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PROTESTERS WANT PIG FARMER BANNED FROM CARING FOR ANIMALS

A cutback in working hours for personal support workers and registered practical nurses at Park Lane Terrace has raised concerns about resident care, says a spokesperson for the workers.But the CEO of the company that operates the long-term care facility in Paris says resident care remains the top priority.“Providing proper care for our residents i

NURSING HOME CUTBACKS RAISE CONCERT

A cutback in working hours for personal support workers and registered practical nurses at Park Lane Terrace has raised concerns about resident care, says a spokesperson for the workers.But the CEO of the company that operates the long-term care facility in Paris says resident care remains the top priority.“Providing proper care for our residents i

INTERCHANGE PROJECT GOOD TO GO

Brant County council is being urged to move ahead with a long-held $14- million quest to build the Highway 403/Bishopsgate Road interchange and lobby Queen’s Park and Ottawa for funding now that an environmental assessment for the project has been approved.The public works committee has been informed in a staff report that a harmonized environmental

BRANTFORD BEST PLACE TO BUY HOME, SAYS MAGAZINE

Walter Gretzky has long said Brantford is the centre of the universe, and now he has Maclean’s magazine and MoneySense to back him up, after the annual Where to Buy Real Estate Now ranking has declared the Telephone City the best place to buy real estate.“I had to shut up for two weeks,” Mayor Chris Friel chuckled in an Expositor interview as an ar

CROCOCK READY FOR BIG SENIOR YEAR

Mike Crocock is already looking forward to his senior hockey season at Sacred Heart University.“Next year will be a big year for us,” the Brantford native said of his final year at the NCAA Division I school. “We have a bunch of sophomores who are great hockey players and our junior class will be huge as well. It will be a good year for us to make

POLICE BLOTTER: VEHICLE STOLEN FROM GARAGE LOT

Haldimand OPP is investigating the theft of a motor vehicle from Fleming Motors on Main Street South in Hagersville.

City Information & Statistics

Brantford (2016 population 97,496; CMA population 134,203) is a city in southwestern Ontario, Canada, founded on the Grand River. It is surrounded by Brant County, but is politically separate with a municipal government of its own that is fully independent of the county's municipal government. Brantford is often known as the "Telephone City". Former city resident Alexander Graham Bell invented the device at his father's homestead, Melville House, now the Bell Homestead. Brantford is also the birthplace of hockey player Wayne Gretzky, comedian Phil Hartman, as well as Group of Seven member Lawren Harris. Brantford is named after Joseph Brant, an important Mohawk chief during the American Revolutionary War and later, who led his people in their first decades in Upper Canada. Many of his descendents, and other First Nations citizens, live on the nearby Reserve of Six Nations of the... View More Information at Wikipedia

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