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Launch Your Business with Starter Company Plus!

Launch Your Business with Starter Company Plus!

Have you always wondered what it would feel like to be your own boss? To start your own business, waking up every day with excitement because you LOVE what you do? Does making big decisions, setting your own hours and doing something that you’re passionate about interest you?  Then Starter Company Plus may be just what you need to get the ball rolling.  Starter Company Plus (SCP) is funded by the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade and delivered by the Brant...
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October Featured Artist: Nathan Balog

October Featured Artist: Nathan Balog

October’s Featured Artist is Nathan (Nate) Balog, a Brantford metal artist and the owner of Nate’s Custom Metal Worx. Balog began working for a steel manufacturer in his early teens, where he learned basic welding techniques through trial and error. His biggest inspiration was his grandfather, Nicholas Balog, who could regularly be found working in his shop on different wood projects. “When I saw how he could build anything…” Nathan recalls, “…I wante...
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World Champion Kaetlyn Osmond joins Brant Skating Club coaching team

World Champion Kaetlyn Osmond joins Brant Skating Club coaching team

Submitted Media Release Canada’s most decorated female singles skater is coming to Brantford. The 2018 World Champion Kaetlyn Osmond, winner of three Olympic medals and three national titles, has joined the Brant Skating Club and will be part of the coaching team this winter. The announcement comes just after the one-year anniversary of Osmond’s decision to remove herself from the competitive circuit. Since announcing her retirement from competition, she has been skating more in Br...
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#ThanksCoach – National Coaches Week September 21-29

#ThanksCoach – National Coaches Week September 21-29

The key to success and having a great experience on a sports team all boils down to one important factor – the coach. The coach takes on the commitment of teaching not only their sport-specific skills but providing their athletes with a role model to build life skills. No matter what the sport, coaches are devoted to fostering healthy competition that drives athletes to strive to be the best they can be inside and outside of a sporting landscape. For these reasons, the Coaching Association...
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Eliza Bell’s Sketchbooks Restored

Eliza Bell’s Sketchbooks Restored

Four sketchbooks, along with various other personal items belonging to Eliza (nee Symonds) and Melville Bell – parents of Alexander Graham Bell, were donated to the Bell Homestead National Historic Site from the Dr. Mabel Grosvenor archives by her nieces and nephews in 2007. The sketchbooks came into Dr. Mabel’s possession after the passing of her mother, Elsie Bell Grosvenor, oldest daughter of Alexander and Mabel Bell. Prior to this, they were in Alexander Graham Bell’s posse...
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Spooktacular Fun in Harmony Square

Spooktacular Fun in Harmony Square

Kick the Halloween season off early with some frightfully fun activities in Harmony Square in Downtown Brantford with the City of Brantford’s annual fall event, Scare in the Square. The picturesque square turns into a spooktacular event filled with fun and activities all the ghouls and boys will enjoy. This year’s 12th annual fall-themed festival takes place from Friday, October 4, 2019 from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m and Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Mark your cale...
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Top Picks for Pics Part Two

Top Picks for Pics Part Two

Wilkes Dam, Brantford Armoury, Brantford Farmers' Market, Brantford Twin Valley Zoo, Her Majesty's Royal Chapel of The Mohawks, Carnegie Building, Victoria Park, Earl Haig Family Fun Park, Brantford Golf & Country Club, Arnold Anderson Stadium, Cockshutt Park, Brant Park Conservation Area
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