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Fun Facts About Brantford

Fun Facts About Brantford

This week, Tourism Brantford is rolling out the welcome mat to all new and returning students from Conestoga College's Brantford Campus, Wilfrid Laurier University's Brantford Campus and Six Nations Polytechnic. Today, we'll be sharing some fun facts about Brantford. With a population of nearly 100,000 residents, Brantford continues to grow and draw attention from visitors, businesses and students alike. The historic Grand River runs through the city, creating a beautiful backdrop and...
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Culture Days is Coming!

Culture Days is Coming!

Culture Days is a coast-to-coast, Canadian celebration of arts, culture, and heritage, with the goal of transforming the way Canadians view and engage in the cultural life of their community. This year, Culture Days has been extended beyond just a weekend and delivered for an entire month! Start scheduling your Culture Days activities now from September 25 to October 25, 2020! Culture Days features thousands of free, hands-on, interactive activities in 150+ communities across Canada. The d...
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The Best Pizza in Brantford (By The Slice!)

The Best Pizza in Brantford (By The Slice!)

If you're from Brantford, then you already know that this is a heavily debated topic amongst friends. If you aren’t from Brantford, then you are probably very confused by our stubborn pride of local pizza slices. There are so many great spots in Brantford to grab a slice and go, and your personal preference likely leans towards what you ate most as a kid, or what your teachers ordered for Pizza Day. There’s just something about Brantford pizza that tastes like home – and I kno...
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Spotlight on Brantford Architecture: Federal Building

Spotlight on Brantford Architecture: Federal Building

The beautiful city of Brantford boasts many different architectural building styles, including one very prominent example of the Beaux Arts movement which can be seen in the Federal Building located at 60 Dalhousie Street. The term "Beaux Arts" comes from the French word for "Fine Arts" and was a popular, but short lived, architectural style from 1880-1930. The style echoes back to classic Greek and Roman forms characterized by order, symmetry, formal design, grandiosity and elab...
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Exploring Brantford With Your Dog

Exploring Brantford With Your Dog

For many dog lovers, the highlight of their pet’s day is also the highlight of theirs. Walking your dog is a great way to get some exercise outdoors. Here's a few ways that you can explore your community with your furry friend.  Practice Agility on Brantford's Trails Explore the 70 kilometres of trails in Brantford with your pet. While walking, encourage your dog to step up and down, move around and over, and balance on the obstacles along your path. Embraci...
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Brantford's Best Breakfast Joints

Brantford's Best Breakfast Joints

Bacon and eggs. Pancakes and waffles with maple syrup. Fluffy omelettes filled with fresh veggies and lots of gooey cheese. Yogurt parfaits topped with fresh fruit and granola. Breakfast food tastes delicious no matter what, but there’s just something about going out for breakfast or brunch that feels especially indulgent – that buttered toast with strawberry jam just doesn’t taste the same at home no matter how hard we try! If you’re looking for that delicious breakfast ...
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Fall Fun at Brantwood Farms

Fall Fun at Brantwood Farms

The dog days of summer are over, kids are going back to school, and the crisp fall air is greeting us every morning and gradually sticking around longer each day. That might be a depressing thought for some, and a welcome thought for others. Wherever you stand on cold weather, you can’t deny the beauty and fun that is fall with the changing leaves and all things pumpkin! In Brantford, there’s no better place to welcome the fall season than at Brantwood Farms. Brantwood Farms is a fa...
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