Here’s a chance for landlords to bone up on regulations. The Huron Perth Community Legal Clinic and the City of Stratford are holding an information session. Ellen Balmain, Stratford’s Manager of Housing, says the Act is a complex one: She says they’ll be discussing a variety of things landlords have to deal with: The information […]
At least one group is applauding the Ontario government’s decision to ban flavoured tobacco. The Canadian Cancer Society. Dianne Mohr is the manager of the Society’s Huron-Perth office. She says the prevalence of flavoured tobacco use among young people is one of the reasons the ban is a good thing: Mohr says flavoured tobacco is […]
The Mornington Street bridge will be replaced. The bridge has a unique issue in which the outside concrete is hard, but the interior has softened. At last night’s meeting Stratford city council heard a couple of options to address the situation. Council voted in favour of closing the road so that the bridge can be […]
There’s a road closure in downtown Stratford today. York Street is shut down between Huron and Erie. A watermain has broken and workers are repairing it. York Street should be back open by the end of the day.
It’s been 10 years since Stratford General Hospital became a Breast Assessment Centre. The Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance is celebrating that milestone. It was in 2004 that the hospital met the strict criteria of the Ontario Breast Screening Program to become a diagnosis to treatment facility. Breast cancer is the most diagnosed cancer in Canadian […]
The Grand River Conservation Authority is looking for some local weather watchers. The Authority says a new-to-Ontario volunteer network lets people become “citizen scientists” and share data. That data will help document storms, snow and other weather related information. Anyone interested in signing up or learning more can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or apply […]
The United Way Perth-Huron is making up ground. The organization says it’s raised about 40% of this year’s goal. Stratford Police Chief John Bates is one of the campaign co-chairs. He says a few local businesses have been very successful in raising money: The money raised by the United Way each year goes to support […]
The Upper Thames River Conservation Authority is warning people to stay away from the watercourses. The weekend’s rain combined with the warmer temperatures has caused water levels to rise. They say any flooding will be minor.
It’s Friday, that means it’s time for Stratford Cullitons hockey. It’s not just any other game though. Tonight is Teddy Bear Night. Fans are encouraged to bring a stuffed toy to the game and then throw that toy on to the ice when the Cullitons score their first goal. They’ll then be collected and distributed […]