Kate Courtnage grew up in Harley. A farm girl at heart, she has always loved animals, rural living and has a sense of adventure. After high school ,she went out west to explore other parts of Canada and spend time with her sister. Harley eventually called her home, so she […]

Harley’s Hounds: Absolutely “Pawsome!”

Local woodworker, contractor and home inspector Mark Aniol has turned his love of woodworking into stunning works of art. His beautiful charcuterie boards and custom pieces started as a passion project but became so popular that his ‘hobby’ quickly grew into something much more substantial. Watermark Boards is now a […]

Watermark Boards: Woodworking with Heart

We are excited to offer a Virtual Fair this year at the Burford Fairgrounds. The Burford Agricultural Society and Burford Fair are saddened by the restrictions of COVID and not being able to celebrate your Thanksgiving weekend with you! That said – The Burford Fair is coming to you virtually. […]

Virtual Burford Fair

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

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

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!

By: Emma JohnstonRecently installed outside the Burford Branch of The County of Brant Public Library is a locally crafted and inscribed wooden bench. The bench is in honour of Bill Johnston, owner and editor of The Burford Times, an independent newspaper that published locally for over thirty years. Bill passed […]

A Bench of Honour

The second weekend in September has been the Burford Community Garage Sale Day for over thirty years. Officially starting in… 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 Empty Streets of Burford


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