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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Now that I have your attention, words matter. Yes, the Estimates Committee under Chair Greg Martin met on Friday and Monday to consider the consequences to capital project dollars in their last budget deliberations for the year 2019. Chair Martin, “It is important that we as a council have to be fiscally responsible in how
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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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The call was sent out around 6:00 am Sunday morning. The location is Northwest Rubber, 321 Henry Street, Brantford. The plant takes recycled tire rubber and re-purposes it into mats. As an update at 5:40 pm, Deputy Chief Todd Binkley advises that the Ministry of the Environment monitoring indicates the smoke is at a safe
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Many couples handle the role of public office differently. Some keep their private lives separate and some commit beyond the public attention, separate yet fully engaged. Mayor Davis and his wife Lisa fit into this latter category. His Worship made a public commitment that if he agreed to be at an event, he would guarantee
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On Saturday May 11, 2019 just after 10:30 p.m. Brantford Police Service received a 9-1-1 call from a residential complex on Barnes Ave. An intoxicated male had attempted to gain access to the complex and when he was unsuccessful, he was seen getting into a vehicle parked in the parking lot. Community Patrol Officers attended
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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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The Mohawk/Greenwich brownfield discussion has been going on in Eagle Place over the past two decades. There has been much talk and to date no final decision on utilization. In the era of Mayor Hancock’s Council, the land was accumulated under the control of the municipality, studies were done, and consultation included potential developers, remediation
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Brantford Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspicious male. On Tuesday April 9, 2019, at approximately 5:45 p.m. in the area of Brantwood Park Road and Trotter Lane, an unknown male driving a smaller Silver or Grey SUV with a loud muffler stopped and spoke to a group of kids in the
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March 29, 2019 Brantford Police charge 55-year-old Brantford man with historical sexual assaults. In the fall of 2018, the Brantford Police Service began an investigation into a complaint of a historical sexual assault that involved a young male teen. The investigation identified numerous male victims who were youths at the time of the incident(s). The
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