Brantford • Brant
The City of Brantford and the County of Brant are nestled on the picturesque Grand River in the heart of Southwestern Ontario, Canada.
Brantford was named after the Mohawk leader, Joseph Brant, who is buried nearby. The City is sometimes known by the nickname "The Telephone City", after its most famous resident, Alexander Graham Bell, who brought fame to Brantford when he invented the telephone in 1874. Brantford is also proud of being the home town of Wayne Gretzky, a hockey legend.
Brantford • Brant takes pride in its multicultural diversity. For over 30 years Brantford has hosted the International Villages Festival, where ethnic groups set up villages around the city and offer traditional food, a multitude of cultural activities and share cultural exhibits.
Visit the Brantford • Brant Newcomer Connections portal to find information about this special place to live, work and play.
Brantford • Brant offers big-city living with a small-town feel. The community offers affordable housing in both rural and urban locations, as well as below-average living costs. For more information on housing costs and trends, please visit the Brant section of the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA).
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The Brantford • Brant municipal immigration portal is funded and administered through the Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade, as part of the Municipal Immigration Information Online (MIIO) Program. Visit the Cities and Towns section of OntarioImmigration.ca for more municipal immigration portals.