Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 09:30 AM
To reinforce the serious nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and the potential threat it poses to the community, Mayor Dan Mathieson has declared a State of Emergency for the City of Stratford.
“This declaration recognizes that the health, safety and welfare of Stratford residents is our top priority,” said Mayor Mathieson, “and we want to ensure that we can dedicate all available resources to protecting ourselves against this virus.”
The declaration of a State of Emergency is available to municipalities...
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2020 01:31 PM
The City of Stratford is aware of some racially charged comments and images that were posted on social media over the weekend, and share the community’s outrage and condemnation not only of these posts, but also the sentiments behind them.
We would like to reiterate that Stratford will not tolerate racism and discrimination toward Black, Indigenous and people of colour, and encourage everyone to work together to ensure our community is safe, inclusive and respectful to all citizens.
To help support...
Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2020 03:30 PM
You are being invited to celebrate Canada’s 153rd birthday virtually this year, from the comfort of home.
With gatherings restricted due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Stratford’s Canada Day celebrations will take place online, presenting Dayna Manning’s classic Canadiana storytelling and songs.
Ms. Manning is a Juno-nominated Canadian folk and pop singer-songwriter who lives and works in Stratford.
“Our city has immense local talent,” said Mayor Dan Mathieson, “and it’s a privilege...
Posted on Thursday, April 09, 2020 08:51 PM
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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...