News Releases 

Year 2014

Public Encouraged to Attend 2015 Municipal Budget Meetings
December 30,2014
Public Encouraged to Attend 2015 Municipal Budget Meetings
Mayor Looks to Province: Nipissing Brantford Closing
December 17,2014
In response to Nipissing University’s announcement today to wind down its operations in the city of Brantford over the next four years, Mayor Chris Friel looks to the province for answers.
City to Celebrate New Years' Baby
December 15,2014
The 2015 City of Brantford’s New Year’s Baby will receive a gift basket from Mayor Chris Friel’s office.
Books of Condolence at City Hall
October 23,2014
Books of condolence are available at Brantford City Hall for the public to denote their sentiments about the untimely passing of Canadian Armed Forces Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent.
2017 Ontario ParaSport Games Coming to Brantford & Brant
September 11,2014
Sport Alliance Ontario in partnership with ParaSport Ontario is very pleased to announce that the City of Brantford and the County of Brant have been selected as the official host for the 2017 Ontario ParaSport Games, taking place on February 10-12, 2017.
Smart Brantford | Knowledge Workforce Event September 16
September 05,2014
Dr. Nick Bontis will deliver a dynamic, high-energy presentation entitled, Smart City | Knowledge Workforce, on September 16.
Civic News Column Moving to Brant News
August 27,2014
The City’s Civic News column will be published in the Brant News beginning with the September 4, 2014, column.
Grand River Safety Message
July 29,2014
Recent rains have resulted in runoff to watercourses and rivers with especially high amounts downstream of urban areas.
New Video Highlights Business Investment in Brantford
July 29,2014
The City has a professionally crafted, engaging and informative promotional video featuring some of the City’s key corporate citizens.
Shellard Lane Corridor Reconstruction Progresses
June 25,2014
Brantford residents will soon benefit from improved traffic flow and increased safety thanks to the reconstruction of Shellard Lane.
Brantford to Host ALLIANCE Hockey Select Championships
June 18,2014
The City of Brantford and the Brantford Minor Hockey Association have won the bid to host the 2015 and 2016 ALLIANCE Hockey Select Championships.
Tourism Brantford Celebrates Tourism Week 2014
June 04,2014
The City of Brantford Economic Development and Tourism Department will be celebrating Tourism Awareness Week with a Tourism Open House on June 5, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Jim Belushi Surprises Brantford Hotels’ Corporate Clients
May 09,2014
Representatives from local businesses attended the Brantford Hotel Association’s Corporate Appreciation Night. The event included tickets to the Jim Belushi and the Board of Comedy performance at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts
BHA Presents The Dufferin Club of Brantford with $500
April 30,2014
The Brantford Hotel Association awards The Dufferin Club of Brantford with a $500 prize at the Sport Appreciation Night on April 29, 2014.
2014 Brantford Environmental Recognition Awards
April 22,2014
Tracey Bucci and Wilfrid Laureir University, Brantford Campus are 2014 recipients of the City of Brantford Environmental Recognition Awards.
GRCA: Flood Message 11: Watches and warnings end as water levels drop
April 16,2014
The Grand River Conservation Authority is terminating its flood watches and warnings issued over the past two weeks.
GRCA: Flood Message 9: More Rain Keeps Flows High
April 14,2014
The GRCA is extending the Flood Warning issued on April 13 for the Grand, Conestogo and Speed Rivers. The Flood Watch for other portions of the watershed remains in effect.
GRCA: Flood Message 3: Flood Warning for New Hamburg, Ayr
April 04,2014
Milder temperatures and 15 mm of rain moving in from the midwest United States today have the potential to cause flooding in some parts of the Grand River watershed.
GRCA: Flood Watch Message #2
April 02,2014
The warm weather experienced on Monday and Tuesday has steadily increased snowmelt and runoff throughout the watershed, moving most of the ice out of the lower half of the river system below Kitchener and New Hamburg.
Watershed Conditions: Flood Outlook #1
March 28,2014
Major flooding is not expected over the weekend, however this is the start of what is expected to be an extended spring melt through April.
Brantford Showcased as a Model for Revitalizing Through Education
March 27,2014
The City of Brantford is being showcased as a model for reinventing its community through education.
Flood Awareness Roadside Signs
March 20,2014
Roadside signs have been placed in Eagle Place to raise public awareness over the potential for flooding this spring.
Grand River Flood Awareness
March 13,2014
This release has been sent to inform residents and provide links to resources that will help them prepare for a potential flood emergency.
Smart Brantford - Get Involved
January 27,2014
What does it mean to be a smart community? The Smart Brantford initiative encourages community participation.
State of the Community Address
January 15,2014
Mayor Chris Friel delivered his annual State of the Community Address on Monday, January 13, 2014.