Latest Village Voice (The Village of Tansley Woods)

February 28, 2017
- Village Voice
Tansley Woods and Wentworth Heights find new potential along Main Street By Kristian Partington The local general store in any small town is a central place where neighbours bump into each other and share quick updates on life while picking up a few supplies they might need for the pantry, a... Read more
March 29, 2016
- Village Voice
88-year-old A Morris Russell and the story of a life of love, faith and service By Kristian Partington With a blizzard picking up steam outside the Village of Tansley Woods in Burlington on a late afternoon in early March, I find myself in the comfortable apartment of A. Morris Russell, discussing... Read more
March 3, 2016
- Village Voice
Village hosts Gala art show featuring resident artists By Kristian Partington On the evening of March 1 with a late-winter blizzard raging outside, the Village of Tansley Woods shone with warmth as team members and volunteers transformed the Town Hall into a fine art gallery featuring more than 90... Read more
November 17, 2015
- Village Voice
Team members and residents share the wonder of travel By Kristian Partington If one adheres to the stereotypical view of life in elderhood after moving into a retirement home in Ontario, it might be hard to imagine a group of residents embarking to the shores of the Aegean Sea for a Greek odyssey... Read more
August 25, 2015
- Village Voice
CN Tower EdgeWalk is nothing for 90-year-old Tansley Woods resident By Kristian Partington Ted Woodley easily recalls the news clips in 1976 when a 10-ton Sikorsky helicopter carried the final piece of the 102-metre broadcasting tower to the peak of the CN Tower and a brave steel worker fixed it... Read more
July 9, 2015
- Village Voice
Launching The Ruby: The Hidden Gem at Tansley Woods By Kristian Partington There are many things that stand out when Ron Schlegel, the founder and CEO of Schlegel Villages, talks about his parents, Emma and Wilfred. They were hard working, kind people, dedicated to the community around them, he’ll... Read more
June 18, 2015
- Village Voice
By Kristian Partington When Bill Young’s friend, Marg, moved into the Village of Tansley Woods in Burlington about a year ago, Bill couldn’t resist a visit to see if it might be a suitable home for him as well, for his connection to the name Tansley goes back a long, long way. Bill Young in his new... Read more
June 4, 2015
- Village Voice
Make a Wish program at Tansley Woods takes flight By Kristian Partington The nearly full moon still lingers in the dawning sky as the sun creeps up over Kitchener this clear June morning, while from a trailer, a team of three unravel the fabric that will make a dream come true. Tansley Woods... Read more
May 14, 2015
- Village Voice
‘We think of our villages as villages, but we really are a family,’ says Chris Poos “It hit me hard,” says Chris Poos when he thinks back to the morning in early April when he was told his friend, Ty Bakti, would likely not live through the day. They’d seen each other the evening before, and things... Read more
March 19, 2015
- Village Voice
ETAG Online helps residents connect to the digital age By Kristian Partington Digital Technology is a continuously evolving beast, rapidly changing and allowing users to connect with each other in ways that seemed the stuff of science fiction only a generation ago. Children born in the digital age... Read more

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