A Celebration of Valour | Brantford

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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In 1977, Virginia Little decided to make some noise… in a sweet way! She started two String orchestras…no little feat… In fact it is a large contribution to the culture and harmony of Brantford Tina Labanowicz has generously brought this story to our attention as a new 4BRANT Citizen Journalist in addition to her renowned
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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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So…you may have heard the noise Saturday night on Rest Acres Road. Yes, it was the Reklaws live, in a barn and all for the wedding of Chris Devlin and his new bride Deb. With great thanks to an anonymous donor! How special is having one of Canada’s foremost upcoming performers, siblings Jenna and Stuart
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For the 12th season now, Brant Theatre will be bringing the Bell Summer Theatre Festival to audiences once again. The theatre space is on the grounds of the Bell Homestead National Historic Site. As the show takes place outdoors, (weather permitting) on the front porch of the Bell Homestead, audiences are encouraged to bring a
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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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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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Paris Ontario is described as “The prettiest little town in Ontario”. Along the banks of the Grand River merging with the Nith River, this thriving community reflects the changing urban landscape born from traditional values of the past. Each year the Kiwanis Club of Paris gets together with a cadre of volunteers to bring a
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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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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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