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You're Invited To Laurier's Virtual Homecoming

You're Invited To Laurier's Virtual Homecoming

Wilfrid Laurier University's Homecoming is taking on a new look this fall with a virtual celebration and everyone is welcome to attend! Featuring a host of great online events, activities and guest speakers, the Brantford Campus joins all Laurier students, alumni and friends as they bust out their Purple and Gold spirit to celebrate all things Laurier from September 24-27. Highlights of Homecoming weekend include: a cooking demonstration from Master Chef Canada season 3 winner Ma...
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Jumpstart Launches Sport Relief Fund

Jumpstart Launches Sport Relief Fund

Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities recently launched an $8 Million Sport Relief Fund that will help sport and recreation organizations continue to deliver programming in 2020 and beyond. Many community organizations across the country have shut their doors due to the financial burden created by COVID-19, including lost revenue and increased program costs. Applications will be accepted from September 12 to October 4, 2020.  According to a nationwide survey of 1,300 sport organizat...
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Step Into Fall With a Brantford Scavenger Hunt

Step Into Fall With a Brantford Scavenger Hunt

The first day of fall is here which means one thing…pumpkin spice is everywhere you look! Fall also brings cool fresh air, shades of scarlet and gold foliage, and opportunities to enjoy the outdoors in your favourite cozy ensemble. Get outside and stay active with a Brantford scavenger hunt the whole family can enjoy! For some extra fun, split your group into two or challenge another friend to see who can complete the list the fastest. Tag us in your photos of your favourite sightin...
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Bistro Greeco Italiano

Bistro Greeco Italiano

Have you taken a trip to West Brant to dine with Bistro Greeco Italiano yet? Offering delicious Greek and Italian food, this restaurant sources its ingredients locally, and all meals are fresh and made to order. Located at 360 Conklin Road, this restaurant offers a dining experience that will make you feel comfortable and at home, while eating delicious food that’s not so easy to replicate in your own kitchen! The menu at Bistro Greeco Italiano is extensive, and includes Greek and Italian...
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Movies and TV Shows Filmed in Brantford

Movies and TV Shows Filmed in Brantford

Want to add a touch of local pride to your next movie night? Numerous TV series and movies of every genre have been filmed right here in Brantford. Here’s a roundup of some of our favourites from every genre.  Dystopic Drama - The Handmaid’s Tale Filming of the fourth season of The Handmaid’s Tale was underway in downtown Brantford at 1 Market Square in March 2020 before being delayed due to COVID-19. The show’s dystopian plot imagines an Americ...
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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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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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