HELIX TOY DRIVE

Candian rockers Helix pose with volunteers around some of the bounty from last year's Helix Toy Drive in Brantford.

Get in the giving spirit with Helix

Annual Brantford toy drive concert set for Nov. 28

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The Atlantic Road, Norway

The bucket list of drives – 12 amazing roads around the world

The bucket list of drives – 12 amazing roads around the world

What defines the greatest driving roads in the world? There are many but here are some of our top choices. These roads are scenic and yet...

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CANADIAN ASTRONAUT HANSEN

Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen talks to students at Assumption College in Brantford on Thursday. Hansen is from Ailsa, Ontario and has been training for five years for a trip into space.

Astronaut inspires students to follow dreams

Don't be afraid to reach for the stars. It's a hammy message, which astronaut Jeremy Hansen is fully aware of, but one he was happy to...

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PARIS BAKERY

Kelly Norris, left, Nicole Morris and Sarah King work at Paris Bakery on its last day of operation, Friday, Nov. 21, which was also the annual Jingle Bell Night hosted by the Paris Downtown BIA. The owner, Marty Verhey, is hoping to find a new owner-operator for the bakery while it's closed. Contact him at marty@parisbakery.ca for more information.

Paris Bakery closing today

A legendary purveyor of baked goods closed its doors on Friday, but whether or not that will stand is uncertain. Current owner of Paris...

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OPP CAMERAS

The Brant OPP is hoping for approval to purchase new cameras for the exterior of its Paris detachment building. Recent attacks on military officers in Canada have prompted local police to consider extra precautions to protect their officers.

OPP ask for outdoor cameras

The Brant Ontario Provincial Police has requested county council consider the purchase of external cameras for the Paris detachment. Brant...

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PET PICS WITH SANTA

Pet Pics with Santa

Pet Pics with Santa

Brant County SPCA volunteer Sara Squeo tries to get Molly, a black Labrador, and Minou, a cat, to pose for a photo with Santa Claus and...

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CYCLE OF HOPE

Neil McKinnell, left, and Dave Mudge, right, of the Burford Lions Club present cyclist Wayne McGuinness and Lorraine Hagan of the Canadian Diabetes Association with a $500 donation in a 2011 file photo. McGuinness will hold a book signing on Saturday at Inspirational Hearts on Charing Cross Street.

Wayne McGuinness shares his story in Cycle of Hope

After the death of his wife Elizabeth from ovarian cancer in 2006, Wayne McGuinness put the rubber to the road for a 39-day cycling journey...

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FOCUS ON SENIORS

FOCUS ON SENIORS: New normal for aging population

FOCUS ON SENIORS: New normal for aging population

Levels of mobility don’t change volunteering habits of seniors

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News From Beyond Brant County

Canada

Canadian soldier dies in on-base incident

Canadian Forces soldier dies in on-base incident; Harper offers condolences

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Canada

Quebec review targets municipalities, farmers

Quebec budget-slashing review recommends cuts to municipalities, farmers

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Ontario

Murder charge in woman's disappearance

Man charged with murder in Peterborough, Ont., woman's disappearance

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Ontario

City of Ottawa says it's been hacked

City of Ottawa says confident no sensitive details leaked after website hacked

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Ontario

2 men injured after car and truck collide

2 men injured after wheel comes off truck, hits car in north Toronto

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Ontario

Guelph teen hospitalized in campus stabbing

Guelph University student, 18 hospitalized after reported stabbing

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World

Somalia's Al-Shabab says it killed 28 in Kenya

Somalia's Islamic extremists claim responsibility for killing 28 non-Muslims on bus in Kenya

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World

Mali: New Ebola case confirmed, 2 more suspected

Mali: New Ebola case confirmed, 2 more suspected as UN voices worry over spread of disease

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Events In Brant County

Family Favourites

Sat Nov 22 | 11:00 AM

Polar Express Party

Sat Nov 22 | 1:00 PM

Upcoming Events

Wed Nov 26 | 6:30 PM

Drop In Youth Cafe

Thu Nov 27 | 3:30 PM

Maker Kids

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