Stratford News Rural affairs minister cancels visit to Stratford SHARE ON: Ethan Rabidoux, staff Monday, Mar. 24th, 2014 Rural Affairs Minister Jeff Leal was supposed to be in Stratford this afternoon. He was slated to make an announcement in the Perth County Building Courtroom at 3:45pm. This event has been cancelled. There’s no word yet on whether or not it will be rescheduled.