St.Joseph’s Lifecare Foundation, Empire Communities and Ticats | Caring for the Caregivers

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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  It was only earlier this summer that the Paris Port Dover Pipe band was the opening act for Sir Rod Stewart in Toronto and London. Now they have traveled to Scotland for the Edinburgh Tattoo. Unquestionably, this is the most prestigious Military Tattoo in the world and performed at the base of Edinburgh Castle.
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Rose Press and Erik Hager, don’t want to be accidental tourists anymore. They are searching for a purposeful metaphysical journey more than a destination and decided to commit to a journey outside their normal risk bubble. Like most couples in Brant, Rose and Erik, wondered how they were going to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary.
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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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Return of Friday Night Fights Under the Lights By Jesse Ferguson, 4BRANT | Photographs and additional background by John Bradford On the night of July 6th, over 300 boxing fans filled the backyard of Knights of Columbus for what was tagged as “Return of Friday Night Fights Under the Lights” put on by Bell City
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Even her husband calls her, ‘Miss Diane’… So also, her staff, her friends, her neighbours, local shop keepers… and her more than 1000 children over the past three decades. Diane Bartle is retiring and a Brantford institution, ‘A Child’s Place Preschool’ is closing. Housed in the W. Ross McDonald school, for 28 years, kids from
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They call themselves “The Waistliners STOMPtastic Nashville Experience” as 17 Dancers join Joan Minnery on a road trip tour to Nashville in July. Dancers between the ages of 40 – 83 from Brant and surrounding areas (along with some friends and family) will be heading on a Luxury Coach for Nashville, Tennessee with the ultimate
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These young men and women are preparing for life through training in discipline, respect, camaraderie, hard work and focus. These skills will bring them recognition and demonstrated commitment that will entitle them to opportunities they may never have even considered. The Reviewing party arrives: Reviewing officer, Hon. Col (Ret) Don Wilkin, CD; Mrs. Taryn Findlay,
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You would think that such a significant milestone for Downtown Brantford would be a happy-happy event. BUT… the 10th Anniversary of the opening of Harmony Square began with cries screamed and echoed across the square, from balconies and businesses! Our Town Crier, David McKee, and his wife Betty Jean brought all these loud people to
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