News Releases 

Year 2013

City Supports OLG's Modernization Plan
December 13,2013
The City of Brantford will work hard to support the OLG in their future vision and welcome the opportunity to work with private sector going forward.
What is Brantford’s Identity?
October 03,2013
The Brantford Identity Group, made up of volunteer representatives from all sectors of the community, was tasked with identifying the unique attributes of Brantford. The results of the recent Branding survey are ready.
City Receives Green Municipal Fund Grant for Soil Remediation Demo
September 30,2013
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities and the Government of Canada have announced a Green Municipal Fund grant for the City of Brantford.
NOTICE: Enbridge to Conduct Emergency Exercise on the Grand River - Sept. 25 & 26
September 17,2013
Enbridge Pipelines will be conducting a training exercise on September 25 and 26, 2013 as part the emergency response preparedness requirements of the National Energy Board.
Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre Grand Opening
August 06,2013
The Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre Grand Opening Committee is pleased to announce that hockey legend Wayne Gretzky and his father Walter, Canada’s favourite hockey dad, will be participating in the opening ceremonies on Sunday, September 29.
Brantford Among Top 10 American Cities of the Future!
July 30,2013
Brantford has been named among the top 10 “American Cities of the Future” by fDi Magazine for a second consecutive edition of the rankings.
GIZEH Brings Packaging Facility and 20 New Jobs to Brantford
July 08,2013
The City of Brantford has been selected as the first North American location for GIZEH Verpackungen GmbH & Co. KG, a leading manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging for the food industry in Europe. GIZEH is bringing 20 new jobs to Brantford.
Launch: City's Online Service Directory
July 04,2013
The City has launched an Online Service Directory that allows people to search for information using key words, get in touch with a staff member or make an online request for further assistance.
Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre Grand Opening
June 26,2013
The grand opening, Inspiring Greatness, is a free event taking place on Sunday, September 29 from noon to 6 p.m.
Brantford Aims to Become Smart City - Intelligent Community
June 20,2013
Mayor Chris Friel officially announced the City’s commitment toward becoming a Smart City - Intelligent Community.
Open House: Municipal Cultural Plan Review
June 11,2013
Participate in the Municipal Cultural Plan Public Open House on June 15 to help shape the future of arts, culture and heritage in Brantford.
UPDATE: Broken Elevator Fixed; Meetings at City Hall
June 05,2013
The elevator at City Hall is currently out of service. Watch for signs with information about meetings scheduled at City Hall. City staff will be on hand to direct people to alternate locations if necessary.
New Business & Construction Growth Continues
May 23,2013
Building on the good news in 2012, Brantford has welcomed nine new industries and related businesses since the beginning of 2013.
2013/14 Discovery Guide Launched
May 08,2013
The City of Brantford Economic Development & Tourism Department, in partnership with the County of Brant, Six Nations and New Credit, is excited to announce the arrival of the the 12th annual 2013/14 Discovery Guide.
Mayor and Council Gain Appreciation for Frontline City Staff
March 22,2013
The Mayor and Councillors spent time with frontline staff and gained a better appreciation of the work they do to keep Brantford running smoothly.