Posted on Friday, April 03, 2020 09:23 AM
To the Stratford Community,
We continue to feel the effects in our community of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has changed all of our lives dramatically in the last few weeks.
There are a number of organizations in Stratford and the surrounding area that are working together in an effort to lessen the impact of COVID-19 locally, and provide some support – both social and economic – for those who have been most affected by it.
Stratford’s Social Services Department continues to work...
Posted on Friday, April 03, 2020 09:00 AM
Stratford’s designated tourism season is May 1 to November 12 each year and does not extend to the Easter Holiday Season.
Shoppers and merchants are reminded that under the Retail Business Holidays Act, both Good Friday – April 10, 2020 and Easter Sunday – April 12, 2020, are among the designated holidays annually when most retail stores must be closed.
Minimum fines for opening businesses on prohibited days of retail operation are $500 for the first offence, $2,000 for a second offence...
Posted on Thursday, April 02, 2020 04:14 PM
The City of Stratford is working with the business community to spearhead a special COVID-19 Economic Support and Recovery Task Force that will develop immediate and long-term actions to support local industry, small business and the workforce across all sectors.
Co-ordinated by investStratford, the task force will bring together a number of partners, including the Stratford & District Chamber of Commerce, Stratford Tourism Alliance, the Stratford City Centre Business Improvement Area, local...
Posted on Wednesday, April 01, 2020 04:20 PM
Stratford – The City of Stratford Social Services department and many community partners have taken action to support the health and safety of vulnerable people affected by COVID-19 in the communities of Stratford, Perth County, and St. Marys.
That includes efforts to address both the immediate and long-term impacts of the pandemic.
Help Do Local Good
A partnership between the City of Stratford and the United Way Perth-Huron, this initiative involves a new website (www.helpdolocalgood.ca) that brings...