NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS
2022 Municipal Election
For information about the election taking place in your Perth County municipality, select from the links below.
North Perth Municipal Election
Perth South Municipal Election
Creating a Climate for Change Series
Part 3 – GREEN CHRISTMAS
Just sixty-four more shopping days ’til Christmas! Join us for the last in our series, “Creating the Climate for Change”, a panel presentation on ways to celebrate an anti-shopping, sustainable Christmas.
Our guest panel includes Andrew Coppolino food columnist for “The Morning Edition” on CBC Radio One KW, and writer in residence at the Stratford Chefs School; Pamela Coneybeare of La Osa; and Sarah Sylvester owner of the Little Shed Flower Company.
Join us Wednesday November 16, at 6:30 in person at the Stratford Public Library auditorium and online via Zoom. And get inspired for a saner, slower, greener season.
This event is free to attend (either in person or via Zoom) but you must pre-register. Visit the Stratford Public Library website for information and registration.
Video: Youth Speak Out for Climate Action
The latest online Climate Action Community Meeting was held on Earth Day, April 22nd. Titled "Youth Speak Out for Climate Action in Our City," it was an energizing and informative virtual meeting covering a variety of environmental topics and featuring calls to action...
Video: ‘Cars, Convenience & Carbon’ Panel Discussion
The latest online Climate Action Community Meeting was held on March 18th. Titled Cars, Convenience, and Carbon: Practical "moves" to reduce green house gas emissions from transportation, it featured a panel of guest speakers. Transportation is a leading contributor...
Global Climate Strike March 19
On March 19th, youth globally and across the country are taking action. They're demanding that governments and corporations implement a green and just recovery from the pandemic and build a safe and healthy planet for all. Here's the call to action: "What we need are...
Important City Council Meeting Feb 22nd!
UPDATE: Stratford City Council received reports and presentations for two climate items on their meeting agenda on February 22nd. Read a recap of that part of the Council meeting in an article from the Stratford Beacon Herald. The proposed motion was divided into two...
Video: Climate Emergency Community Meeting Feb. 18
Thank you to everyone who attended our virtual Climate Emergency Community Meeting! And many thanks to all the speakers. We had 100 people fill up our Zoom meeting and over 20 people watching live on Facebook. What a wonderful response! If you missed it or would like...
Make the Switch from the Big Five Banks
By Christy Winegarden When I asked the youth activists with Climate Strike Stratford what I can do to help as an adult/parent, they replied “educate yourself”; and I did. I’ve since read the most recent report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...