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Brantford Named One Of Canada’s Best Locations to Invest for Business

Brantford Named One Of Canada’s Best Locations to Invest for Business

The City of Brantford has been named one of the nation’s best locations for businesses to invest. Site Selection Magazine recognized Advantage Brantford among 20 local and regional groups across the nation representing “Canada’s Best Location,” based on corporate end-user facility investment and related job creation activity analyzed on a cumulative and per-capita basis. The acknowledgement highlights recent local industrial projects including: 48 North, City View Green,...
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The Best Restaurants for Students

The Best Restaurants for Students

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 insider information on the best places for students to dine outside of campus. Restuarants that have beeen starred (*) accept payment with Laurier Onecards. Breakfast Sunset Grill*, located at 50 Market Street, offers all-day break...
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The Best Places For Students To Shop in Brantford

The Best Places For Students To Shop in Brantford

This week, Tourism Brantford is rolling out the welcome mat to all new and returning students from Conestoga College, Wilfrid Laurier University and Six Nations Polytechnic. Today, we'll be sharing some information on the best places for students to shop.  Brantford offers a lot in terms of shopping. Whether you need to finish decking out your dorm space, are looking for some trendy new clothes, or you're searching for something special or unique - you can fin...
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Welcome New And Returning Students!

Welcome New And Returning Students!

It's back to school week and Tourism Brantford is rolling out the welcome mat to all new and returning students from Conestoga College, Wilfrid Laurier University and Six Nations Polytechnic. Although Frosh Week may look a little different this year, there are still plenty of places that you can safely visit to help you get a feel for your new community. Each day this week, we'll be sharing new, helpful information for students - from fun facts about Bran...
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Let’s Get Social to Support Local Businesses

Let’s Get Social to Support Local Businesses

Brantford is home to many small businesses which offer products and services that we all love. Over the last few months, many business owners have had to quickly learn how to use technology to continue to deliver with minimal interruptions. As we adapt to a new normal, local businesses still need our help so that we can enjoy them for years to come. Try one of these simple techniques on social media to show some local love.  Follow or Like the Page Canadians spend an average of 3-5 hours...
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Spotlight on Brantford Architecture: City Hall

Spotlight on Brantford Architecture: City Hall

Have you ever wondered about the massive, monolithic, ‘blocky’ building situated at 100 Wellington Square? It’s home to Brantford’s City Hall. Designed by Michael Kopsa and built in 1967, it was built to replace the Town Hall which served the city from 1877 to 1967. This building serves as an excellent representation of the Brutalist style of architecture. Also known as Brutalism, it’s a style that emerged in the 1950’s and grew out of the early 20th century ...
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September Featured Artist: Leah Murphy

September Featured Artist: Leah Murphy

September’s Featured Artist is Leah Murphy, a professional freelance makeup artist from Brantford. Clients can book Leah’s services in preparation for birthday parties, engagement parties, bridal and baby showers, or any event or special occasion where they want to feel a little more polished and glamorous. Growing up in Brantford, Leah attended North Park Collegiate and was drawn to a cosmetology course and the beauty industry. This course fueled her passion for makeup even further...
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