Posted on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 01:39 PM
Construction work is scheduled to begin soon on the Grand Trunk building (at the former Cooper site).
That work will initially focus on the removal of the roof, which is in poor condition. The building’s steel frame and roof trusses will remain, and will be preserved during the first phase of the site redevelopment.
Removal of approximately 100,000 square feet (9,000 square metres) of roofing felt, tar and wood decking will be completed in compliance with a strict Health and Safety Plan developed...
Posted on Monday, January 24, 2022 11:40 AM
Stratford Transit is participating in a new campaign to raise awareness of transit accessibility features, and to encourage customers to consider the needs of others.
This campaign was developed by the Ontario Public Transit Association in partnership with various transit agencies that will also be sharing it to promote compliance with Ontario’s accessibility standards.
The goal is to educate transit riders about accessibility features, such as priority seating and service animals. It also reminds...
Posted on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 09:17 AM
The City of Stratford's Social Services Department is co-ordinating income tax clinics for low income individuals/couples.
To participate, you must have an annual income of $28,000 or less for individuals or $32,500 or less for couples. Disability income received should be included in you total gross income. Please ensure you are within these limits, and note that only current year tax returns can be completed.
You must register in advance by Tuesday, March 8, 2022 by contacting the Social Services...
Posted on Monday, January 17, 2022 03:10 PM
While we recognize the need for outdoor exercise, particularly during the pandemic, we urge residents to please stay off the Avon River/Lake Victoria, as well as the City’s stormwater ponds.
These bodies of water are not monitored for the purpose of winter recreation activities like skating, and may be dangerous.
Posted on Wednesday, January 05, 2022 02:43 PM
Stratford – On January 3, 2022, 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...