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Spread Cheer with Present Times Unique Gifts and Gift Baskets!

Spread Cheer with Present Times Unique Gifts and Gift Baskets!

Many people have observed milestones like graduations, birthdays, anniversaries, new homes, and births while isolated from loved ones. If there is one great thing that COVID-19 has taught us, it’s that the little acts of kindness go a long way and we can still feel connected while being apart. Let’s keep the celebrations and positivity going! Present Times Unique Gifts and Gift Baskets at 46 Charing Cross St. in Brantford is the perfect place to shop for affordable gifts for an upco...
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Stay active online with FamilyLife Fitness

Stay active online with FamilyLife Fitness

With most gyms and recreational sports shut down for the last four months, it’s safe to say that a lot of us have had to modify our usual workout routines. It’s been inspiring to see local organizations providing their workouts digitally to keep our community healthy and active. FamilyLife Fitness has been offering online fitness programs for the last couple of years in addition to operating in-person training. This summer, in response to COVID-19 and in an effort to keep clients saf...
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Grand River Champion of Champions Virtual Powwow

Grand River Champion of Champions Virtual Powwow

The Grand River Champion of Champions Powwow  will look a little different this year. Although the annual gathering at Chiefswood Park has been cancelled, the event is moving online and will be showcased virtually on Saturday, July 25.    Since 1980, the Six Nations of the Grand River has invited dancers to compete in a variety of categories including Women’s Traditional, Men’s Grass, Women’s Jingle, Men’s Fancy Feather, and Women’s Fancy Shawl....
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Satisfy Your Soul at Soulful Kafe

Satisfy Your Soul at Soulful Kafe

Brantford’s brand new restaurant, Soulful Kafe, opened in May 2020 on Brant Avenue and is quickly becoming a local favourite for Portugese and Italian lunch and dinner by delivery, take out or patio.  Their menu features delicious homemade pizzas (available on both regular and cauliflower crust) in flavor combinations like Bruschetta, Jerk Chicken, and Vegetarian Harvest, which features seasonal vegetables. Their sandwiches are a delicious lunch option, and fan favourites include the...
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Best Bread in Brantford

Best Bread in Brantford

Bread is a fan favourite over here at the Brantford Visitor & Tourism Centre! Garlic toast, cheesy bread, warm with butter, fresh dipped in olive oil and classic PB&J are just a few of the suggestions that swirled around in our group poll. There are just so many ways to enjoy bread! Bread offers a variety that many other foods cannot, most likely due to the fact that bread making (when done well) is an art that has spanned the ages. In fact, nowadays, it is perhaps so common that it can...
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Top Places to Get Active Outdoors

Top Places to Get Active Outdoors

Brantford is home to an abundance of trail networks, parks and outdoor spaces that you can safely explore this summer. Get some fresh air and reconnect with nature by walking, hiking, cycling, or paddling through some of these beautiful spaces. Explore our trails Various locations With over 70km of nature trails to hike, run or cycle, the Hub of Ontario Trails links three major branches of the Trans Canada Trail at Brant’s Crossing, located in downtown Brantford on the Grand River. Many...
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Chinese & Japanese Delights Under One Roof

Chinese & Japanese Delights Under One Roof

Blessings Eatery is one of those incredible locally owned restaurants that loves their community, and the deliciousness of their food clearly reflects this. This restaurant offers both Chinese and Japanese food and is well known for their excellent customer service from their multi-generational family of staff, and huge menu that can please even the most discerning (or picky!) palates. Touted by locals as “best in town” and “one of my absolute favourite places to order,” ...
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