Founder of Brabant Newspapers, now Hamilton Community News, passes away

Roger Brabant, who was the founder of Brabant Newspapers, died this past weekend. He was 89.

Defined as an 'old school newspaperman', the legacy of Brabant's business efforts continue to this day. The Hamilton Community News is an offspring of his newspaper empire.

You can read an excellent piece about Brabant, and his legacy in southwestern Ontario's newspaper history here.