BCHS appoints 11 new members of Board of Directors | Paul Emerson, Chair

The Brant Community Healthcare System (BCHS) is pleased to announce that 11 local community members have been appointed to the BCHS Board of Directors. Until, such time as Ms Bonnie Adamson, Supervisor appointed temporarily by Ministry Health is determined complete by the provincial government, the new Board of Directors will remain in an advisory role
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Thanks to journalist Luvern Mornin for her attendance at the debate and contribution to this article. At 7:00 p.m. on October 4th, ten of the eleven Ward 5 candidates tried out the Councillor chairs in the Brantford City Council chambers. Candidate Michael Peterson was not in attendance. Media listened, a live feed television hung from
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The coffee cup is a single serving size. Sure, the angle makes the cup look larger than the paper…but that’s the point!  Expositor, do you really represent yourself as a local paper? Or simply the only printed news available in town? Let’s examine what your Monday September 24 paper represents for local coverage. For this
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Many in Brant, and around Canada for that matter, think of children being separated from their parents by the government, and housing them in locked quarters, is a recent story about U.S. immigration reports. In the 1800’s Canada did the same thing to native children by forcing them into Indian Residential Institutes across the land to
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The question deserves some context of course. There are some who feel the system is struggling under government intervention intended to keep one group of politicians in power by managing to hold on to a large socially liberal voting base. The criticism is that by capitulating to union demands and the apparent ensuing soaring labour
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Citizen Journalist, Sylvia Collins has a diverse background in both advocating for the needs of individuals AND celebrating the growth of a neighbourhood. She is one of the organizers in the Holmedale Neighbourhood Association in Brantford. Her essay is gratefully received by 4BRANT and shared with you, our readers. Making – ABCD (Assets Based Community
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Funding Campaign begins! Publisher’s Note: New information added to report The Brantford Community Hospital system (BCHS) announces it’s plans to move forward on it’s two highest priority projects: renovation and expansion of the BGH site Emergency Department; and renovations and new service delivery at the Willett site in Paris. Senior staff under Supervisor Bonnie Adams
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    It doesn’t matter if the mayor oversees a large urban centre, regional district or a small rural area, the role is the same, but the priorities are more locally centred. And the compensation varies. The mayor is not an emperor, the single arbiter of public safety, or princess charming looking after her flock
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Everyone’s capacity to learn is different. But, so also are the skills and curiosity within the learner. How does the institution of education, at all levels, take advantage of the strengths individuals bring to the hallways? In this environment of defining those around us through labels, society has tried to simplify: it’s much more complex
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There is so much hope for our future generations when a bunch of local kids decide a summer project would show commitment to others in desperate need. For the past three years, these dedicated kids have had the plan to donate their time in order to help people in Brant. Nova Vita was a previous
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