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Downtown Landmark Sees New Life as Upscale Apartments

Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 09:24 AM

The former Commercial Building (later renamed Royal Victoria Place) on the corner of Dalhousie Street and George Street is undergoing a major interior renovation to create 14 upscale apartment units.  The building was erected in 1881, having been designed the same architect, John Turner, who created...

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Conestoga College Begins Offering Free Courses to Brantford Residents

Posted on Monday, July 29, 2019 01:42 PM

Starting September 2019, Conestoga College will offer numerous tuition-free programs for people living in or located close to the city of Brantford and Huron-Perth counties.

There are 3 major programs.

  1. Academic Upgrading:  Adult learners can enroll in self-directed classes to meet college admission...

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Another Large Downtown Residential Development Planned

Posted on Tuesday, March 05, 2019 03:30 PM

Another large residential development is planned for downtown Brantford.  Zahlco Developments announced that it has closed on 120-138 Market Street and 31-35 Chatham Street on Jan 31st, 2019.

Properties at the corner of Market and Chatham Streets are intended to be transformed into a 9-story, 205...