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Sport Tourism - A Healthy Part of our Economy

Sport Tourism - A Healthy Part of our Economy

Brantford. The Tournament Capital of Ontario. Sport Tourism. Economic Impact. These are words that we hear a great deal of throughout the year. We know they are important aspects to our robust community. But what does it all boil down to? Statistics for the first six months are in, and we are looking as great as ever.
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Free Activities Planned for Culture Days Weekend (Sep 30 - Oct 2)

Free Activities Planned for Culture Days Weekend (Sep 30 - Oct 2)

September 30, October 1 & 2 are coming up quickly, and individuals and organizations in Brantford and area are busy planning their free and interactive Culture Days activities.
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2017 Ontario ParaSport Winter Games - Call for Medal Design

2017 Ontario ParaSport Winter Games - Call for Medal Design

On February 10 to 12, 2017, the City of Brantford and the County of Brant will welcome top tier para-athletes from across Ontario to compete in the 2017 Ontario ParaSport Winter Games. Over 400 athletes, coaches, managers and assistants from across Ontario will participate in 10 different sporting events.
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“When we’re gone, who will be here to tell our stories?”

“When we’re gone, who will be here to tell our stories?”

Throughout Canada, the residential school system was implemented to sever the continuity of culture from parent to child. This system was used as a tool to assimilate First Nations people into the dominant Canadian culture. The Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School, located in Brantford, was one such school.
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Local Artists’ Studios Open for Culture Days Weekend

Local Artists’ Studios Open for Culture Days Weekend

Fifteen local artists’ studios will be open during Culture Days weekend, October 1 and 2, for a free glimpse at the working spaces of local artists, and the opportunity to purchase local art for your own collection.
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Annual Rotary Charity Airshow 2016

Annual Rotary Charity Airshow 2016

Annual Rotary Charity Airshow returns Wednesday, August 31, 2016.
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Tourism Brantford Familiarization Tours for Front-Line Tourism Staff

Tourism Brantford Familiarization Tours for Front-Line Tourism Staff

Tourism Brantford is offering two familiarization tours for front-line tourism staff in Brantford and area. The tours will feature the Mohawk Institute at the Woodland Cultural Centre or rafting along the beautiful Grand River, a Canadian Heritage River. Tours will be held the week of September 12, 2016.
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