As part of the provincial response to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, on March 22, 2020, the Ministry of Education announced plans to further support health care professionals and other essential frontline workers, including doctors, nurses, paramedics, firefighters, police, and correctional officers, as well as other essential workers, with access to safe, local emergency child care throughout the duration of the pandemic.

Emergency Child Care to be provided for local Essential Workers

Below is a transcribed version of the statement made by Dr. Elizabeth Urbantke, Acting Medical Officer of Health, on April 10, 2020.  I want to first start by giving everyone an update of where we stand as far as key statistics. In Brant, we currently have: 60 Lab confirmed positive cases […]

Brant Covid-19 Numbers

For our social, fun loving and active twelve-year-old, missing out on a party and not seeing his grandparents made the… You must be logged in to view this content. Please Log-In or Subscribe to view the content. If you need support contact us at editor@burfordadvance.com. Log-In Subscribe

The Making of a Great Day

The Burford and area businesses have all been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. With everything from having to completely… You must be logged in to view this content. Please Log-In or Subscribe to view the content. If you need support contact us at editor@burfordadvance.com. Log-In Subscribe

Adapting and Rising Above

This past weekend was no different. We waved at our first apartment as we drove by, we checked out the… You must be logged in to view this content. Please Log-In or Subscribe to view the content. If you need support contact us at editor@burfordadvance.com. Log-In Subscribe

Editorial March 12 2020

I’ve set up a lovely little office in our basement. The office is cozy and well organized, though somewhat inconveniently located beside/in my kids’ TV room. This is the space where, in any normal situation I would send my noisy kiddos to the basement to play video games and scream […]

Editorial – April 2 2020

On Saturday March 21st, local clergy gathered in downtown Burford for a time of prayer for the health and well-being of the community and the world. Recognizing that worship services can no longer take place as they used to, local faith-based leaders are doing what they can to reach out […]

Praying for Strength and Healing

Editorial from Nov 9 2017I remember the surge of energy that washed over me as I entered through the doors of BDHS on my first day of grade nine. The school was virtually pulsing with energy and hormones and I was awed by the enormity of the building and the […]

Locker 510

By: Clayton Barker The Burford Bakery on King Street Burford. This building had originally been the livery barn for the… You must be logged in to view this content. Please Log-In or Subscribe to view the content. If you need support contact us at editor@burfordadvance.com. Log-In Subscribe

Burford Years Ago

Migrant Agricultural Workers’ CommunityBRANT — LYNDEN — NORFOLK On behalf of our network of friends and supporters, I wish to… You must be logged in to view this content. Please Log-In or Subscribe to view the content. If you need support contact us at editor@burfordadvance.com. Log-In Subscribe

From The Vineyard…

On Thursday July 2nd, Deanna’s Barber Shop in downtown Burford opened their doors to the public. With barely a delay… You must be logged in to view this content. Please Log-In or Subscribe to view the content. If you need support contact us at editor@burfordadvance.com. Log-In Subscribe

Deanna’s Barber Shop – A Very Successful Opening

Dear Editor, To Whom it May Concern, Perhaps by the time this makes the paper our Burford CIBC Bank might actually be open. Either way, there is a phone number which you can call to voice your opinion about it being closed. I think it’s called “Client Care”. Be prepared […]

Letter to the Editor

Burford Fair Postponed until Fall 2021 It is with heavy hearts that the Board of Directors of the Burford Agricultural Society announce the postponement of the 160th Burford Fall Fair on ThanksgivingWeekend.This was a very difficult decision to make, but the health and wellbeing of our visitors, volunteers, vendors and […]

Burford Fair Postponed

Converting RRSPs to RRIFs in Retirement Submitted by: Jennifer DanielIf you use RRSPs for retirement savings, you should become familiar with the term RRIF. While RRSPs stand for “Registered Retirement Savings Plans” and represent the savings vehicle to help you accumulate wealth prior to retirement, a RRIF, or “Registered Retirement […]

Converting RRSPs to RRIFs in  Retirement

Since we are all currently residents of Canada, and this week is a week to celebrate our Country, The Burford Advance wanted to offer up some important and interesting information about the Country we all call home.Canadian Food:Traditional Canadian foods are generally thought of as: Maple syrup, potatoes, poutine, Canadian/back […]

Happy Canada D’eh

By: Clayton Barker 1915 street scene looking west on King Street, showing the south side of the block near the main intersection. The first stand-alone bakery building location was in the building 2nd from the left, which is now Betty Johnston’s B&B and residence.(Photo from Cal Loomis of The Burford […]

Burford Years Ago

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