Sanderson Centre | A Century of Applause

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,
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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
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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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“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
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Many couples handle the role of public office differently. Some keep their private lives separate and some commit beyond the public attention, separate yet fully engaged. Mayor Davis and his wife Lisa fit into this latter category. His Worship made a public commitment that if he agreed to be at an event, he would guarantee
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What happens when you add about 300 bikers, 30 police officers… …plus local political leadership representation, and a community volunteers committed to kids from Lansdowne? You get love, fundraising and good will that show we all care for the kids being treated at Lansdowne Children’s Centre. Saturday, at the Civic Centre, everyone gathered together, and
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The Mohawk/Greenwich brownfield discussion has been going on in Eagle Place over the past two decades. There has been much talk and to date no final decision on utilization. In the era of Mayor Hancock’s Council, the land was accumulated under the control of the municipality, studies were done, and consultation included potential developers, remediation
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Hear YE…Hear YE… bikers of all ages shapes, sizes, and backgrounds… the weekend warriors, the traveled deckers and the family units that live for life and love to ride!   LANSDOWNE CHILDREN’S CENTRE 15TH ANNUAL MOTORCYCLE RIDE is next weekend May 11th. Starting at the Brantford Civic Centre. Registration is at 9:00 and departure is
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We get knotted up in labels and still, through lack of sensitivity or ignorance, frequently get it wrong. Many years ago, the word ‘QUEER’ meant ‘peculiar’. It didn’t differentiate anyone’s sexuality or gender. It didn’t separate judgements or single issues. Simply it is an umbrella term to offer any individual who has perceptions of themselves
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Local Author, Amanda Morrison supports childhood cancer research and offers support to children. Amanda has written the following as a 4BRANT Citizen Journalist. “Having my youngest daughter journey through childhood cancer, I’ve learned first-hand what a wicked beast cancer can be, and how it affects the family unit.  We’ve witnessed the heartache, the frustration, and
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