Laurier Brantford | Heidi Northwood Appointed as Senior Executive Officer

BRANTFORD – Wilfrid Laurier University has appointed Heidi Northwood as the Senior Executive Officer (SEO) of the university’s Brantford campus. Northwood has served in the role on an interim basis since April 2018 and was appointed  in this permanent position today, following a national executive search. “I am thrilled to welcome Dr. Heidi Northwood as
Complete Reading

So…you may have heard the noise Saturday night on Rest Acres Road. Yes, it was the Reklaws live, in a barn and all for the wedding of Chris Devlin and his new bride Deb. With great thanks to an anonymous donor! How special is having one of Canada’s foremost upcoming performers, siblings Jenna and Stuart
Complete Reading

Participation Support Services as a non-profit charitable organization is currently supporting over 350 individuals in our community with either a physical disability, a complex health care need and/or senior. On June 26th, Participation Support Services celebrated their Annual General Meeting at St. Joseph’s Lifecare Centre. The AGM was marked with a Ribbon Cutting for their
Complete Reading

The Wizard of Us… the man behind the curtain in Brantford civil service. Inside this concrete bunker is the hub of Brantford municipal decision making. We are generally aware of the role of City Councillors but know little about the bureaucracy that runs the operation. One person, the only employee reporting directly to Council, is
Complete Reading

The royalty chess pieces pictured above are Mayor Davis and Organizer Sylvia Collins Kids sneak over to the jungle gym to savour their fries. Where else can you see: a cowgirl festooned troubadour; line dancing down the block; and a bagpiper meandering amidst the crowd. And it is all FREE! When a Neighbourhood Association, like
Complete Reading

In the Fall of 1919, a dream began, a theatre fit for performance and exhibition was opened in downtown Brantford. The Temple Theatre for vaudeville and silent movies, then the Capital Theatre 1929 under the ownership of Famous Player’s Theaters and finally the Sanderson Centre a cultural acquisition by the City of Brantford in 1986,
Complete Reading

The weather may have been gloomy as they started their march, but the 9th Annual Brantford Pride Parade and park event was far from it! About 300 marchers from the LGBTQ2+, their friends, family and allies were vibrant and positive, filled with love and determination to celebrate diversity in Brantford. Back in Mohawk Park, support
Complete Reading

The Chief Administrative Officer is the City’s senior executive manager, overseeing all City Commissions and departments, including over 1,800 employees and approximately 190 discrete business units. He replaces the current retiring CAO Darryl Lee, Ted Salisbury before him and John Brown before him going back to the early 2000’s. Under Municipal law, the CAO is
Complete Reading

Paris Ontario is described as “The prettiest little town in Ontario”. Along the banks of the Grand River merging with the Nith River, this thriving community reflects the changing urban landscape born from traditional values of the past. Each year the Kiwanis Club of Paris gets together with a cadre of volunteers to bring a
Complete Reading

“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
Complete Reading

Create Account



Log In Your Account