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Are you ready for a Zombie Apocalypse?
September 22,2016
To celebrate Brantford’s annual Zombie Walk and Emergency Preparedness month, the City of Branford invites you to participate in our “Are You Ready” Contest to encourage as many residents as possible to be emergency ready.
City Announces Transit Public Information Meeting Wednesday Oct. 5
September 21,2016
The City of Brantford is on a mission to improve our transit service to meet the City’s future growth.
City to host series of events to celebrate National Seniors Day
September 16,2016
The City of Brantford is proud to pay tribute to seniors on this day, and thank them for the valuable contributions they have made, and continue to make, in our families, workplaces, and community.
Public Encouraged to Attend FREE Educational Workshops
September 09,2016
The Grand River Council on Aging along with the City’s Safe Brantford project team and the Brantford Public Library will host a series of Consumer Protection and Age–Friendly Communities Workshops focused on personal safety.
City of Brantford takes first place in municipal floral art competition
August 19,2016
City of Brantford takes first place in municipal floral art competition
City Announces Launch of Open Data Initiative
August 15,2016
The City of Brantford shares the same commitment to creating a more open and transparent government for our citizens and recognizes that an Open Data Portal is the next step to information sharing with our community.
Further Water Conservation Urged Throughout Grand River Watershed
August 11,2016
As the hot, dry summer continues, the push for stronger water conservation measures has now been expanded to take in the entire Grand River watershed.
Brantford to Host CBC’s Broadcast of The Tragically Hip: A National Celebration
August 05,2016
The City of Brantford, in collaboration with the Eagle Place Community Association is pleased to announce plans to host the screening of CBC’s broadcast of “The Tragically Hip: A National Celebration, Live from Kingston”.
City Releases Draft Official Plan for Public Input
July 26,2016
The City is pleased to announce that the "City of Brantford Draft Official Plan, Version 1, Envisioning Our City: 2041” is NOW available for public review and input on the City’s website at: www.brantford.ca/OfficialPlan
Brantford Fire Chief Jeff McCormick Announces Retirement
July 13,2016
After 30 years in public service, Fire Chief Jeff McCormick will retire from the Brantford Fire Department at the end of August 2016.
Plans in Place to Support Social Assistance Recipients Through Any Potential Canada Post Labour Disruption
June 27,2016
In the event of a potential Canada Post labour disruption on July 2, the City of Brantford will continue to support social assistance recipients with the implementation of the following contingency plan.
Brett St. Officially Renamed to Kiwanis Way
May 09,2016
Today officially the naming of Kiwanis Way (formerly known as Brett St.) The City installed the new signage at 7:30 am this morning ahead of the official announcement, fittingly held at Pauline Johnson Collegiate, adjacent to the new Kiwanis Field.
Brantford to Host Inaugural Jane’s Walk in Shellard Lane
May 03,2016
This year, Brantford will join a growing list of municipalities who promote and encourage participation in Jane’s walks each year.
Brantford Transit Encourages Public to Provide Feedback
May 03,2016
The City strongly encourages residents and businesses to participate in a Public Information Meeting Thursday May 5th to provide your input regarding current levels of service and what you would like to see from Brantford Transit in the future.
Public Encouraged to Participate in 2017 Municipal Budget Planning Meetings
March 23,2016
Residents will have an opportunity to interact with their Ward Councillors and city staff, as well as provide feedback regarding key initiatives and ask questions about how the City’s Budget works.
City of Brantford and County of Brant Partner to Develop Community Youth Strategy
March 23,2016
The City of Brantford and the County of Brant have joined forces with the ultimate objective of helping youth thrive through access to quality programs and services.
2016 Nelson Mandela Day Campaign to Launch during National Volunteer Week
March 16,2016
No matter how big or small the action, Mandela Day is about changing your community and the world for the better, just as Mr. Mandela did, every day.”
Honorary Scholarship Award Application Process Now Open
March 14,2016
The Anna Mae Simington Scholarship is awarded annually by the Brant, Brantford and Six Nations Impaired and Distracted Driving Advisory Committee to a graduating student who epitomises the spirit of the award honouree.
City of Brantford Announces World’s First Performing Arts Application of New Accessibility Technology at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts
March 09,2016
Today the City of Brantford announced that the world’s first performing arts application of a new technology to improve accessibility for users with vision loss has been implemented at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts in Brantford.
Cold Weather ALERT: March 2, 2016
March 02,2016
The Medical Officer of Health for the Brant County Health Unit has called a Cold Weather Alert effective March 02, 2016 to ensure all homeless people are provided with essential services during the current cold weather.
GO Service Extension to Brantford Included in 2016 Ontario Budget
February 25,2016
Today’s release of the 2016 Ontario Budget confirms that GO Service will be extended to Brantford
City launches “2-1-1” awareness campaign in the City of Brantford
February 09,2016
211's award-winning telephone helpline (2-1-1) and website provide a gateway to community, social, non-clinical health and related government services.
City Encourages Participation in new Water Billing & Collections Policy Public Consultation
January 08,2016
A new Water/Wastewater Billing and Collections Policy has been proposed for the City of Brantford and City staff is seeking public input to inform further development of the policy.
City offers a range of public consultation opportunities to encourage public participation in Arrowdale and Earl Haig discussions
January 06,2016
The City of Brantford is committed to ensuring that the public has an opportunity to provide their input on current discussions regarding Arrowdale Municipal Golf Course and Earl Haig Family Fun Park.
County of Brant Mayor Ron Eddy and City of Brantford Mayor Chris Friel Deliver Joint Announcement Regarding Boundary Adjustment
January 06,2016

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