The United Way’s Social Research and Planning Council released a report in Stratford this morning. It’s called “Quality of Life in Perth and Huron County”. Ryan Erb is the executive director of The United Way Perth-Huron. He says overall people here are satisfied: Erb says there is a problem when it comes to income though: […]
Randy Pettapiece is celebrating National Seniors Day today. The Perth-Wellington MPP is the Official Opposition Critic for Seniors. He’s having lunch with residents of Anne Hathaway here in Stratford. That’ll be followed by a social hour at 2:20 p.m. at Knollcrest Lodge in Milverton. In a release Pettapiece says “we owe a lot to our […]
Gary Schellenberger says he’ll continue to fight for what’s right, despite his impending retirement. The Perth-Wellington MP spoke in the House of Commons Monday about windmills. Schellenberger said they affect both hydro rates and quality of life: He added rural Ontarians are tired of having their rights ignored: Schellenberger did applaud Health Canada for doing […]
The City of Stratford is reminding you that you can vote online or by phone. Voting in the municipal and school board elections gets underway on October 20th and runs until the 27th. First though you have to be on the Stratford Voters’ list to get your information letter. Visit the city’s website or call […]
It was a tough outing in Kitchener for the Cyclones. Listowel fell to the Dutchmen 6-2 last night. The Cyclones get back at it Friday night when they play host to Elmira.
Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin will be back in Stratford this weekend. Last year McLachlin was in town to lead a mock trial arguing Shylock’s sentence in The Merchant of Venice. On Friday night she’ll have a one-on-one discussion with Peter Mansbridge. McLachlin will then be convening a special panel Saturday morning for an Authorship Appeal. They’ll […]
The Perth Community Futures Development Corporation wants to hear from business owners. It’ll be sending surveys out to owners around the county. They’ll be using the results to come up with a strategy to deal with the area’s labour market challenges. Those challenges include finding skilled labour. You can also fill out the survey online […]
The United Way’s Social Research and Planning Council will be launching a new report today in Stratford. It’s called “Quality of Life in Perth and Huron County”. The report examines where the community is doing well and where it’s fallen behind. It then compares that date to provincial averages. The report says some of the […]
The Perth District Health Unit is reminding parents that the immunization laws for school children have changed this year. Kids who attend school now need whooping cough, chicken pox and meningococcal disease vaccines on top of the others required. Dr. Miriam Klassen with the PDHU reminds us that vaccines are not only safe, but are […]
Here’s your chance to try mountain biking for free. Wildwood and Stratford’s Totally Spoke’d are inviting families out to the conservation area this Saturday. The ride is part of the international “Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day”. It runs from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.