Did you know that the city of Brantford has it’s own flag? It combines the Canadian flag with our city’s emblem, the beaver, which was adopted as the main emblem for the Town’s corporate seal by the Town Council in 1850 and has been used by the community for more than 160 years.
I love summer, give me green grass and a warm breeze any day! But when the thermometer starts to climb we're on the lookout for some family friendly (and wallet friendly) ways to cool off. Brantford and Brant County have some great splash pads and public pools.
This year the Brantford International Villages Festival celebrates 42 years. I still remember my first trip to the villages. An elementary school classmate was selected as a village ambassador, and told me she was dancing at her village. After seeing photos of her very beautiful costume in school I wanted to see what this was all about...
A city that recently celebrated it’s 138th anniversary is bound to have some interesting history and perhaps a few quirks- and that’s another thing that makes Brantford such a great place to live. Let’s talk about our street names.. Some of Brantford’s founding citizens have been honoured by having a street named after them, but do you know who?