Clerks: The Crew

Brantford’s downtown is home to a wide variety of shops and small businesses. These businesses define Brantford, but what defines the businesses? This is the inspiration behind “Clerks”; getting to know t...

Making it big in the little city

A grant program is being issued to help small businesses survive in Brantford's downtown Recent times have proven challenging for small businesses within Brantford’s downtown as can be seen in the case of re...

Pay-and-display may be on its way

Free parking may become all but a memory for Brantford’s downtown core. The City of Brantford’s Downtown Parking Task Force has created a recommendation that downtown convert from free parking, to a pay-...

Foot Patrol ≠ Taxi Service

Foot patrol helps maintain safety on campus. By Aldo Zhang. When I applied to Laurier Brantford, the one major concern I had with school was my safety. Like some, I never stepped foot on Brantford soil unti...
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Brantford: The rebirth of a community

A growing university and a revitalized downtown core have worked to create a sense of community that Brantford hasn’t seen in almost 20 years. The economic recession in the early 1990’s and the loss of the ...
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20-year old woman not assaulted

Last Friday, news spread of a young woman sexually assaulted early in the day before dawn. The Brantford Police Service has now confirmed an assault did not take place. The Major Crime Unit underwent an intens...

Pedophile returns to Brantford

The Salvation Army building. Cody Hoffman. James Alfred Cooper, 78, is a former resident of Hamilton. He was once considered Canada’s worst pedophile, due to the fact that he raped and tortured six ch...

Study and munch simultaneously

It’s that time of the year where students start cramming for exams. Everyone’s studying, preparing for the last hurrah of the semester. This time of year can be quite stressful for many, but this stress of ...

Downtown Brantford blackout

Downtown Brantford during the blackout. Amber Richardson On October 22 at approximately 6:45 p.m., most of downtown Brantford experienced a power outage. All classes and exams came to a screeching halt, and...
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Rumour has it

The city of Brantford has big plans for its downtown core, specifically around the Colborne Street area. According to these plans: • 41 decrepit buildings, some of which are still inhabited, would be purch...