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The Brantford Expositor
Brant working on parking problem in St. GeorgeST. GEORGE – Brant County council is moving to find ways of alleviating a growi
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 6 hours ago
ST. GEORGE – Brant County council is moving to find ways of alleviating a growing shortage of parking in St. George before an expected onslaught of residential development comes. Coun. Willem Bouma received overwhelming support recently for a... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Harley gets its Slow Down signsHARLEY – New signs imploring drivers to ‘Slow Down’ in their passage through to
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 11 hours ago
HARLEY – New signs imploring drivers to ‘Slow Down’ in their passage through to the hamlet of Harley have been erected by Brant County officials. The new signs, which replaced more frank ones that community members put up but were taken down, have... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Community helps family who lost son, home in fireFire Marshal. In total, seven fire apparatus responded to the fire call, along
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 15 hours ago
Fire Marshal. In total, seven fire apparatus responded to the fire call, along with 17 Six Nations firefighters and nine Brant County firefighters. Members of the Oneida First Nation Fire Department also offered assistance. Miller said,... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Community helps family who lost son, home in fireFire Marshal. In total, seven fire apparatus responded to the fire call, along
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 16 hours ago
Fire Marshal. In total, seven fire apparatus responded to the fire call, along with 17 Six Nations firefighters and nine Brant County firefighters. Members of the Oneida First Nation Fire Department also offered assistance. Miller said,... Read more
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CBC.ca
'Such a tragic event': Six Nations chief mourns 3-year-old killed in house firewere taken to Sick Kids hospital in Toronto. Seven fire trucks responded, alon
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
were taken to Sick Kids hospital in Toronto. Seven fire trucks responded, along with 17 Six Nations firefighters. Nine Brant County firefighters and members of the Oneida Nation Fire Department were also on scene assisting with scene security... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Need cited for new ambulanceThe need for another ambulance serving the community overnight is critical, say
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 3 days ago
The need for another ambulance serving the community overnight is critical, says a spokesperson for Brant County ambulance paramedics. "Right now, we only have three ambulances covering the city and one in Paris overnight," said Warren Schween, unit... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Health unit's 2018 budget up 1.5%PARIS - The Brant County Health Unit is asking for a 1.5 per cent increase in i
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 3 days ago
PARIS - The Brant County Health Unit is asking for a 1.5 per cent increase in its budget next year. At a county council committee of the whole meeting on the budget, Jo Ann Tober, the unit's executive director, presented county council's committee... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Landslide: Now what?PARIS - Brant County officials are continuing to investigate after excavation o
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 3 days ago
PARIS - Brant County officials are continuing to investigate after excavation of an embankment in a Paris neighbourhood caused a landslide that forced a tenant to be moved out of a nearby home. Andre Gravelle, Brant County's chief building official,... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Laura Feeney highlights importance of BCHS programsocial skills training, recreation and forging beneficial links within the comm
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 3 days ago
social skills training, recreation and forging beneficial links within the community. The service is tailored to adults in Brant County who are 16 years of age or older and are seeking help for a mental health issue with or without addiction. A... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Green Eagles aim for top in senior boys hoopsSt. John's College is shooting for the top of the Brant County high school seni
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 4 days ago
St. John's College is shooting for the top of the Brant County high school senior boys basketball league. After finishing as runners-up a year ago to North Park Collegiate, the Green Eagles are hoping for a return trip to the final. "We have high... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Community safety forum on Fridaysnacks and prizes. Presentations will follow at 6:30 p.m. Representatives from
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 4 days ago
snacks and prizes. Presentations will follow at 6:30 p.m. Representatives from local organizations, including the SPCA, Brant County paramedics, Brantford fire, Brant County Health Unit, City of Brantford, Citizens on Patrol and the Brantford... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Art of Linda Christie at Blue DogDr. beginning at 2 p.m. Audience admission is $4. There is no charge for perfor
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 4 days ago
Dr. beginning at 2 p.m. Audience admission is $4. There is no charge for performers. Enjoy songs of the season when The Brant County Singers and the Brant Men of Song present their annual Christmas concert on Saturday at 7 p.m. at Hope Christian... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Public, Catholic boards elect chairsday childcare programs. Our schools truly are becoming the hubs of the communit
