Community News from St. Marys and area.

United Way distributed $800,225 in pandemic relief to frontline agencies and individuals

United Way Perth-Huron (UWPH) announced the organization distributed $800,225 to support vulnerable and newly vulnerable people across Perth and Huron during the COVID-19 pandemic. “COVID-19 is a global crisis, but it affected so many individuals right here in Perth and Huron,” said UWPH Executive Director Ryan Erb. “We were able to utilize UWPH’s organizational strength…

O’Toole names Nater to Shadow Cabinet

Last week, the Honourable Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives appointed the Official Opposition’s Shadow Cabinet. Perth—Wellington Member of Parliament, John Nater will serve as Shadow Minister for Rural Economic Development. “I am honoured to join the Shadow Cabinet under Erin O’Toole’s leadership,” said Nater. He added “Erin understands the concerns of Canadians living in…

Jenna McCartney named new Town Clerk

The following is a report presented to Council at their last meeting: Earlier this year, the Town was the successful recipient of a Provincial modernization grant. This grant was used to hire KPMG to complete an organizational modernization and efficiency review project. The project is underway, and has the following objectives: Objective #1: Review how…