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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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September Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

September Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Welcome to our September roundup of training and networking opportunities for creative professionals in our community. Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly Arts & Culture e-newsletter to get these opportunities delivered straight to your email inbox so you don’t miss a thing. Looking to join a monthly, recurring networking group? Scroll to the bottom of this blog to learn about local groups and when they meet.  Do you have any great training or networking opportunities ...
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Try Disc Golf At Mohawk Park

Try Disc Golf At Mohawk Park

If you know the rules of golf and you can throw a Frisbee, Mohawk Park has a game for you! It’s called disc golf, and it's high flying fun for all ages. Disc golf is a sport much like regular golf, but instead of balls and clubs, players throw a Frisbee. Participants throw onward from behind wherever your disc lands, aiming to eventually sink it into an upright basket target in the fewest number of strokes. The sport has been around since 1970, and Mohawk Park has had it's own ...
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