Brantford Pride | Loud and Loving!

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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The map featured above is courtesy of the Brant Historical Museum of the City of Brantford. The original 800 acres of land negotiated with the Haudenosaunee next to the Grand River. And this is an aerial photograph of the same area taken a few years ago. I’m going to take you on a guessing game,
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This is a delightful image of a simple snowman created by two brothers, including one of whom has benefited from previous treatment through the  Ontario Autism Program. The parents anticipate that funding has now ended. They don’t know what’s in store for their son now. They came to support this peaceful Brantford organized protest because
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An enormous new art project is being created by Brantford’s Dave Hind and the Aluminum Quilting Society (AQS). “Between the Two Rows” is a community mural that examines personal identity, cultural boundaries, and the importance of building relationships between cultures through communication and collaboration.  The central composition and imagery is based on the symbolism of
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It was a spring-like Friday morning but there were no signs of new growth, nurturing fragile life or hope for the future in the faces and words as over 50 protesters met to oppose the new legislation around autism funding as created by the Ford government through Minister Lisa McLeod.   In fact, the anecdotes
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Publisher’s note: The following article is a contribution to 4BRANT by Luvern Mornin as a Citizen Journalist. Ms. Mornin has devoted months to her passion and advocacy in helping homeless people in Brantford. Thank you for your empathy and dedication to your cause Luvern. We have a new free dinner offered in Brantford that’s feeding
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  The Brantford Sports Council is pleased to announce the Finalists in nine categories for the Sports Awards that will be presented at the 14th annual Sports Recognition Banquet on Wednesday February 13, 2019 at the Brantford Golf & Country Club, 60 Ava Rd. The Adrian Scherders Memorial Award – Sportsmanship and Dedication Jacob Alway
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