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

Last Monday was my oldest son’s twelfth birthday. We have always loved birthdays in our home.  However, my son had… 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 my husband and I had two nights child free. We haven’t had a night away for two… 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

The Burford Post Office Building: Part 2 Over two centuries ago, when Burford was part of a vast wilderness in the newly settled Province of Upper Canada, there wasn’t a special building dedicated to the Postal service. Only a log constructed dwelling of an early settler, which also served as […]

Burford Years Ago –

Three local women are inviting local residents to make a significant contribution to serving the needs of people in Brant County, all from the comfort of their own homes.  The idea of a giving circle — where individuals pool their money and donate to one cause — certainly is not […]

100 People who Care Brant County

The City of Brantford is pleased to announce new and FREE virtual online programs for older adults beginning Monday, March 1, 2021. The new program called Art Your Service, allows older adults to stay connected while having fun and learning new activities. “We are thrilled to offer this new and […]

Art your Service

The City of Brantford and the County of Brant are pleased to announce the return of the Healthy Kids Passport to Healthfrom March 13 to 28, 2021. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this free program will be offered virtually this year for children in Brantford and the County of […]

Healthy Kids Virtual Passport to Health

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

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