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City Current

Potential Canada Post Labour Disruption
The Canadian Union of Postal Workers has provided Canada Post with a strike notice. The union will be in a legal position to commence strike action on October 22, 2018.
Take the Brantford Brownfields Discovery Tour
Take the Brantford Brownfields Discovery Tour
City of Brantford Plans for Potential Canada Post Disruption
At this time, Canada Post has not provided information that a labour disruption could occur within the next 72 hours.
Healthy Brantford Task Force Supports Smoke Free Municipal Properties
Tonight, the Committee of the Whole-Operations and Administration will consider a recommendation from The Healthy Brantford Task Force calling for a review of Brantford’s smoking by-law to include smoke free municipally owned properties.
City of Brantford Proclaims September 23 – 29, 2018 as "Recovery Week" in Brantford
City of Brantford Proclaims September 23 – 29, 2018 as "Recovery Week" in Brantford
City of Brantford launches Graduate Brantford Strategy to Support Education and Inspire Lifelong Learning
Building a Community of Learning, becoming one of the first municipalities in Ontario to develop a community-wide education strategy.
City launches Rules of the Road campaign to prevent accidents and injuries on City roads and trails
City launches Rules of the Road campaign to prevent accidents and injuries on City roads and trails
Preparing for Cannabis Legalization in Brantford
Until October 17, 2018, it remains illegal to buy, possess or use cannabis for anything other than authorized medical or research purposes. Ontario has passed new laws about how, where and who can buy, possess and consume cannabis in the province.
New Supportive Housing Program coming to Brantford
Wesley Live Well will service units in existing affordable housing communities, the private rental market, and a planned new building for phase three on Marlene Avenue, scheduled for completion in 2019.
Detour Notice: Dunsdon Street between Brantwood Park Road
Due to a construction project on Dunsdon St., routes 4A and #15 commencing June 18 2018.
Healthy Living campaign
The City of Brantford is pleased to announce the launch of our new Healthy Living campaign to encourages older adults to stay active and build meaningful social connections.
City Releases Elder Abuse Prevention Strategy
City Releases Elder Abuse Prevention Strategy
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.
Applications Open for Community Cultural Investment Program (CCIP)
The CCIP is a grant program funded by the City of Brantford, with the goals of providing operating assistance to not-for-profit organizations in arts, culture, and heritage in Brantford. Applications are due in January.
2018-2019 Playground Renovations
The following 5 parks will be undergoing renovation City View Park, Grandwoodlands Park, Lansdowne Park, Orchard Park, Recreation Park
Get the Free Recycle Coach App for waste and recycling program information and schedules
Download your Recycle Coach App for Android on Google Play and the App Store.