Randy Pettapiece and Lisa MacLeod will be taking a tour of EFS-plastics in Listowel tomorrow. The MPPs will be joined by the company’s President and CEO Martin Vogt. They’ll be having a discussion on skyrocketing energy prices. It gets underway at 10:00 a.m.
The Perth District Health Unit is spreading the word on vaccines ahead of National Immunization Awareness Week. Jennifer Beaver is a nurse with the PDHU. She tells us why everyone should get vaccinated: Beaver reminds us that these diseases haven’t disappeared: She reiterates the fact that vaccines are completely safe: Parents keep in mind that […]
A Stratford couple are looking to ban the sale of live lobsters in the city. Cody Sebben and Caitlin Beaudry have gotten 300 people to sign a petition aimed at achieving that goal. Sebben believes it’s a matter of humane treatment for animals: He adds other places around the world have already put bans in […]
For the sixth year in a row some outstanding people will be honoured at the Inspiration Event. Healthcare professionals and caregivers who have shown dedication and commitment to their profession have been nominated for the awards. The nominees come from both Perth and Huron Counties. Inspiration is happening on May 27th at the Zurich Mennonite […]
A Stratford native makes his NHL debut tonight. Former first round pick Joey Hishon will be suiting up for the Colorado Avalanche. The 22-year-old was picked 17th overall in the 2010 draft. Hishon’s Avalanche are taking on the Minnesota Wild in a Game 4 showdown.
The Stratford Tennis Club opens for the season on Saturday. The club is also holding an open house from May 5th to May 11th for anyone interested in signing up. You can find more information about the club at its website.
The MS Walk is coming up next month. Local residents will gather at Stratford Central Secondary School then walk around the Avon River. All funds raised go to support Multiple Sclerosis research and services. Organizer Jim MacMillan says MS is much better known know than it was 30 years ago but that’s not necessarily a […]
If you live in Stratford, you can get rid of your hazardous waste this week and your yard waste next week. You can drop off the hazardous waste at the city landfill site but the yard waste will be picked up at the curb. Ed Dujlovic with the City of Stratford says there’s one item […]
Recent outbreaks of measles and whooping cough in Canada prove the necessity and importance of vaccinations. Completely preventable diseases like the two just mentioned are resurfacing because people aren’t keeping themselves or their children safe with up to date vaccines. With that in mind, next week is National Immunization Awareness Week. If you haven’t already […]
Prepare to be gassed at the pumps. Gasoline prices are heading up. They could hit a three year high today. Ongoing tensions between Russian and Ukraine are blamed for the rise. In Stratford this morning, gas prices range from 134.5 to 134.9 a liter but that’s not going to last. Prices will spike to around […]