John Noble Home and Lansdowne Children's Centre); Post Secondary Education, Mohawk College; Special Olympics; Sports Council; Victim Services; Rotary; and Chair, Physician Recruitment Task Force. Married with 3 daughters, 6 grandchildren, 5 step grandchildren, one great grandson and one step great grandson. My spare time passions include professional and amateur photography, soap stone carving, writing, travel and scuba diving as a Dive Master. Finally, I have served as a City Councillor for 4 years and as a community advocate/consultant for residents and local business for 8 years since then. Join us in sharing stories 4BRANT

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Ok, many… so many, I say… have never heard of a Minced Meat Tart.  I wandered aimlessly to Sobeys in two cities, Metro, FreshCo, Lococo, NoFrills and Zehrs to research this lost delicacy. Sadly, in a number of cases I was directed on a scavenger hunt from department to department to no avail. “Its over
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Child Luring and Exploitation Arrest | Brantford 60-year-old male

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On December 3rd, 2019 the Brantford Police Service were alerted by the United States – Homeland Security and the Albuquerque Police Department that a male from Brantford had engaged in on-line luring of a female believed to be 14 years of age. A joint investigation was conducted which included the Brantford Police Service – Child
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Sexual Assault Attempt | Assailant Arrested

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December 16 2019 Brantford Police are currently involved in an ongoing investigation in the area of Paris Road and Seneca Crescent. Just prior to 2pm a male attempted to sexually assault a female teenager in the Paris Road and Henderson Avenue area. The suspect fled the scene in a motor vehicle and was promptly apprehended
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County of Brant, ON – Beautiful Barker’s Bush is in the hands of the County of Brant! And… as if that wasn’t great enough, the County gained an additional 40 acres to develop a destination park.  Losani Homes, a home builder with projects in Paris since 2001, owned Barker’s Bush which is approximately 100 acres of
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(Left to Right) Mario Colombo, Chair, Brant Community Healthcare System Foundation, Paul Emerson, Chair, Brant Community Healthcare System, Kari Wilson, Executive Director, Brant Community Healthcare System Foundation, Mayor Kevin Davis and Dr. David McNeil, President and CEO, Brant Community Healthcare System. The Brant Community Healthcare System Foundation is thrilled to share that the Mayor’s Office
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OMG! “The food bank let me know that XXXX lbs was collected by our team!!” (Ed. Note: The surprise number is at the end of the story! This story is told by another 4Brant Citizen Journalist, Kelly Fullerton, and she is the team Manager for the Brantford Ice Cats Bantam Rep B Girls Hockey team.)
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In the late 1800’s Brantford-Brant was a burgeoning community as a centre for Canadian industrialism and growth. The majestic hotels welcoming the wealthy of the time included: Hotel Kirby 1852; Bodega Hotel 1850s; Brant Hotel 1858; and The Arlington in Paris 1850. By the 1960’s all were lost to fire except the Arlington, pictured above
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Several hundred persons attended the Change of Command Ceremony recognizing the end of Chief Nelson’s term and the beginning of Chief Davis’s. There was a cross-section of police officers from a number of detachments, members of the Brantford Police Services Board, current and past elected officials, Citizens on Patrol, Auxillary Officers, Victim Services Brant, dignitaries
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Brantford Man Charged with Assault | Colborne Street

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On Saturday November 16, 2019 Brantford Police Service responded to a 9-1-1 call regarding an assault at an address on Colborne St. Two males had been at a residence when a verbal argument ensued which turned into a physical altercation. The accused began to punch and then struck the 35 year old victim with a
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Brantford Aquatic Club Takes Home Top Prize at Swim International! Our Citizen Journalist, Dawn Hall, General Manager of the BAC shares her pride of the young people responsible for bringing swimming glory to the community. The 44th annual Swim International competition showcased over 530 swimmers from across Ontario and Quebec. The event was held over
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