Sinkers, Swimmers and Waterwalkers | Defining our Public Schooling System

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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Vera Armstrong now lives in Bobcaygeon but her eldest daughter, Janet Bradford  (from Brantford) and her family, are rooting for another year of Vera’s advocacy on behalf of the Terry Fox  campaign. Vera is 102.   She personally raised $1200 last year and did it, trundling along with her walker, down the street like everyone
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On August 30, 2018 several citizens suffered apparent drug over doses and had to be treated medically. The Brantford Police Service is asking that the community be made aware of these occurrences and risks. Please use extreme caution, if you are a new drug user you are particularly at risk should you use drugs cut with fentanyl. PUBLISHER’S
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It’s not often a delightful young lady becomes a super fan of the Canadian holder of a Heavyweight Wrestling Champion Belt, Cody Deaner. At eight years of age, Reagan, a.k.a. more affectionately known as Rags, says, “He is my friend and he is very, very, very fun!” Rags catches the Renegade off guard…oh, that was
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Gardens like these are not from some magical seeds dropped from the heavens of grateful families: After the exemplary design and planning of the Horticulture Therapist Lynn Leach and the entire Horticultural Therapy Program as funded by St. Joseph’s Lifecare Foundation,  they are ably assisted by volunteers. And the volunteers, 190 strong, along with staff
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In this world of international travel, modern recognition of accommodating individuals with disabilities and sophisticated technology, it should be a breeze…right? Please take your seat, buckle up in a wheel chair or a walker, and let’s go tour Europe. First you must take care to plan how you are going to get there. Travel agents
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The Ontario Libertarians are not a large group. In fact, about 42,000 of the approximate 10 million eligible voters selected one of their candidates on June 7th this year. That’s not insignificant, considering the party had less than 600 people registered as card-carrying members as of the election. The party leader, Allen Small from Markham-
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We lift a glass to you, sir. It’s been a blast… Not just for your memorable contributions to hockey, but for your determined, yet humble, contributions to your fellow Brantfordians for a generation. Over the past several decades it has been you, one of the most significant influencers in the successes of hockey players from
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There are many ambassadors for Brant toiling in the background, striving to make a difference as part of a life mission, in other parts of this precious globe, but one such couple in Brant, Carolyn Hudson and her husband Albert, are the Founders of a not-for-profit registered charity, Mighty Oaks Global Initiatives. This year (2018)
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