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Mercasa: Brantford’s “Fast Casual” Restaurant

Mercasa: Brantford’s “Fast Casual” Restaurant

by Valerie VanDixhoorn Looking for an exciting new restaurant to try? Look no further then this Italian Bistro! Brantford's own Mercasa Little Italy Eatery & Catering, located at 195 Henry St., is the place to go for some delicious, ready-to-eat homecooked Italian fare. This Brantford gem is the perfect place for a Friday night date, a family gathering, or a girls night out. Mercasa is open Monday to Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thursday thro...
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Sport Super-Parents…How do you do it?  Making the most of your energy

Sport Super-Parents…How do you do it? Making the most of your energy

Submitted by: Dr. Angela Hanlon, ND Part 1:  Blood Sugar and Food Cravings   Blood sugar is a funny thing. If we’re fasting intentionally, it’s usually not an issue. But if we’re fasting because we got too busy, it’s an issue. Low blood sugar forces the body to use other fuel sources. This doesn’t sound so bad, and actually sounds like a great way to shed some weight. But there’s a catch. It also forces the body to produce cortisol. At normal level...
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Rock My World Music Expo

Rock My World Music Expo

On Sunday, November 24, Rock My World Canada will present the inaugural Brantford Music Expo & Fundraiser to benefit My School Rocks! This event will be held in the grand ballroom at the Best Western Brantford Hotel & Conference Centre (19 Holiday Drive) from noon to 5:00pm. This event combines local and Canadian musical promotion, with vendors and visitors having the opportunity to learn more about the Canadian music scene while supporting a worthy cause. Special guests for this event ...
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Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town!

Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town!

by Valerie VanDixhoorn Grab your hot chocolate and blankets and get ready for the 45th Annual JCI Santa Claus Parade! On November 30th, 2019 come cheer on Santa and his helpers as they march down the streets of Downtown Brantford.  The festivities begin at 6:00 p.m. at the corner of Dalhousie and Stanley St. and the parade will make its way down Dalhousie greeting the people of Brantford and finishing up at Harmony Square for the after party. Watch as marching bands, handmade floats and f...
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Remembrance Day Services

Remembrance Day Services

Each year on November 11th the City of Brantford honours the courage and sacrifice of those who served our country during times of war, military conflict, and peace. The City of Brantford is proud to join fellow Canadians in paying tribute to our veterans. We remember, with deep respect and immense gratitude, those who have served our nation and how meaningful their sacrifices are to our community and way of life.  The City’s Remembrance Day services will take place at the Cenotaph a...
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November 2019 Sporting Events

November 2019 Sporting Events

November 8-10   Swim International Hosted by: Brantford Aquatic Club Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre 16   Indulgence Spiel Brantford Golf & Country Club 21-24   Tournament of Friends Hosted by: Brantford Church Hockey League Brantford & District Civic Centre Wayne Gretzky Sport Centre Steve Brown Sports Complex/Lions Park December 1   CAJ HOBC Meet Hosted by: Brantford Aquatic Club ...
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Lest We Forget: Canadian Military Heritage Museum

Lest We Forget: Canadian Military Heritage Museum

by Valerie VanDixhoorn It's important, not just on Remembrance Day, to honour the service, past and present, of men and women who represent our rich Canadian Military heritage. Visit the Canadian Military Heritage Museum and discover the historical signifcance of Brantford. Visit and learn about the wars that our nation fought, the struggles the people of Canada went through, WWI and WWII, and more. The Canadian Military Heritage Museum, located at 347 Greenwich St. in Brantford, offers genera...
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