Brant Writers | A place to grow!

“Something you may not be aware of in Brant! There is a group called Brantford Writer’s Circle and a place called Grace Gallery that between them celebrate writing and visual art created locally. This is yet another example of a group of volunteers bringing a concept to Brantford that is growing in other communities as
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Many couples handle the role of public office differently. Some keep their private lives separate and some commit beyond the public attention, separate yet fully engaged. Mayor Davis and his wife Lisa fit into this latter category. His Worship made a public commitment that if he agreed to be at an event, he would guarantee
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What happens when you add about 300 bikers, 30 police officers… …plus local political leadership representation, and a community volunteers committed to kids from Lansdowne? You get love, fundraising and good will that show we all care for the kids being treated at Lansdowne Children’s Centre. Saturday, at the Civic Centre, everyone gathered together, and
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The Mohawk/Greenwich brownfield discussion has been going on in Eagle Place over the past two decades. There has been much talk and to date no final decision on utilization. In the era of Mayor Hancock’s Council, the land was accumulated under the control of the municipality, studies were done, and consultation included potential developers, remediation
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Hear YE…Hear YE… bikers of all ages shapes, sizes, and backgrounds… the weekend warriors, the traveled deckers and the family units that live for life and love to ride!   LANSDOWNE CHILDREN’S CENTRE 15TH ANNUAL MOTORCYCLE RIDE is next weekend May 11th. Starting at the Brantford Civic Centre. Registration is at 9:00 and departure is
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We get knotted up in labels and still, through lack of sensitivity or ignorance, frequently get it wrong. Many years ago, the word ‘QUEER’ meant ‘peculiar’. It didn’t differentiate anyone’s sexuality or gender. It didn’t separate judgements or single issues. Simply it is an umbrella term to offer any individual who has perceptions of themselves
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The map featured above is courtesy of the Brant Historical Museum of the City of Brantford. The original 800 acres of land negotiated with the Haudenosaunee next to the Grand River. And this is an aerial photograph of the same area taken a few years ago. I’m going to take you on a guessing game,
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Local Author, Amanda Morrison supports childhood cancer research and offers support to children. Amanda has written the following as a 4BRANT Citizen Journalist. “Having my youngest daughter journey through childhood cancer, I’ve learned first-hand what a wicked beast cancer can be, and how it affects the family unit.  We’ve witnessed the heartache, the frustration, and
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Brant was honoured by the visit of Ontario Lt. Governor Dowdeswell to a roundtable discussion, invited  by Mayor Bailey, with community members he has shared volunteerism and whom have been instrumental in acting as local ambassadors for the region. Photo Courtesy Melissa Connor, Supervisor of Communications, County of Brant Appropriately, the ‘Story-Teller-in-Chief’ Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell,
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Participating in the ceremonial shovel dig are left to right: Neil Aitcheson, Senior Manager Melloul- Blamey Construction; OPP County of Brant Detachment Commander Lisa Anderson; Brant County Councillor and Chair of the Police Services Board Joan Gatward; Brant County Mayor David Bailey; Milan Novakovic on behalf of MPP Will Bouma; and OPP Acting Chief Superintendent
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