BRANT: New CEO’s Innovative Adaptation to COVID-19 | Signs of the Times

Jason Schwandt, a young entrepreneur, married, with twin boys, decided to invest in Brant recently. He bought a successful Cainsville business, Brooks Signs, already established across Canada for their high-quality work and professionalism… and then COVID-19 changed his plans. The world virtually shut down leaving many businesses dark and employees without income   Except that
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With the serenity of a sunset, and the realization that darkness follows, we accept that the morning brings a fresh start in our lives. Dawn is not far away and a new day WILL be blessing our horizon. Brant gets it! Families, businesses, municipal governments and individuals respond to the reality of the virus and
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Lansdowne’s infection control and disease prevention protocols mean that, “Through abundant precaution against COVID-19 spread, we have made the decision to suspend all face-to-face services with clients”. “All of our sites will be closed to clients, families and the public as of today, March 15 until at least April 6, 2020.” Daily, and year-round, Lansdowne
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4Brant.com welcomes and introduces our newest Photographer/Events Reporter: KARA WILSON Kara brings years of photographic expertise which includes: Sports Team pictures; Individual Sports Portraits; Events; and ‘Santa Experience’ photo shoots. Her contact info is posted below, and we encourage you to consider her the next time you are looking for creativity and passion in capturing
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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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(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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They may be gone but never forgotten. Despite the first winter storm of the season, the large crowds huddled together against the wet snow and frigid wind at the Cenotaph downtown. Any semblance of complaint was lost to the reverence and respect for those that fight and have fought for our freedoms.   Their sacrifices give
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When we think of  those terrible days that Brantford was suffering as much as 28% unemployment as the farm manufacturing business was dying, we couldn’t imagine what the future would hold. How do we diversify our economy? Will we ever again be seen as the forward thinking community that began in the 1800’s? One such
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With the decline of traditional newspaper availability and unaccountable or ill-informed social media in small markets, how can we assure a local perspective, a local voice and local stories getting the attention they deserve? Laurier University – Brantford Campus, invites you to a FREE PUBLIC  seminar to address this issue. What: Public Lecture, “Getting the
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