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It’s almost Earl Haig Season (AKA ‘Summer’)!

It’s almost Earl Haig Season (AKA ‘Summer’)!

Slide into summer and visit Brantford’s Earl Haig Family Fun Park! Conveniently located in the centre of Brantford, Earl Haig Family Fun Park is a fun-filled adventure for families and children of all ages!
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2019 Tourism Ambassador – Cory Vitiello

2019 Tourism Ambassador – Cory Vitiello

The Drake Hotel, The Harbord Room, THR&CO, Flock Rotisserie and Greens. If you are a foodie, you will certainly recognize all of these restaurant names.  Aside from all of these establishments serving delicious food, they also share one more thing in common with each other: Brantford native Cory Vitiello has been the chef at all of them. Vitiello, 39, is one of Brantford’s biggest culinary success stories and one of the City’s 2019 Tourism Ambassadors. Born and raised in Br...
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2019 Tourism Ambassador: Paul Szczechura

2019 Tourism Ambassador: Paul Szczechura

Brantford is recognized around the world for being the birthplace of the ‘The Great One,’ and visitors immersed in the field of athletics know Brantford as the ‘Tournament Capital of Ontario.’ Brantford welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors annually, particularly for sports due to our large number of tournaments and some of our larger hosting responsibilities, such as the 2017 Ontario ParaSport Games and the upcoming 2021 Ontario 55+ Winter Games. It’s a great ...
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June 2019 Sporting Events

June 2019 Sporting Events

June 31-Jun 2 Mosquito B & Bantam AA (OBA Trial – Pitch Counts) Hosted by: Brantford Minor Baseball Association Various locations 31-Jun 2   Walter Gretzky Street Hockey Tournament Hosted by: The Lung Association Steve Brown Sports Complex at Lions Park 7-9   Min Mosquito AA & Rookie Select & Bantam B Hosted by:Brantford Minor BaseballAssociation Various locations 12 13th Annual Phyllis...
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2019 Tourism Ambassador: Krista DuChene

2019 Tourism Ambassador: Krista DuChene

Krista DuChene is not originally from Brantford, unlike our other Tourism Ambassadors featured this week, but she has chosen to make Brantford her home for the past 17 years. DuChene moved here with her husband in 2002, and together they are raising their three children, working, and donating their time to local charitable causes in this great city.  Krista DuChene, 42, is a professional runner, registered dietitian, and public speaker. She is well-known as ‘Canada’s Marathon M...
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June Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

June Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Do you have any great training or networking opportunities to share with us? Comment below, or send your suggestions to culture@brantford.ca. Please note that these lists are compiled at the beginning of the previous month, and curated specifically for creative industry professionals. This is not a comprehensive training list, but is rather a starting point for your own professional development.
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2019 Tourism Ambassador: Graham Chittenden

2019 Tourism Ambassador: Graham Chittenden

If you live in Brantford and you haven’t heard of Graham Chittenden (well, we won’t go there), but he’s a standup comedian and television writer who Just for Laughs describes as “fresh and clean, but still relentlessly funny.” Chittenden, one of the City’s 2019 Tourism Ambassadors, has been a bright light in the Brantford community for many years. He’s the first guy to be called in for MC duties when there’s a big business or networking event in to...
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