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

Update from our MayorDavid Bailey – We have done a great job in Brant to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We understand that strength comes from collective action, and we will continue to be diligent.Alongside the Province of Ontario, the County of Brant is taking a cautious and balanced approach […]

Update from Mayor David Bailey

William “Bill” Johnston of Burford passed away peacefully on May 25 at St. Joseph’s Lifecare Center in Brantford in his 69th year. Bill was the adoring husband of Betty (nee Stickle) for 46 years, and loving father of: Matthew of Ferndale, MI, and grandchildren Mason and Austin; David (Emma) of […]

William Johnston – Obituary

Rachel Voogd-Spencer A financial strategy is many things.It’s not just a budget. In fact, a solid financial strategy is not… 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

Financial Strategy, The Importance of Having One

By: Clayton Barker Apr. 8th, 1915The Burford Advance LOCAL AND PERSONAL:Wm. R. Smilie, principal of the public school, attended 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

A few weeks ago, I had a dream about my father-in-law. We were sitting at a large wooden table, surrounded… 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

Carrying the Baton

In Loving Memory OfJane Louise HorneyMay 4, 1957 – May 23, 2000 Missing You AlwaysYou never said I’m leavingYou never said Goodbye.You were gone before we knew itAnd only God knows why.In life I loved you dearlyIn death I love you still.In my heart I hold a placeThat only you […]

In Loving Memory

County of Brant Partners with Equal Ground Community Gardens The County of Brant has been selected to participate in a pilot project to help expand the Equal Ground Community Gardens program.“Equal Ground Community Gardens has been initiating community gardens in the area since 2009,” said Jake Cerson, Community Development Coordinator […]

Equal Ground Community Gardens

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