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

Submitted by: Rachel Voogd-SpencerOver the course of a 30-year mortgage term, a humble home may save you thousands of dollars as opposed to a more opulent one.Even if you abide in a smaller house than you might have envisioned as a kid, it could still provide wonderful memories while offering […]

Four Fundamental Home Buying Guidelines

Apply for scholarships through the Grand River Conservation Foundation Apply for scholarships through the Grand River Conservation FoundationPost-secondary students who are planning a career in an environmental field may be eligible to apply for one of three scholarships offered by the Grand River Conservation Foundation.The three scholarships, in the amount […]

Grand River Conservation Scholarships

By: Clayton Barker 1940’s view of King Street Burford, looking east. On the right is what is now the Log House restaurant, which was still Wingrove’s Confectionery and lunch counter when this photo was taken. The former Sibbick’s Antiques building (behind the pole) which was demolished around 2017, was a […]

Burford Years Ago

By: Emma JohnstonOn Sunday morning I woke up and my house was sixteen degrees. Freezing, I quickly ran and turned the furnace on for the first time this season. This week has brought the chillier half of our fall weather with cold nights, rain and ugly grey skies.It’s the reminder […]

Snowshoes and Sunscreen

By: Steve BurroughsThe Burford Coyotes are back on the ice as the 2020-21 season began this month. While this season looks different than previous years, it hasn’t changed the excitement and enthusiasm of the players. Teams are adjusting to the fast-paced action of 3-on-3 hockey to comply with Public Health […]

Hockey is Back!

News from the Before & After School Program at BDES The educators at the Burford District Elementary School Before and After School Program are very excited to be reunited with the children once again. Educators are providing a safe and fun environment for everyone under the new public health guidelines […]

Preschool Update


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