Posted on Monday, July 26, 2021 05:32 PM
On July 26, 2021, Stratford City Council agreed to a four-year collective agreement with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 636, representing Stratford Water Division employees.
The agreement is effective from May 1, 2021 to April 30, 2025, and has been ratified by members of IBEW Local 636 – Water Division.
“We are very pleased to have reached a four-year agreement that is fair to our valued Water Division team, and to the City of Stratford,” said Chief Administrative...
Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 09:27 AM
The Salvation Army recently opened a Housing Resource Centre for residents in Stratford, Perth County, and St. Marys.
The Centre, funded by the City of Stratford Social Services Department, helps people to find and maintain permanent housing, and focuses on individuals and families who are experiencing housing instability, homelessness, or are at risk of homelessness.
The Centre has locations in both Stratford and Listowel, but due to pandemic lockdown orders, services are currently being provided...
Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:39 AM
The City of Stratford Social Services Department, in partnership with local community organizations, has committed to the ambitious goal of ending chronic homelessness in Stratford, St. Marys and Perth County by 2024. The first step in achieving this goal is to reduce the number of individuals experiencing chronic homelessness by 10% this year. We cannot do this alone. We require the support of the community to help our most vulnerable citizens find safe, suitable and affordable housing options.
Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 09:48 AM
Starting this Friday, July 24, and continuing through to the end of August, the Lions Pool will host free swimming during family swim programs at 2:15 p.m. and 6 p.m. An anonymous organization will sponsor the swims, supporting children and families to enjoy the water at no cost.
Admittance to the family swims are on a first-come, first-serve basis with a maximum of 40 individuals in the pool at any one time.
The City of Stratford takes the health and safety of Lions Pool patrons and staff seriously....
Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2020 04:30 PM
STRATFORD - The Stratford Lions Pool opened for the summer season on Friday, July 10. To meet current government regulations to stop the transmission and spread of germs (including COVID-19), a new summer swim program is being offered.
The swim schedule includes reservable lengths, private swim AquaPods for a maximum of 5 persons within the same social bubble, water fitness classes, and limited capacity open family swims.
The health and safety of patrons and staff is of utmost importance. Those...