Posted on Monday, April 06, 2020 04:36 PM
Stratford – For many people, the COVID-19 pandemic has created feelings of stress, anxiety, uncertainty and fear, and the City of Stratford would like to highlight some of the mental health supports available to our community.
The City of Stratford Social Services Department works in partnership with Family Services Perth-Huron to make a variety of counselling services available to its clients, including support for mental health and wellness. Information about those services is available at http://familyservicesperth-huron.ca/
Posted on Friday, April 03, 2020 04:35 PM
The City of Stratford would like to acknowledge a generous donation of potentially life-saving equipment to help local first responders and front-line workers in the battle against COVID-19.
Several thousand surgical face masks, KN-95 respirator masks and safety glasses arrived in Stratford earlier this week, and will be shared by the Stratford Police Service, the Stratford Fire Department, and other organizations in Stratford and Perth County in need of personal protective equipment (PPE).
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...