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 4 days ago
day childcare programs. Our schools truly are becoming the hubs of the communities." Dan Dignard, the trustee representing Brant County, was elected vice chair of the Catholic board. This is the longtime trustee's second consecutive year in the... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
ATM stolen from Oakland bankBrant County OPP are asking for the public's help after an ATM was stolen early
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 4 days ago
Brant County OPP are asking for the public's help after an ATM was stolen early Tuesday morning from the RBC branch at 284 Oakland Rd. in the village of Oakland. Police said the machine was recovered nearby but the cash had been removed. Suspects... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Landslide in Paris neighbourhoodPARIS – Brant County officials are investigating the cause of a landslide that
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 4 days ago
PARIS – Brant County officials are investigating the cause of a landslide that occurred in a residential neighbourhood in Paris. Oficials were sent to the site of a landslide at 47 Walnut Street early Wednesday afternoon. “The county is actively... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
New ambulance? Not so fastBrant County Ambulance is looking to add another ambulance and crew in its 2018
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 5 days ago
Brant County Ambulance is looking to add another ambulance and crew in its 2018 budget. But some city councillors wonder if the added expenditure will lead to improved service. "Right now, it's pretty hard to support spending this kind of money... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
BCI takes it game by gamegirls hockey team hopes to repeat last season's success. A year ago, Mustangs
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 5 days ago
girls hockey team hopes to repeat last season's success. A year ago, Mustangs coach Kim Rombough led BCI to the Brant County and Central Western Ontario Secondary Schools Association championships and to an Ontario Federation of School... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
'When I'm on the ice I feel right at home'also made the sledge hockey team that played in the 2017 Ontario Para Sports Ga
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 6 days ago
also made the sledge hockey team that played in the 2017 Ontario Para Sports Games hosted last February by Brantford and Brant County. "I felt really good about that because it was in Brantford, my home town." During the tournament he led the... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Green Eagles face test in senior girls volleyballwe were happy to be .500 out of the week," said SJC coach Peter Pomponio, whose
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 6 days ago
we were happy to be .500 out of the week," said SJC coach Peter Pomponio, whose team lost to Assumption College to open the Brant County high school season before bouncing back with a win against Brantford Collegiate Institute. "I think the girls... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Paris welcomes Santalooking behind to see the smiles of so many children. “That’s what makes it al
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 7 days ago
looking behind to see the smiles of so many children. “That’s what makes it all worthwhile for me.” Santa will be back in Brant County on Dec. 9 when he makes stops in St. George and Burford. The 24th annual Burford Santa Claus Parade, presented... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Lights turned on at Glenhyrst‘The Vibrant Palette Student’ exhibit, a collection of more than 200 pieces of
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 7 days ago
‘The Vibrant Palette Student’ exhibit, a collection of more than 200 pieces of works of art created by local students The Brant County SPCA will be part of the event on Friday evenings while Santa Claus will fly in for Thursday nights leading up... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Jobless rate falls to 4.8%to a 10-year high and a corresponding drop in local jobless figures in November
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 9 days ago
to a 10-year high and a corresponding drop in local jobless figures in November. The unemployment rate in the Brantford-Brant County area dropped to 4.8 per cent, down a half-percentage point from 5.3 per cent in October, according to Statistics... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Vehicle thefts land man, 35, in jailA Kitchener car thief who worked with an accomplice to take two different vehic
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 9 days ago
A Kitchener car thief who worked with an accomplice to take two different vehicles in Brant County on Nov. 1 last year was sentenced to a year in jail on various charges. Darren Ernest Payne, 35, was sentenced recently in Ontario Court after... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
City must 'staff up' to meet needs: Frielthat the planning department is forecasting a $48-million increase in new tax r
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 10 days ago
that the planning department is forecasting a $48-million increase in new tax revenue when land taken over by the city from Brant County under the Jan. 1 boundary deal are fully built. During Wednesday's meeting, councillors were told that the... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
'It's not a one-person job'an office at St. Leonard's Community Services, one of the partners that put tog
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 10 days ago
an office at St. Leonard's Community Services, one of the partners that put together the strategy, along with the city, Brant County Health Unit and Brantford police. "It's a community endeavour." DaSilva, who studied social work and political... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Lisa Fowler gratefulin-home medical care before her illness required her to move into a nursing hom
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 10 days ago
in-home medical care before her illness required her to move into a nursing home. The sisters found a place for Moira in Brant County, but within 36 hours of moving in Moira unexpectedly developed pneumonia and was taken to the Brantford... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Arcady presents Handel's Messiah in DoverBrantford Convention Centre, 100 Market St. S., admission to the event is a don
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 11 days ago
Brantford Convention Centre, 100 Market St. S., admission to the event is a donation. Enjoy songs of the season when The Brant County Singers and the Brant Men of Song present their annual Christmas concert on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. at Hope... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Bridge projects proposed for Brantby debt. Municipal buildings - $8.7 million for seven projects involving new b
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 11 days ago
by debt. Municipal buildings - $8.7 million for seven projects involving new buildings or upgrades. The biggest is the new Brant County OPP detachment headquarters at an estimated cost of $8 million. Another is the second phase of renovations to... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Health-care workers added to committeewill be selected by Adamson after an application and interview process. Applic
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 11 days ago
will be selected by Adamson after an application and interview process. Applicants must at least 18 years old, live in Brant County or Brantford, have a sound knowledge of their community and a strong interest in health-care delivery. Adamson... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
'Expectations high' for Pantherscompetitive," Paris coach Lisa Graham said while talking about the expectations
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 11 days ago
competitive," Paris coach Lisa Graham said while talking about the expectations she has for her Panthers this season in the Brant County high school senior league. "We should be easily making semis. Whether we'll make it to the finals, I don't want... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Brant seeks Snow BuddiesBrant County is seeking Snow Buddies to help shovel for seniors and others in n
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 11 days ago
Brant County is seeking Snow Buddies to help shovel for seniors and others in need this winter. The program desperately needs volunteers, said Stephanie Delaronde, a county recreation co-ordinator. "This year, the county has a record number of... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Trojans eager to repeatThe defending champions are ready for the Brant County high school senior boys
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 12 days ago
The defending champions are ready for the Brant County high school senior boys basketball season, which got underway Tuesday, "We feel we should be able to compete for a city championship again this year based on last year's success," North Park... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Brant debt load risingof more debt approved as of this year, but not yet issued. A major project is
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 12 days ago
of more debt approved as of this year, but not yet issued. A major project is a $7.48-million debenture for the new Brant County OPP detachment headquarters, supported by $516,750 from development charges. That brings the total approved --... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
New fire hall eyed for ScotlandPARIS - The Brant County fire department wants to continue an ambitious program
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 12 days ago
PARIS - The Brant County fire department wants to continue an ambitious program of constructing buildings, improving services and making equipment upgrades in its 2018 capital budget. Fire Chief Mike Seth told council's committee of the whole... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Curlers make provincialsskipped by Breanna Rozon of the Dundas Valley Golf and Curling Club, also quali
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 12 days ago
skipped by Breanna Rozon of the Dundas Valley Golf and Curling Club, also qualified through the 'B' side but in Welland. Both Pages are longtime members at the Brant Curling Club and North Park Collegiate graduates who won Brant County championshi... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Meet the 'crazy fostering cat lady'think I'm going to be able to pick him up for a photo," said Lianne Matheson, w
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 13 days ago
think I'm going to be able to pick him up for a photo," said Lianne Matheson, who volunteers to foster kittens for the Brant County SPCA. "There's not many places to hide in here but he's pretty quick and I really don't think I'm going to pick... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Changes coming to ambulance budgetPARIS - Brant County ambulance's proposed 2018 budget is proving to be a conten
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 13 days ago
PARIS - Brant County ambulance's proposed 2018 budget is proving to be a contentious one as city and county councils grapple with the need to buy a new ambulance and additional staff to lower the number of times when there are no ambulances... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Police digest24-year-old Brantford man is charged with operate a motor vehicle over 80, and
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 13 days ago
24-year-old Brantford man is charged with operate a motor vehicle over 80, and was releasef on a promise to appear. Brant County OPP charged a 43-year-old Woodstock woman with impaired driving and refusing to provide a breath sample on... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
High school sports this weekThe Brant County high school winter sports season heats up this week. With cur
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 13 days ago
The Brant County high school winter sports season heats up this week. With curling already underway, both basketball and volleyball begin on Tuesday. The following is a list of upcoming games. Boys basketball Tuesday: ACS at SJC (junior at 5:30... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
BCI finishes week at OFSAAA.B. Lucas 18-5 and couldn't narrow the gap, eventually falling 48-35. BCI fin
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 13 days ago
A.B. Lucas 18-5 and couldn't narrow the gap, eventually falling 48-35. BCI finishes a season that saw it capture the Brant County and Central Western Ontario Secondary Schools Association championships. It was the first CWOSSA championship... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Sign erected at last toll gate housefive children, Stanley, Ernest (Jim’s father), Kathleen, Alfred and Lillian, as
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 14 days ago
five children, Stanley, Ernest (Jim’s father), Kathleen, Alfred and Lillian, as having run the last toll gate house in Brant County on behalf of the iconic Cockshutt family. “I’ve known this story about my family being there and the life they... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
90 years of serving vetsheld the first poppy day for veterans who needed assistance. Today, funds are
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 16 days ago
held the first poppy day for veterans who needed assistance. Today, funds are collected throughout Brantford and Brant County by each legion branch with the money placed in a trust fund for veterans and their families. Some of the poppy... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
City budget talks to beginrefer to as "unmet needs." Following are some of the unmet needs, or programs
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 16 days ago
refer to as "unmet needs." Following are some of the unmet needs, or programs and services, likely to be discussed: Brant County ambulance is looking to add one ambulance, which includes the addition of two primary care and two advanced care... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
BCI in consolation round at OFSAAof that game will play in the consolation championship at 10 a.m. on Saturday a
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 16 days ago
of that game will play in the consolation championship at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Centennial Collegiate in Guelph. BCI, the Brant County champions, won the Central Western Ontario Secondary Schools Association AAA championship last week. It was the... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
BCI eliminated from OFSAAwas 34-15 and the Mustangs couldn't recover. Madison McGregor's four points le
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 17 days ago
was 34-15 and the Mustangs couldn't recover. Madison McGregor's four points led the Mustangs in that game. BCI, the Brant County champions, won the Central Western Ontario Secondary Schools Association AAA championship last week. It was the... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Ousted from Jr. Metro Bowl, Colts look to next seaa Junior Metro Bowl championship, Brantford Collegiate Institute's football pla
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 17 days ago
a Junior Metro Bowl championship, Brantford Collegiate Institute's football players had a "great year." After winning the Brant County championship, the junior Colts were eliminated from play earlier this week when they were edged 14-13 in Niagara... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Mistakes costly for BCI in CWOSSA football finalmistakes," said Charter. After going 1-4 to start the season, BCI won four str
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 17 days ago
mistakes," said Charter. After going 1-4 to start the season, BCI won four straight elimination games on their way to a Brant County championship and a berth in the Central Western Ontario Secondary Schools Association championship. While that... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Outreach workers help put roofs over heads of youtI don't know about myself and, well, it's time to find out." Nearly 100 people
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 17 days ago
I don't know about myself and, well, it's time to find out." Nearly 100 people attended the forum, hosted by the city and Brant County in partnership with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. The forum focused on initiatives to help local young... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Inspections show some improvementsa look at the lack of clarity in ministry reports. Friday: Summaries of the 20
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 17 days ago
a look at the lack of clarity in ministry reports. Friday: Summaries of the 2016 inspection reports from all Brantford, Brant County and Six Nations homes Saturday: An update on Revera's plan to move 79 long-term care beds out of Brantford, and... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Improvement needed in long-term carenotices and an average of 1.88 orders per home. But in 2016, four of the eight
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 18 days ago
notices and an average of 1.88 orders per home. But in 2016, four of the eight nursing homes located in Brantford and Brant County had recorded infractions that were better than the provincial average of 11 written notices and 1.5 compliance... Read more
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