Posted on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 01:54 PM
The City of Stratford and peopleCare Communities continue to collaborate on the planned development of a new long-term care home in Stratford.
Two City-owned properties have been identified for further discussion: a portion of the Grand Trunk site (also known as the Cooper block), or a property on Vivian Line 37 in the north end of the City.
The new long-term care home is part of an envisioned campus of care inclusive of a range of seniors housing and supports to be developed in stages. Pending due...
Posted on Tuesday, October 04, 2022 01:11 PM
The City of Stratford has named Anne Kircos as its Director of Human Resources effective October 3, 2022.
Ms. Kircos has served as Acting Director of Human Resources in Stratford since April 2021. She has years of progressive leadership and experience in employment law, policy and program development, strategic planning, training, recruitment and selection, health and safety and labour / employee relations.
Since joining the City Ms. Kircos has been an important member of the City’s Corporate Leadership...
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2022 07:59 PM
The City of Stratford is looking for a diverse range of volunteers to lend their unique voices and perspectives to help guide the City’s decision-making by joining various advisory committees and boards.
Community members serving on an advisory committee provide advice and feedback to City Council in a variety of areas, including but not limited to the environment, accessibility, active transportation, heritage and safe communities. Boards have the autonomy to make decisions for the good of their...
Posted on Friday, July 15, 2022 01:14 PM
Effective midnight, Friday July 15, 2022, all open air fires that require a burn permit, as defined in By-law 5-2006, will be prohibited anywhere in the City of Stratford. This does not include backyard recreational fire pits.
This fire ban is being imposed due to the extreme dryness of all vegetation in the City of Stratford. Provincial forest and wild-land fire indicators are all at extreme levels. This ban shall remain in effect until further notice.
Farmers operating within the city limits are...
Posted on Friday, May 20, 2022 10:49 AM
As a result of the highly contagious Avian Influenza (H5N1) affecting wild and domestic birds across Canada and around the world, the City of Stratford is urging residents and visitors not to feed local waterfowl, including geese, ducks and swans.
Hand feeding encourages birds to congregate around food sources, and can increase the probability of transmission of the Avian Influenza virus, also known as the “bird flu.”
Sadly, the City lost one of its young swans earlier this month, and testing has...