Posted on Tuesday, May 04, 2021 10:22 AM
The City of Stratford has been recognized by the Share the Road Cycling Coalition with an honourable mention as part of its Bicycle Friendly Communities award program.
The awards celebrate communities across Canada who have taken steps to support a growing interest in cycling. Judges evaluate a community based on achievements in engineering, education, encouragement and evaluation/planning, and provide feedback in the form of a report with recommendations for improvement.
In Stratford, groups like...
Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021 10:29 AM
On April 12, the Province of Ontario announced the provision of emergency child care for eligible essential workers for their school-aged children.
In Stratford, Perth County and St. Marys, these spaces will be allocated in chronological order from application date and will only be available to those who are listed by the Province of Ontario as workers eligible for emergency child care. Eligible families will also be required to have exhausted all other possibilities for child care. The targeted...
Posted on Friday, February 12, 2021 11:22 AM
The City of Stratford’s Building Services Division is set to launch a new electronic permit system that will make it easier and more efficient to submit and review building permits.
The new CityWide Permits portal, which will be available starting February 16, 2021, will accept submissions for all types of building permits, and will also allow for the electronic submission of heritage alteration, driveway alteration and pool applications.
Digital submissions eliminate the need for staff to scan or...
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 Tuesday, January 26, 2021 10:20 AM
The Ontario government has announced expanded eligibility for Emergency Child Care.
New additions to the list of those eligible for Emergency Child Care include: