By: Clayton Barker 1982 sketch showing the J. & H. VanKooten shop at #106 King Street (now partly demolished / removed). The former Hearne’s Hall building (second floor as shown) was originally located to the right of this site and served as a community hall where some exhibits for the […]

Burford Years Ago

Heather Keam was inducted as the president of the Burford Optimist Club last Monday evening. Heather met with The Burford Advance to share her vision for the club and the ways she hopes to engage with the Burford community. Her vision is to see Burford flourish and thrive! She wants […]

Community is the Answer

Submitted by: Rachel Voogd-SpencerMost people, when they think of life insurance, might think of two types: Term Life Insurance and Whole Life Insurance.There are two types of policies, but it’s more accurate to think of them as temporary or permanent. It’s kind of like renting an apartment vs. buying a […]

What You Need to Know About Permanent Life Insurance

By: Rebecca KuchockiWhenever I listen to a children’s orchestra, I learn. They feel everything, they enjoy everything, and they haveamazing energy. – Gustav Dudamel Playing viola in orchestras has been a part of my life for almost as long as I can remember. The opportunitiespresented from childhood through to university […]

This Orchestra Wears Many Hats

The Holy Trinity Anglican Church fifties themed Drive in Diner was a roaring good time! With fun music, great food andservers in period costume, the night was a great success.A huge thank you to all the amazingvolunteers and the communitymembers for their support!

Holy Trinity Drive in Diner

The Brant Community Healthcare System has shared the following update:The Brant Community Healthcare System has moved COVID-19 testing operations to the Brantford Civic Centre Auditorium located at 79 Market Street South. The COVID-19 Assessment Centre has expanded hours, additional staff and updated booking options to address higher demand for testing. […]

The Brant Community Healthcare System has moved COVID-19 testing Operations to the Brantford Civic Centre

By: Stewart JeansMy parents, Pam and Thom Reavie, moved our family from Toronto to Burford in the spring of 1969. To be honest, I wasn’t happy about it, but eight year olds don’t get a vote. The house on Maple Ave. South was a bleak light grey colour. The constant […]

Saying Goodbye to Burford

By: Clayton Barker King Street looking west from in front of what is now The Log House Restaurant, c1925 (L.A.C photo) Sept. 17th, 1925 The Canadian federal election of 1925 was held on October 29 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons of the 15th Parliament of Canada. […]

Burford Years Ago

Sisters Rylan, age eight and Malia age 6 are a committed pair of Earth Rangers. Earth Rangers is a program run through Environment Canada helping kids complete special eco-friendly missions while learning valuable lessons and helping lead change in their communities.The Scotland based sisters have recently completed a battery collection […]

Meet the Nature Queens!


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