LOST and FOUND | WTF is a Mince Meat Tart

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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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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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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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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As Publisher of 4Brant.com, I am pleased to welcome our newest Citizen Journalist, Dawn Hall, General Manager of the Brantford Aquatic Club. We encourage any non-profit organization to submit their stories of successes in Brant/ Brantford and share for our community. Brantford Aquatic Club made a big splash at their 2019/2020 season opener in Oakville!
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NOTE From the Desk of the Publisher.. Please join me in welcoming our newest Citizen Journalist, Shannon Pickering. Shannon is one of a group of local folks that volunteer to support those in our families and neighbours that struggle through mental illness. Where there is H.O.P.E. there is promise, and each dollar raised through H.O.P.E.’s
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Saturday morning, downtown Brantford and the streets were blocked: traffic was snarled, the sky was grey and drizzly. Accordingly patience was thin. But for a moment, there was a glimpse of a bygone era transforming the city core to 100 year old images of armed Canadian soldiers, most from this area,  parading through town led
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