The John Howard Society is a non-profit agency helping those who are affected by the judicial system. Over the years it has evolved from dealing with issues that emerge in conjunction with incarceration to offering a variety of programs for all facets of individuals from those who are facing allegat
Concerns regarding the long-term care (LTC) situation in North Perth have been hot button topics for local stakeholders and influencers in recent discussions.
Karl Ellis, Executive CEO of the Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance (LWHA) assured the Advance Times in an email on Dec. 14 that vacant shifts in the Wingham hospital's emergency department have been filled and the potential closure as a result of not having physician coverage has been avoided.
Warden James Aitcheson sparked some unexpected discussion on Dec. 2 when he asked Meredith Forget, manager of Economic Development and Tourism, for her thoughts on whether the county should add its voice to concerns over recent changes to Via Rail’s schedule of the eastbound train through Stratford.
MDB Insight presented the results of a Triage Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) study of local businesses to council on Dec. 2. The study was conducted to give a better understanding of opportunities and barriers to businesses in the current environment given the impact of COVID-19.
Council unanimously agreed on Dec. 6 to forward a report to Perth County council to encourage further discussion about safety at the intersection of Perth Road 178 and Line 88, commonly known as Mayne Corners.
When it came time to request reports from North Perth staff on Dec. 6, Coun. Allan Rothwell showed that he was not pleased with some of Premier Doug Ford’s comments when he and Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Steve Clark announced that they have set up a summit on affordable housing which
The mammography unit at Listowel Memorial Hospital will see the implementation of the new equipment in March.
Throughout the year, the Wingham & District Hospital emergency department is staffed with a mixture of Wingham physicians and locum doctors, but Wingham has not been part of the provincial Emergency Department Locum Program (EDLP) for a couple of years.
On Nov. 18, Perth County council took time to recognize a good-news story that symbolizes the work that paramedics do each day.