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Where to go birding in Brantford

Where to go birding in Brantford

Birding, also known as bird watching, is the hobby of seeking out birds to observe in their natural environments. The Brantford area provides many excellent birding opportunities. Whether you are a novice birder or a birding enthusiast, feathered friends can be found in a variety of habitats including wooded areas, wetlands, and even built-up landscapes. All you need to get started is a good pair of hiking shoes and a pair of binoculars.  If I had a nickel for every peregrine falcon I have...
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Resilient Communities Fund Announced for Non-Profit Organizations

Resilient Communities Fund Announced for Non-Profit Organizations

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the non-profit sector across Ontario. The Ontario government, through the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF), has announced an investment of $83 million to assist non-profit organizations in their medium to long-term recovery planning. Both individuals and businesses benefit from the essential programs and services provided by local non-profit organizations, and the Ontario government recognizes their critical role as the economy works to rebuild and recov...
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Got Ribs?

Got Ribs?

For the past 10 years, Brantford has come alive with the smell of BBQ ribs, fantastic food vendors and family entertainment. The Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest has brought fun for all ages and the thrill of BBQ competition together for three days of entertainment and amazing food. North America’s greatest rib teams have come to Brantford to compete for top awards including Best Ribs, Best Chicken, Best Sauce, Best Pig Rig and People's Choice. Even though this tasty food festival has been ...
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Start planning your Culture Days activities!

Start planning your Culture Days activities!

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 will be extended beyond just a weekend and delivered for an entire month! Start planning 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 delivery mo...
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August Featured Artist: Justyna Z

August Featured Artist: Justyna Z

August’s Featured Artist is Justyna Z, a scroll saw artist from Brantford. Justyna launched her business, Lush Lemon Co., in 2016 after discovering – and falling in love with – a scroll saw. Since then, creating beautifully unique 3D signs has become her full-time passion. Justyna admits that she’s always had a creative brain first. Her resume includes work in painting, macramé, sculptures and photography. “I remember being young and, instead of asking ...
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“C” Is For (The Best) Cookie In Brantford

“C” Is For (The Best) Cookie In Brantford

The smell of freshly baked cookies is enough to bring us back to the days of growing up with little more to care about than exactly how many cookies we’d be allowed to eat. Our lives have gotten a bit more complicated these days, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t take some time to indulge in our favourite sweets while supporting our local bakers – without even turning on the oven! Pour a glass of milk and enjoy our recommendations for where to get the most delicious coo...
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Taal is Back and Better than Ever

Taal is Back and Better than Ever

We’ve been driving by the construction site at Taal Fine Indian Cuisine for months now, eagerly awaiting the grand opening of their brand new space. One of Brantford’s most beloved Indian restaurants, and well known for its food that is served at the Brantford International Villages Festival’s India Village, the flavours of Taal have been missed. One thing we love so much about Indian food is its ability to adapt to many dietary preferences and requirements – if you&rsqu...
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