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  • Our bones threaten them

    Our bones threaten them0

    Editorial by Jonathan Garlow In 1982, Central School in downtown Brantford was being rebuilt. As they were excavating the area they discovered a mass grave site. Local historians told officials that this was an ancient Irish burial ground from the early 1800s and because it was filled with victims of a Cholera outbreak certain precautions

  • Man dies after stabbing in Brantford

    Man dies after stabbing in Brantford0

    Shortly after 3 a.m. on Saturday, February 6, 2016 Brantford Police Service responded to a domestic disturbance on Sympatica Crescent. Police located a male suffering from stab injuries inside a residence.  A female known to the male was arrested at the scene.  The male succumbed to his injuries after being transported by ambulance to Brantford

  • Who represents me, asks Mohawk man

    Who represents me, asks Mohawk man1

    BRANTFORD – A member of the Kanienkehaka (Mohawk Nation), living within the city of Brantford has begun a neighbourhood association. On its agenda is clearing up a number of assumptions on the part of Mayor Chris Friel and his council as well as Conservative MP Phil McColeman and Liberal MPP Dave Levac. “During the last

  • More Haudenosaunee land sold without consultation

    More Haudenosaunee land sold without consultation0

    BRANTFORD – A recent announcement about a Chinese Private School purchasing the long-empty Victoria School in Brantford has caused some to see it as a forward thinking step toward the globalization of education. Others take an exactly opposite position, saying the sale of the school by the Grand Erie Board of Education is an all

  • What if?0

    One day not too long ago I grabbed my kids from school early to get a yummy treat and sit outside in the fall sunshine. As we sat on a park bench drinking lattes and people watching a tall white guy appeared with a very long, blonde, curly mullet. I mean it was long –

  • Jeff McCormick returns as Blast head coach0

    BRANTFORD — Peter Ham, President and General Manager of the Brantford Blast, today announced that the team has brought back former Blast Head Coach Jeff McCormick to fill the position vacated by Mike Burgoyne. McCormick, 50, coached the Blast from 2008-2011. During his time behind the bench he guided the team to a 26-26 record