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NOTE From the Desk of the Publisher.. Please join me in welcoming our newest Citizen Journalist, Shannon Pickering. Shannon is one of a group of local folks that volunteer to support those in our families and neighbours that struggle through mental illness. Where there is H.O.P.E. there is promise, and each dollar raised through H.O.P.E.’s
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Saturday morning, downtown Brantford and the streets were blocked: traffic was snarled, the sky was grey and drizzly. Accordingly patience was thin. But for a moment, there was a glimpse of a bygone era transforming the city core to 100 year old images of armed Canadian soldiers, most from this area,  parading through town led
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LANSDOWNE CHILDREN’S CENTRE TO ASSUME PRESCHOOL SPEECH SERVICES IN HALDIMAND-NORFOLK Lansdowne Children’s Centre [LCC] is enhancing its ability to provide integrated services for Haldimand and Norfolk children with special needs. With the support of the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, LCC is adding responsibility for the Preschool Speech and Language program to its
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BRANT PARK  is the location for Lansdowne Children’s Centre Foundation first annual Heroes Walk and Roll event, September 14. Looking forward to seeing all of the special heroes from our community on September 14, Brant Park, from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Enter from 119 Jennings Road, main park entrance. Heroes come in all shapes
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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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Brantford Police Services Board announces the appointment of Robert A. (Rob) Davis as new Chief of Police for the Brantford Police Service BRANTFORD  Following a comprehensive and lengthy nationwide search, the Brantford Police Services Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert (Rob) Davis as the new Chief of the Brantford Police Service. During
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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 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
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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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