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Candidates answer to students at debate

With the upcoming provincial election candidates are hard at work on the campaign trail, one of their many stops was at Laurier Brantford for an all-candidates debate and open forum on the issues affecting stud...
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City acquires Club NV’s lease

The City of Brantford has arranged to purchase the largest property in downtown Brantford. The purchase includes Market Square, the downtown mall which currently houses Williams, and a large number of city ser...
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Prang’s opening for business

One of the things that many university students have in common is a love of coffee. That wonderful drink that fuels so many through late night work and study sessions and those marathon prep sessions that alway...
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Get to know your Brant MPP candidates

Dave Levac - Liberal The incumbent MPP for Brant has held his position since 1999. A major part of the Liberal platform for education is a 30 per cent reduction in tuition. The Ontario Liberal Party has already...
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Brantford looks to update transit system

Brantford city council has recently agreed to a proposal to create a new downtown transit terminal. The project is in its earliest stages as the city still has to proceed with examining several possible sites...
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When business trumps morality

A surprising investigation into the operations of British tabloid News of the World recently revealed that the paper has been obtaining stories illegally. The tabloid is owned by News Corporation, the world’s...
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Goodbye, Jack

Canada continues to mourn as one of its greatest political leaders has left us forever. After a lengthy battle with cancer, beloved New Democrat Party leader Jack Layton has passed away. Layton died on August...
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The world in retrospect: Forgotten stories

When a big event hits the headlines it becomes the talk of the town for a few days, but quickly fades away in today’s web-driven media world. However, many of these events continue to unfold long after the ne...
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Famine supplies believed stolen from UN

Since July a severe drought has been affecting East Africa, and Somalia, in particular. As a result of the drought several countries and more than 12 million people are facing severe food shortages. Conditions...
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About Brantford

Beginning university is a time of change for first year students. September brings a new school environment, new friends, and in most cases, all of this takes place in a brand new city. New students to Laurie...