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Laurier seeks hosts for international students during LEAF Program

Laurier seeks hosts for international students during LEAF Program

Once again, Laurier is hosting their LEAF Program that welcomes approximately 40 students from Burgundy School of Business in Dijon, France. These international students will be arriving on Saturday, March 21, 2020 and studying for almost four weeks at the university’s Brantford campus. Laurier, in partnership with the Canada Homestay Network (CHN) are seeking homes in the Brantford area to host students for the duration of their stay. CHN is one of Canada’s most trusted h...
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Interaction Overload

Interaction Overload

Submitted by: Dr. Angela Hanlon, ND Interaction overload isn’t discussed much. Take a second to picture what that means to you in your life. What drains you the most in terms of your ability to communicate? Common examples are shopping malls, grocery stores, and other crowded places. Then again, it could be all the talking and listening you’re doing. Coaching, babysitting, socializing, workplace parties, family functions (even when you actually like all your family members), and tou...
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February Featured Artist: Carol Ann King

February Featured Artist: Carol Ann King

February’s Featured Artist is C.A. (Carol Ann) King, a Brantford-based award-winning and bestselling author with over 40 books available across multiple fantasy subgenres. King was diagnosed with clinical depression after losing her mother, father and spouse over a three year period. Her feelings of stress, grief and loss created walls of sadness around her and left a strong mark on her psyche. By redirecting her emotions, she found a new passion in writing that helped her as well as her ...
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Celebrate Family Day at Frosty Fest!

Celebrate Family Day at Frosty Fest!

Mark your calendars for Sunday, February 16 and Monday, February 17 (Family Day) for Brantford’s 11th Annual Frosty Fest! Held each year in Harmony Square in Downtown Brantford over Family Day weekend, this winter carnival has turned into a well-loved tradition by both residents and visitors alike. Presented by Freedom House, the event runs Sunday and Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. both days. Frosty Fest is fun for all ages and offers something for everyone in your family to enjoy, ...
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Inhale, Exhale at Brantford’s Spa!

Inhale, Exhale at Brantford’s Spa!

Escape the ordinary and treat your senses to a luxuriously ‘grand’ experience without leaving the city limits. Grand Wellness is Brantford’s premiere spa destination, situated along the picturesque Grand River.  The busyness of Christmas is behind us, the charcuterie boards are finally tucked away, and the weather isn’t about to get nicer anytime soon.  It’s the perfect time of year to schedule some much-needed self-care. In addition to their regular spa ...
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Sanderson Centre launches new microsite

Sanderson Centre launches new microsite

To complement the centennial season of Brantford’s treasured Sanderson Centre, the City is excited to announce the launch of our newest microsite – www.sandersoncentre.ca. The site features a streamlined and modern design that aims to make it easier for visitors to find information about upcoming shows and follows the launch of several microsites earlier this year. The site also features responsive web design allowing the fresh content to automatically reformat to fit the devic...
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Nominate an Exceptional Athlete Today

Nominate an Exceptional Athlete Today

The City of Brantford and its surrounding areas boasts so many incredible and dedicated athletes. They train hard and put in countless hours to become faster, stronger and more accurate. And when they surpass a target or achieve an incredible milestone, it makes our sporting community take notice and want to recognize them. The Sports Recognition Banquet, now in its fifteenth year, is organized by the Brantford Sports Council. This program recognizes local athletes, coaches, volunteers, teams, ...
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