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Diversity and Inclusion Survey

The Brantford Immigration Partnership is looking for Brantford residents to help identify and inform future programming, events and initiatives offered throughout the Brantford community to ensure they are more diverse and inclusive for everyone.

Complete the survey for a chance to win a 10-Visit Facility Punchcard to the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre valued at $78. Survey closes on January 20, 2023.

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Black History Month

Every February, Canadians across the country participate in Black History Month events and educational opportunities that celebrate the legacy of Black Canadians and their communities. Visit the Black History Month webpage to find educational resources, suggested reading and places to shop locally to support black-owned businesses in Brantford. 

Kids and teens can also learn about Black History Month with Healthy Kids. They will find a variety of colouring pages, suggested books to read and educational resources.

City of Brantford and community partners launch Brantford Immigration Partnership

The City is pleased to announce the launch of the Brantford Immigration Partnership (BIP), a group of dedicated community partners who are working to ensure that the city of Brantford continues to be a welcoming and inclusive community for all. The BIP’s overall goal is to see that all immigrants to our community feel a sense of belonging and are able to succeed and participate in the economic, social, civic, and cultural growth of our city.

“We are very grateful to the community partners that have joined the Brantford Immigration Partnership to provide their expertise and unique and diverse perspectives,” says Brantford Mayor Kevin Davis. “By working together to successfully position the city as a welcoming destination for newcomers, we can continue to attract and retain a skilled workforce and create a thriving and culturally vibrant community.”

The new website provides details on how the community can get involved in BIP, upcoming projects and community events, helpful links to resources for newcomers and more. Residents can also join the conversation on a new Facebook group where members can share stories and learn more about Brantford’s diverse cultural community.

“We’ve received an incredible response from our community partners and there is definitely a lot of excitement about this important initiative,” says David Vujasinovich, BIP Coordinator, City of Brantford. “We’re looking forward to continuing to build the partnership and the positive things the Brantford Immigration Partnership will bring to our growing city.”

Today, the City released the BIP video series that highlights several different newcomer stories, their individual experiences in settling in the city, and why they are proud to call Brantford home. Additionally, the video series features updates from contributing BIP community partners and service providers. 

Newcomers to Brantford offer high levels of skills, education, and training; they contribute to the local economy, and to the enrichment of cultural life in Brantford. The Brantford Immigration Partnership (BIP) is an important opportunity to celebrate cultural diversity and inclusion, and to ensure newcomers are able to successfully contribute to the economic, social, civic, and cultural growth of Brantford.

BIP Facebook group: Join the conversation

If you would like to contribute to this important initiative and make Brantford even better, join our Facebook group and join the conversation! Together we will share ideas, information, and inspiration to take action, solve problems, and make our community a better place for everyone.


See all of the exciting events happening with the BIP and our partners this month.