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City Current

Ryder Material Handling selects Brantford for new Sales and Service Centre
Ryder Material Handling, part of Crown Lift Trucks, is pleased to announce that Brantford will be home to the company’s new Southwestern Ontario Regional Sales and Service Centre.
Show your pride with the Brantford Celebrates 150 Tour
The Brantford Celebrates 150 Tour will kick off with an exciting event on Thursday, May 18, 2017 when OLG presents Elton Rohn with Piano Man at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts for the Ontario 150 Launch Event.
City Wins Award for Sydenham Pearl Brownfield Remediation Project
Canadian Brownfields Network has awarded the City of Brantford the 2016 Brownie Award for the Sydenham Pearl Brownfield Remediation Project in the Sustainable Remediation and Technological Innovation category.
Brantford Parks and Recreation Summer Camps 2017
Learn more about summer camps being offered this summer by the City of Brantford Parks & Recreation Department.
Cultural and Built Heritage Grant Program Now Open
The goal of the Cultural and Built Heritage Funding Program is to provide project grants to Brantford cultural institutions for facility and infrastructure improvements.
Warning to Brantford Citizens Regarding Suspect Door-to-Door Water Treatment Sales
The City of Brantford is cautioning residents about questionable tactics involving door-to-door sales of water purifying systems.
Our Noise Exemption Permit Application process just got easier
Changes to expedite the Noise Exemption Permit process are now in effect through the new and improved application process.
Private Sanitary Sewer Lateral Replacement Grant Program expanded to include residential rental properties.
NEW 2017 Tipping Fees: Mohawk Street Landfill
New tipping fees take effect on April 1, 2017.
Household Hazardous Waste & Electronic Equipment Recycling Dates April through to November
Dispose of all your household hazardous waste itmems on selected dates from April to November.
Program Information Session - April 12th - Lead Water Service Replacement Grant
rivate contractors and residents are encouraged to attend to learn about the grant program that enables property owners who meet the requirements to access a grant for the replacement of their lead water services.
District 25 ~ 55+ Summer Games Participation Registration Deadline April 13
In person registration will be held at the Beckett Adult Leisure Centre, 219 Colborne St. on April 4, 5, & 6 from 10 am - 2 pm.
Spring/Summer Yard Waste Collection April 3 - September 29
April 3 - September 29. Maximum 10 bags/containers of yard waste per week beyond the 5 bag weekly garbage limit.
Water Service Connection Online Permit Application
Council has approved the Water Service Connection By-law to enhance the City’s ability to provide safe, reliable and economical water services while maintaining and improving on the customer service provided to the residents.