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City Current

Are you ready for a Zombie Apocalypse?
To celebrate Brantford’s annual Zombie Walk and Emergency Preparedness month, the City of Branford invites you to participate in our “Are You Ready” Contest to encourage as many residents as possible to be emergency ready.
City Announces Transit Public Information Meeting Wednesday Oct. 5
The City of Brantford is on a mission to improve our transit service to meet the City’s future growth.
City to host series of events to celebrate National Seniors Day
The City of Brantford is proud to pay tribute to seniors on this day, and thank them for the valuable contributions they have made, and continue to make, in our families, workplaces, and community.
Public Encouraged to Attend FREE Educational Workshops
The Grand River Council on Aging along with the City’s Safe Brantford project team and the Brantford Public Library will host a series of Consumer Protection and Age–Friendly Communities Workshops focused on personal safety.
City of Brantford takes first place in municipal floral art competition
City of Brantford takes first place in municipal floral art competition
City Announces Launch of Open Data Initiative
The City of Brantford shares the same commitment to creating a more open and transparent government for our citizens and recognizes that an Open Data Portal is the next step to information sharing with our community.
Brantford Fire Chief Jeff McCormick Announces Retirement
After 30 years in public service, Fire Chief Jeff McCormick will retire from the Brantford Fire Department at the end of August 2016.
Kiwanis Field Running Track open to the Public Monday - Friday 8 am – 12 noon
Brantford celebrates the official opening of the new state-of-the-art Kiwanis Field outdoor athletic facility.
Culture Days, September 30, October 1 and 2, 2016
Free activities across Brantford and area during Culture Days to raise the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of citizens in the arts and cultural life of their community.
Private Sanitary Sewer Lateral Replacement Grant Program expanded to include residential rental properties.
The Grand River Conservation Authority has declared a Level 2 drought advisory.
It takes a community to conserve. Learn how to help the community conserve our water supply.
2016 Household Hazardous Waste & Electronic Equipment Recycling Dates
List of 2016 Dates April - November
BRC's Signature Small Business Week Event "UNconventional Entrepreneurship" Wed. Oct. 19, 2016
Uncover the Missing Link to Your Success Are your methods becoming routine and ineffective? Examine your business from unconventional perspectives to learn progressive tactics and provoke new thoughts that will set you apart from your competition.
Brantford Boards & Committees Vacancies
The City of Brantford is accepting applications for its a number of legislated boards and committees. Completed application forms must be received by the City Clerk's Department no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 9, 2016.