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

Burford, January 29th, 1925 OYSTER SUPPER AND DANCE: Reserve Wednesday evening, February 4th for the oyster supper and dance, under the auspices of the Burford Lodge of Canadian Order of Foresters, in the Barnea Hall. Supper will be served from 6:30 to 8:30 o’clock. Good music will be provided throughout […]

Burford Years Ago

MPP Will Bouma announced the Ontario government is investing an additional $1,133,400.00 to increase prevention and containment efforts in long-term care homes in Brantford-Brant during the second wave of COVID-19. The new funding will reduce the risk of the virus from entering long-term care homes from the community by covering […]

Investing in Long Term Care Homes in Brant

Chris White appointed GRCA Chair, Sue Foxton appointed Vice-Chair The Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA) has a new chair and vice-chair. Chris White, Mayor of Guelph-Eramosa Township and Councillor in Wellington County, has been appointed Chair and Sue Foxton, mayor of North Dumfries Township, has been appointed Vice-Chair. Both White […]

Chris White appointed GRCA Chair, Sue Foxton appointed Vice-Chair

The Governments of Canada and Ontario marked the signing of a contract for broadband infrastructure that will deliver reliable internet access to nearly 2,465 homes and businesses across Brant County. Both levels of government have each committed up to $1.6 million to create more economic and educational opportunities in rural, […]

Reliable Internet Contract

Betty’s Place Benefits from the Digital Main Street Program The County of Brant’s Digital Main Street Program has been busy supporting Brant businesses to get online. “Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses in the hospitality and accommodation industry have shown tremendous resilience,” said Russell Press, Director of Economic […]

Betty’s Place – Making the News

Winter Active is back in Brant! Visit www.brant.ca/winteractive for information on virtual activities, programs, photo contests and much more! Be sure to enter photo contests by using #brantwinteractive, and tagging @BrantCommunity on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. You may also enter by emailing photos to community@brant.ca Get Out & Get Active […]

Winter Active is back in Brant!

 On Tuesday, Associate Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction, Prabmeet Sarkaria and Brantford-Brant MPP Will Bouma hosted a virtual roundtable to hear from the small business community in Brantford and surrounding areas on how to respond to COVID-19 and help Main Street rebound. The MPPs were also joined by home-based food business owners. “It is critical […]

Ways to Help Small Businesses During COVID-19 

Burford, January 5th, 1950 ONE RELIEF CASE IN BURFORD TOWNSHIP: At the inaugural meeting of the Burford Township Council, Relief Officer W. H. Pinnock reported there was only one family on relief in the Township.      Mr. Pinnock also reported on the Police Protection of the municipality during the past […]

Burford Years Ago – January 2021

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