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Connor Luczka

Connor Luczka

Connor comes to the Festival City as a reporter for StratfordToday. Originally from London, he is a graduate of Western University and Fanshawe College with experience in print, web, and broadcast journalism

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connor@stratfordtoday.ca

Recent Work by Connor

3,300 Perth County properties served reassessment notices

3,300 Perth County properties served reassessment notices

Last year, Ontario has built about 45,000 new residential homes, according to an update provided by MPAC to county council
Library highlights range of resources this Black History Month

Library highlights range of resources this Black History Month

The Black Lives Matter syllabus, Black Joy, and Black Resistance are the themes of resources Stratford Public Library is highlighting for Black History Month
Tax levy jumps to 7 per cent if expansion projects approved

Tax levy jumps to 7 per cent if expansion projects approved

If all expansion projects are approved, the previously amended tax levy increase of 6.08 per cent will jump to seven per cent
MAT tax meeting answers questions, stakeholders say more info needed

MAT tax meeting answers questions, stakeholders say more info needed

A public meeting about the MAT tax answered some questions but a collective of hotel, motel, and B&B owners are still trying to understand how it will work and would like further opportunities to get more information
City hall elevator up and running, council to return to in-person

City hall elevator up and running, council to return to in-person

After a lengthy wait due to the pandemic, the Stratford city hall elevator is now operational.
Helping with the signs of Stratford: how one citizen is doing his part

Helping with the signs of Stratford: how one citizen is doing his part

Roger Hathaway is raising money for mental health through a poster depicting signs around Stratford. In the spring, he is launching a t-shirt with the same design. He hopes to raise $5,000
Writing becomes therapy for skilled tradesman living with cancer

Writing becomes therapy for skilled tradesman living with cancer

Stephen Medhurst was diagnosed with stage four cancer in 2020. His blog documents his daily life as he gets accustomed to living with cancer - as opposed to dying from cancer
Creation of Sports Tourism Office supported by city council

Creation of Sports Tourism Office supported by city council

After an investigation into the underrepresented sports tourism market, consultants said that Stratford currently has the capacity to host more sporting events. Projections for revenue for the city were not included in the consultants' investigation
Delegates plead with council to do better on attainable housing

Delegates plead with council to do better on attainable housing

Nicole Andre and Jason Davis presented views on affordable and attainable housing to Stratford city council. Andre urged city staff and those involved with the Attainable Housing Market Project to create a list of best practices for community outreach and engagement – specifically public engagement
City council remains online until elevator is certified, operational

City council remains online until elevator is certified, operational

An alternative location at the Stratford Rotary Complex is costly, between $3,500 to $5,000 per meeting, plus lost rental revenue, so Stratford city council will continue virtual meetings