Posted on Wednesday, June 03, 2020 02:49 PM
To mark this year’s National Health and Fitness Day, an initiative to make Canada the Fittest Nation on Earth, the City of Stratford will host and join in activities to inspire and support all citizens in leading healthier, more active lives.
Recent Stats Canada data reveals only 54% of Canadians aged 12 and over are physically active in their leisure time.
“During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s understood how challenging it can be to remain active,” said Mayor Dan Mathieson. “Everyone has had...
Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 08:38 PM
On March 22, the Province of Ontario made provisions for certain child care centres to remain open to support health care and other frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Spaces are allocated in order of application and are only available to those on the list of workers eligible for emergency child care who have exhausted all other possibilities for child care. The list of eligible workers is available on the Province of Ontario’s website at https://www.ontario.ca/page/child-care-health-care-and-frontline-staff
Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:27 AM
In order to provide some relief from the extreme heat this week, especially for our most vulnerable citizens, the City of Stratford has opened a cooling centre in the lobby of the Community Hall at the Rotary Complex at 353 McCarthy Road West.
The air conditioned facility will be open to the public today (Wednesday, May 27) until 7 p.m., and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The #3 McCarthy bus will stop at the Community Hall during that period.
There are washrooms on site, and water is available.
Posted on Friday, May 15, 2020 05:00 PM
Stratford – On March 22, the Province of Ontario made provisions for certain child care centres to remain open to support health care and other frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Monday, April 27, spaces became available at Anne Hathaway Day Care Centre in Stratford from 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. for children aged 12 months to 12 years. These spaces were allocated in order of application, and were only available to those on the list of workers eligible for emergency child care who had exhausted...
Posted on Friday, May 08, 2020 10:56 AM
The City of Stratford will proceed with the reconstruction of a 1.6-kilometre stretch of Huron Street after receiving $3 million in funding from the Province of Ontario.
The Connecting Links funding, which helps municipalities repair and maintain roads and bridges that connect to provincial highways, was announced on Thursday, May 7 by Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece.
“This much-needed and much-appreciated funding will help renew a key piece of the City’s infrastructure,” said Mayor Dan Mathieson.