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 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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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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Brant was honoured by the visit of Ontario Lt. Governor Dowdeswell to a roundtable discussion, invited  by Mayor Bailey, with community members he has shared volunteerism and whom have been instrumental in acting as local ambassadors for the region. Photo Courtesy Melissa Connor, Supervisor of Communications, County of Brant Appropriately, the ‘Story-Teller-in-Chief’ Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell,
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BRANTFORD, ON – The City of Brantford Fire Department is pleased to announce Anna Everett has accepted the position as the City’s new Deputy Fire Chief of Fire Prevention, Communications and Emergency Management. Deputy Chief Everett is a Captain in the Professional Standards and Qualifications Division of the Brantford Fire Department. She brings with her
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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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In the article posted at the bottom of these images, the young women planning a public event through the auspices SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF GRAND ERIE, celebrating empowerment and self-esteem, achieved phenomenal success this day April 6 2019. Over 50 female high school students from Brant spent the day meeting new friends, listening to enthusiastic business
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UPDATE to article below: In abundance of  transparency on my part, I provided a disclaimer at the beginning of the interview, prior to MPP Bouma beginning his answers: Although in my private community volunteerism I am a member of the Board of Directors at Lansdowne Children’s Centre, I do not speak on their behalf or
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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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