News Release - Archived 

Year 2015

Mitsui High-tec Inc. selects Brantford for new manufacturing facility
December 11,2015
Mitsui High-tec Inc. (MHT), a leading precision machine tools manufacturer based in Fukuoka, Japan, announced today that Brantford has been selected as the home of its new North American motor core parts manufacturing facility, ...
Public Encouraged to Attend 2016 Municipal Budget Meetings
December 08,2015
The City of Brantford has finalized the 2016 budget process timetable to include several opportunities for public involvement.
Students Invited to Design Mayor’s Holiday Card
November 13,2015
Mayor Chris Friel is inviting local students to design the Mayor’s greeting card that will be sent out to his extensive mailing list this holiday season.
City of Brantford Launches New Strategic Plan in Dramatic Fashion
November 06,2015
This evening the City of Brantford hosted an event at the Sanderson Centre to thank community volunteers that serve on the City’s various Task Forces and Advisory Committees and to launch the strategic plan “Shaping Our Future: 2014-2018.”
City Announces Selection of New General Manager of Public Works
October 08,2015
City Announces Selection of New General Manager of Public Works
Smart Brantford Initiative Honoured at 36th Annual Telly Video Awards
October 08,2015
Smart Brantford Initiative Honoured at 36th Annual Telly Video Awards
E-Billing Contest Winner Announced
October 08,2015
E-Billing Contest Winner Announced
Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour Coming to Brantford
September 14,2015
The City of Brantford is excited to announce that Brantford has been selected as one of the 24 communities to host the Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour during the upcoming NHL season.
HEALTH ADVISORY: Heat Alert for Wednesday, September 2, 2015
September 02,2015
This alert ended on September 4, 2015. One of two weather conditions is expected for the Brant County area: Humidex is expected to reach 40ºC or higher. Humidex is expected to reach 36ºC or higher with a Smog Alert.
Brantford Delegation Details Positive Outcomes from 2015 AMO Conference Meetings
August 24,2015
Mayor Chris Friel travelled to Niagara Falls to attend the 2015 AMO (Association of Municipalities Ontario) Conference, August 16th- 19th and left feeling very optimistic about moving several key local initiatives forward.
Mayor Chris Friel and Expert Panel to Respond to Questions from Greenwich Mohawk Residents at Public Meeting August 25th
August 21,2015
Mayor Chris Friel will join the Greenwich Mohawk Remediation project team to provide a project update and address recent concerns from neighborhood residents regarding odours and dust eminating from the Greenwich Mohawk remediation site.
Heat Advisory Alert for Monday, August 17, 2015
August 17,2015
This alert ended on August 18, 2015. - One of two weather conditions is expected for the Brant County area: Humidex is expected to reach 40ºC or higher. Humidex is expected to reach 36ºC or higher with a Smog Alert.
Heat Advisory Alert for Wednesday, July 29, 2015
July 29,2015
This alert ended on July 30, 2015. - The Medical Officer of Health for the Brant County Health Unit has called a Heat Advisory Alert effective July 29, 2015.
Brantford Police Service Needs Your Feedback
July 17,2015
The Brantford Police Service is looking for our input and ideas as they develop a new business plan.
MP Phil McColeman Announces Important Investment to Clean Up Mohawk Lake
June 26,2015
Brant MP Phil McColeman today announced up to $2 million from the Harper Government for a rehabilitation project that will benefit residents and the environment surrounding Mohawk Lake.
Watershed Warning in Effect – June 26th
June 26,2015
Heavy rain and high winds are expected on Saturday, with a potential for up to 60 mm in some parts of the watershed. Wet soil conditions combined with the anticipated rainfall will result in heavy runoff to local watercourses.
City Looks Forward to Visit from the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
June 10,2015
On Wednesday June 10th, the City of Brantford will host a visit by Her Honour the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, and Her Majesty The Queen's representative in the province.
Watershed Conditions Advisory
June 09,2015
Rainfall that began Sunday evening and continued through Tuesday morning has resulted in 25 to 60mm of rain throughout the Grand River watershed. This rain has resulted in heavy runoff to watercourses with higher amounts downstream of urban areas.
Warning to Brantford Citizens Regarding Suspect Door-to-Door Water Treatment Sales
June 05,2015
We caution residents about questionable tactics involving door-to-door sales of water purifying systems and reassure residents the water supplied by the City meets or exceeds strict provincial standards and is safe to drink.
Construction Begins on New State-of-the-Art Kiwanis Field
May 25,2015
Construction Begins on New State-of-the-Art Kiwanis Field
Residents Encouraged to Participate in Greenwich Mohawk Public Consultation
April 20,2015
Entitled the "Brown to Gold Visioning Opportunity" a public consultation workshop will take place at the Brantford Civic Centre Auditorium on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 between 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Brantford Eager to Get Back to Negotiating Table
April 15,2015
Brantford Eager to Get Back to the Negotiating Table
Brantford Optimistic About Prosperous Partnership
April 15,2015
Brantford Optimistic About Prosperous Partnership with Brant County in Revitalized Boundary Negotiations.
Watershed Conditions
April 10,2015
Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety
Flood Watch: Warm weather and rain raise risk of flooding, ice jams
March 16,2015
Grand River Flood Awareness March 2015
Share Your Views on Brantford’s Proposed Community Strategic Plan
February 03,2015
The City of Brantford’s “Shaping Our Future 2014-2018: Brantford’s Proposed Community Strategic Plan” is ready for public input. The City is asking citizens to share their views on the strategic actions in the plan.