Posted on Friday, December 25, 2020 09:48 PM
No bones about it, the Skeletons of Vivian Line are very experienced with lockdown protocol. They are only allowed out of their storage closet each year during the month of October, and spend the remaining 11 months tucked away planning their rib-tickling antics.
But whispers have been heard inside the closet over the last week leading up to Christmas. And with the recent announcement of Ontario heading into a 28-day province-wide lockdown starting December 26, the Skeletons’ chatter has become increasingly...
Posted on Friday, December 11, 2020 02:09 PM
The Province of Ontario has made changes to the rent-geared-to-income (RGI) assistance program that may affect local applicants. The purpose of these changes is to simplify RGI rules, improve waiting lists, and create safer communities. These changes were filed as new regulations under the Housing Services Act, 2011.
One upcoming change affects the Centralized Waiting List (CWL) for RGI assistance (sometimes called the social housing wait list). Previously, applicants on the CWL could turn down...
Posted on Tuesday, December 01, 2020 03:41 PM
Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:39 AM
The City of Stratford Social Services Department, in partnership with local community organizations, has committed to the ambitious goal of ending chronic homelessness in Stratford, St. Marys and Perth County by 2024. The first step in achieving this goal is to reduce the number of individuals experiencing chronic homelessness by 10% this year. We cannot do this alone. We require the support of the community to help our most vulnerable citizens find safe, suitable and affordable housing options.
Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2020 04:24 PM
A Special City Council meeting will be held on Monday, November 16 at 5:00 p.m., to hear all interested persons with respect to the proposed cost-sharing / development agreement with Xinyi Canada Glass Limited. This meeting will be conducted electronically and members of the public can participate in the meeting in the following ways: