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Citizen Journalist, Sylvia Collins has a diverse background in both advocating for the needs of individuals AND celebrating the growth of a neighbourhood. She is one of the organizers in the Holmedale Neighbourhood Association in Brantford. Her essay is gratefully received by 4BRANT and shared with you, our readers. Making – ABCD (Assets Based Community
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Funding Campaign begins! Publisher’s Note: New information added to report The Brantford Community Hospital system (BCHS) announces it’s plans to move forward on it’s two highest priority projects: renovation and expansion of the BGH site Emergency Department; and renovations and new service delivery at the Willett site in Paris. Senior staff under Supervisor Bonnie Adams
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The Kids will Thank You. Each and every Smile Cookie you buy at a Brantford Tim Horton’s location, during the week of September 17-23,  will go support both Lansdowne Childrens Centre and Crossing All Bridges Learning Centre. Buy your Smile Cookie today, and support all of wonderful children and young adults with special needs living
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    It doesn’t matter if the mayor oversees a large urban centre, regional district or a small rural area, the role is the same, but the priorities are more locally centred. And the compensation varies. The mayor is not an emperor, the single arbiter of public safety, or princess charming looking after her flock
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The fine china was set, sugar cubes on the table & peacock feather centre pieces perfectly poised for a High Tea Roaring 20’s afternoon event in support of The Raw Carrot Soup Enterprise. The exciting afternoon was taking place at Brant’s Bethel Stone United Church.  The fringes, sequins, flapper dresses, headbands, pinstripes, many were dressed for
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DR. DAVID MCNEIL AS NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO Brantford, ON (September 5, 2018) – The Brant Community Healthcare System (BCHS) is pleased to announce that Dr. David McNeil has been selected as its President and Chief Executive Officer. He currently serves as Senior Vice-President, Patient Experience and Digital Transformation at Health Sciences North in Sudbury. “We are fortunate
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There is so much hope for our future generations when a bunch of local kids decide a summer project would show commitment to others in desperate need. For the past three years, these dedicated kids have had the plan to donate their time in order to help people in Brant. Nova Vita was a previous
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Vera Armstrong now lives in Bobcaygeon but her eldest daughter, Janet Bradford  (from Brantford) and her family, are rooting for another year of Vera’s advocacy on behalf of the Terry Fox  campaign. Vera is 102.   She personally raised $1200 last year and did it, trundling along with her walker, down the street like everyone
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On August 30, 2018 several citizens suffered apparent drug over doses and had to be treated medically. The Brantford Police Service is asking that the community be made aware of these occurrences and risks. Please use extreme caution, if you are a new drug user you are particularly at risk should you use drugs cut with fentanyl. PUBLISHER’S
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Is standardized testing effective in Ontario? Let’s examine this. The entire process for requiring testing in grades 3, 6, 9 and 10, in the areas of math and literacy, was legislated in Ontario in 1995.  The premise was valid insofar as there were so many differing outcomes in schools across the province, in these areas
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