BRANT: New CEO’s Innovative Adaptation to COVID-19 | Signs of the Times

Jason Schwandt, a young entrepreneur, married, with twin boys, decided to invest in Brant recently. He bought a successful Cainsville business, Brooks Signs, already established across Canada for their high-quality work and professionalism… and then COVID-19 changed his plans. The world virtually shut down leaving many businesses dark and employees without income   Except that
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With the serenity of a sunset, and the realization that darkness follows, we accept that the morning brings a fresh start in our lives. Dawn is not far away and a new day WILL be blessing our horizon. Brant gets it! Families, businesses, municipal governments and individuals respond to the reality of the virus and
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Lansdowne’s infection control and disease prevention protocols mean that, “Through abundant precaution against COVID-19 spread, we have made the decision to suspend all face-to-face services with clients”. “All of our sites will be closed to clients, families and the public as of today, March 15 until at least April 6, 2020.” Daily, and year-round, Lansdowne
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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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County of Brant, ON – Beautiful Barker’s Bush is in the hands of the County of Brant! And… as if that wasn’t great enough, the County gained an additional 40 acres to develop a destination park.  Losani Homes, a home builder with projects in Paris since 2001, owned Barker’s Bush which is approximately 100 acres of
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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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As of today, The BGH site Donor Wall has a new category ” VISIONARY” with one name on it for individuals or organizations contributing more than $3,000,000: SC Johnson and Son Limited. In addition, the Departments of Medical Imaging and Cardiac Diagnostics have been renamed in their honour. Pictured here are the representatives of S.C.
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Ribs…ribs…ribs… Oh and Chicken – Pulled Pork – Food Trucks – and Jerk beef, jerk pork or jerk chicken. Whatever your palette craves and whatever level of spice: All at Cockshutt Park. Bring your appetite!   At least 32,000 folks are expected to join you this weekend and over 6 tons of meat will be served
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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
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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
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