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Congratulations to Grand River Paddling Marketing Campaign Partners

Congratulations to Grand River Paddling Marketing Campaign Partners

by Hamilton Halton Brant Regional Tourism Association The best of the best in Ontario tourism were celebrated at the annual Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at the Blue Mountain Village Conference Centre. These awards recognize tourism industry successes by honouring individuals and businesses that have made significant contributions to Ontario’s tourism industry. Maria Fortunato, Executive Director, was in attendance and thrilled to accept on beha...
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December Featured Artist: Doug Flinders

December Featured Artist: Doug Flinders

December’s Featured Artist is Doug Flinders, a Brantford-born and raised photographer, bushcraft artist, and wilderness guide. Spending time outdoors “helps all the stresses in [his] everyday life melt away” and he enjoys the challenges of exploring new and less travelled places.  As a child, his experiences outdoors felt challenging to him, and left him wanting more. When younger, he loved camping and experiencing nature. As he grew more comfortable outdoors, he began le...
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Seven Ho-Ho-Holiday Activities For Kids

Seven Ho-Ho-Holiday Activities For Kids

by Valerie VanDixhoorn Looking for some fun activities to get you and the little ones into the Holiday Spirit? There are lots of ways to participate in seasonal activities in Brantford without breaking the bank. Join in on a fun night of games and swimming at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre, enjoy story time at the Branlyn Community Centre, or make some cookies at the SC Johnson Centre. Crock a Doodle on Wayne Gretzky Parkway is hosting seasonally themed painting parties for the young artists i...
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Marriott TownePlace Suites Now Open!

Marriott TownePlace Suites Now Open!

by Valerie VanDixhoorn Brantford’s newest all-suite hotel, Marriott TownePlace Suites Brantford and Conference Centre is now open! Perfect for extended stay travellers, families, teams, and anyone else who enjoys feeling “at home” while they are away. Located just off the 403 at 30 Fen Ridge Court, TownePlace Suites offers beautiful studio style, one bedroom or accessible suites and all the amenties you need including; a pool, fitness centre, on-site coin laundry, free hot buf...
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December 2019 Sporting Events

December 2019 Sporting Events

December 1   CAJ HOBC Meet Hosted by: Brantford Aquatic Club Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre 5-8   All Breeds Dog Show Hosted by: Brantford Kennel Club Brantford and District Civic Centre 7   BAC-HOB Meet Hosted by: Brantford Aquatic Club Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre 10   BCSSAA (swim meet) Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre 13-15   Ontario Team Showdown Hosted by: Brantford Aquatic Cl...
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December Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

December Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Welcome to our December roundup of training and networking opportunities for creative professionals in our community. Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly Arts & Culture e-newsletter to get these opportunities delivered straight to your email inbox so you don’t miss a thing. Looking to join a monthly, recurring networking group? Scroll to the bottom of this blog to learn about local groups and when they meet. Do you have any great training or networking opportunities to shar...
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Discover December 2019 Events in Brantford

Discover December 2019 Events in Brantford

Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst Glenhyrst Art Gallery, 20 Ava Road, Brantford Friday, November 29 to Wednesday, January 1,2020 Every night from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Admission: Free Without Glenhyrst’s beautiful lit gardens Christmas just wouldn't be the same, it is a highly anticipated annual event. With the official “switch on” on Friday, November 29, 2019 it goes through till January 1, 2020. Although the event is free there are collection bins for the Salvation Army Foo...
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