We love you Miss Diane! From your 1000 kids…

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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When the Ontario Legislature closes the doors, the last one standing has the duty to turn off the lights before going home. Thanks for your service Dave Levac…Queen’s Park may be dark right now, but it was forever brightened by your commitment. Dave Levac has served Brant for 20 years in the Provincial legislature, after
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Over the past decade, The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre has been running a 220 Km cycling event out of Toronto with Enbridge as the annual patron and over $340 million raised to date. The event starts Saturday morning at the CNE grounds, heading for Niagara Falls and the return route is completed Sunday afternoon expecting
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When someone thinks of Elvis, two images come to mind: a certain gyrating Rock and Roll singer; and an incredible Quad jumper of Canadian Olympic Skating fame, Elvis Stojko.     In Paris Ontario, Saturday, there were two Stojkos in the house… Elvis and his lovely and talented bride Gladys Orozco. What an inspirational team
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Tobias March wants to be cool….or rather….be REALLY cool. In the Arctic. This young man from Brantford has started a GoFundMe drive to raise about $9000 to top up his contribution to the event in order to join this unique opportunity. He is the only student in Brant to qualify and would appreciate anyone that
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In this 50th anniversary of Special Olympics Canada, Brant Special Olympics is sending 16 Athletes to the special Olympic National Competitions, May 10-29, in Charlottetown Prince Edward island. Special Olympian, Nick They will be competing in Track and Field, Bocci Ball, 5-pin and 10-pin Bowling. Despite local sponsorship and national financial support, training and facilities are
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On Sunday May 6th, the sun was shining and the smiles were contagious as around 2000 participants left the parking lot on the Hike for Hospice 2018. Two hours later the final tally was $327,813 in donations raised for Brant’s only Hospice. MPP Dave Levac and Mayor Friel led the walkers Olga Consorti, Executive Director
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