Blue community activists Jennifer Pate and Ray Letheran.
Goderich has become the 19th blue community in Canada.
The town is located on the eastern shore of Lake Huron, is about 230 kilometres directly west of Toronto, and has a population of about 7,500 people.
Councillor Matt Hoy requested the motion to be on the agenda and Jennifer Pate spoke about it at tonight's Town Council meeting. It was on the agenda as: "That Council hereby declare the Town of Goderich as a Blue Community."
After the vote, Pate shared the news with us and said, "Yes! Massive step forward for our lakeshore!"
She was also instrumental in the nearby Village of Bayfield becoming a blue community in October 2014.
The Bayfield resolution states: