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Ontario to unite children and the outdoors

The Ontario government encourages kids to get outside and be active with the new Ontario Children’s Outdoor Charter. Ontario is the first province in Canada to develop an outdoor charter for children and youth. Survey results found that 70 per […]

Halloween safety

A gentle breeze rustles as the sun sets; creatures begin lurking in the dark under a pale moonlight. Not a single light can be seen, with the exception of a few flickering jack-o-lanterns. That’s when everyone knows it’s that time […]

Laurier hosts Fire Safety Week

It’s Fire Prevention Week, and this year’s fire safety campaign aims to get students spreading the word about preventing kitchen fires. “Kitchen fires often occur due to someone leaving the kitchen for only a few minutes,” said Philip Teskey, Laurier’s […]

Vandals deface new Gretzky statue

Brantford’s newest landmark was vandalized around 1 a.m. on Tuesday. Vandals defaced the statue depicting Brantford hockey hero Wayne Gretzky and his parents, Walter and the late Phyllis Gretzky, with blue paint during the early hours of the morning. The […]

Pythons found in Brantford motel

On Thursday, August 15, Brantford Police Services (BPS) arrived at an unnamed hotel on Colborne Street in Brantford to discover several plastic bins containing 40 distressed ball python snakes. The Brant County SPCA took in the snakes and they have […]