The Burford and Area Business Association (BABA) along with downtown Burford Businesses, local churches and service groups are working diligently to bring about a special Holiday Open House on Friday November 27 from 6-9 PM. With almost twenty stores, restaurants and service industries open late and offering a wide variety […]

Embracing the Season, Supporting Local: Holiday Open House

Join the Healthy Kids at Home Fall Challenge Kids and families in Brantford and the County of Brant are invited to participate in the Healthy Kids at Home Fall Challenge. Each week, for the next five weeks, a new photo contest will be featured, offering a chance for participants to […]

Healthy Kids At Home

By: Clayton Barker Burford, August 6th, 1914 MILITARY BAND CONCERT AND TATOO, AT BURFORD TO-NIGHT Local Regiments Are In Readiness.:(Brantford Courier Aug 5)Col. M. F. Muir of the 25th Brant Dragoons announced to-day that the regiment was being recruited up to war strength, “If we are needed every man is […]

Burford Years Ago

I heard on the radio recently that 1 in 5 adults in Canada have never made an entire meal from scratch! Think of it, 20% of all adults 18 and older have never made a roast dinner or made their own cabbage rolls or baked their own bread. Oh, people […]

Changing the Statistics

Well Halloween was just the best! Not only did it snow for the first time, the toddlers also got to dress up in their Halloween costumes and get candy! The toddlers all practiced saying “trick or treat” and “thank you” to one another as treats were handed out in friends […]

Halloween Dress up at the Preschool

By: Clayton Barker 1940’s the Burford Armoury. Note the cannons in the front and the white-painted posts along William Street (St. William today). Photo from Clayton Barker’s personal collection. The Brantford ExpositorNov. 2nd, 1942 BURFORD TOWNSHIP EXCEEDS OBJECTIVE:It was announced at Victory Loan headquarters this afternoon at 2:45 p.m., that […]

Burford Years Ago

I’ve recently stumbled across a CBC television program called Still Standing. This weekly program follows Newfoundlander Jonny Harris as he visits small rural towns across Canada. His goal is to explore places that have been hit hard by economic difficulties, issues of race, tragedies, extreme weather or other hurdles that […]

Still Standing


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