WLUSP elections – Open Forum

The 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University Student Publications (WLUSP) elections are well under way with a public forum that took place on the Brantford Campus on Jan. 12.The forum started at 10 a.m. with two can...
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Procrastination

How many times have you found yourself taking the short way out, using the excuse of “Hey, this is just way more convenient for me right now!.” The art of conveniences has taken on an entirely new role in t...
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Keep it simple stupid!

A time of moral panic can dissolve even the most stoic thinker’s poker face.Trying to adjust one’s moral compass to the direction of justness in a time in which each day thrusts a new boogeyman into glo...

Grand River likely to flood

 “BE FLOOD AWARE” warns a City of Brantford mobilesign. By Nathanael Lewis.With each spring comes a season full of decision-making. Should one opt for a coat or sweater? Is it really necessary...
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Transit fare on the rise

As of April 1, 2014, it will cost $3 to take a ride on Brantford public transit.The twenty-five cent hike in fare only applies to cash transactions; the price of monthly and refillable transit B-Cards will ...

Thomas Mulcair visits Brantford

Thomas Mulcair, official leader of the NDP, speaks to Brantford locals at the Sanderson Centre. By Aldo Zhang.On Tuesday evening, leader of the NDP, the official opposition, Thomas Mulcair, addressed a hal...

More jobs coming to Brantford

New jobs are coming to Brantford. By Nathanael Lewis.A protein sports supplement factory will bring more jobs to the Brantford area in the near future.NutraBlend Foods is amongst the four newest compan...
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B is for Brantford

After years of work, the City of Brantford has a new city logo.But after just one week, complaints and debates over the new logo throughout the Brantford community has forced the mayor to agree that the log...

Eleven dollars: The new standard

The new minimum wage is $11. Christina Manocchio.Ontario’s minimum wage is set to increase at the beginning of this summer from its current $10.25.As of June 2014, Ontario will see their current mini...

James Alfred Cooper back in custody

Brantford Jail. Aldo Zhang.A 78-year-old convicted sex offender was arrested and taken into custody on Friday.James Alfred Cooper, at one point named the worst sex offender in Canada, moved to downtown...
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Finance Minister to visit Brant

Finance Minister Charles Sousa will be discussing Ontario’s pension plan this Monday in Brantford.Sousa will be meeting up with the Brantford, Hamilton and Halton Hills chapters of the Canadian Associatio...
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Black History Month in Brantford

February is Canada’s Black History Month, and the Brantford arts community wants the public to get in the know.Black History Month is an annual celebration of diversity to help recognize the racialized na...

Two Brantford Police Officers charged

Brantford Police logo. Courtesy of the Brantford Police.Two Brantford Police Officers are now faced with charges under the Police Service Act.An investigation into incidents surrounding three arrests m...