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Warden Case Acclaimed Chair

County of Lambton Warden Todd Case Acclaimed as Chair of Western Ontario Wardens' Caucus

County of Lambton Warden Todd Case is the new Chair of the Western Ontario Wardens' Caucus (WOWC).  Warden Case was acclaimed to the one year term at the group's Annual General Meeting in London Friday.  Norfolk County Mayor Dennis Travale was acclaimed as Vice Chair.

Organizational Design and Capital Structure Facilitation RFP Released

A new bid opportunity, RFP-WOWC-01-13 Organizational Design and Capital Structure Facilitation, is available.

Description of project: The Western Ontario Wardens Caucus (WOWC) has issued this RFP for Organizational Design and Capital Structure Facilitation. If you are interested in this opportunity, please log onto the Grey County website (http://www.grey.ca/purchasing) to download the documentation.

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Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus Takes SWIFT Action: Endorses Regional Area Broadband Network Proposal

Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (WOWC) supports creation of ultra-high speed, high capacity regional broadband network for southwestern Ontario.

A WOWC- commissioned feasibility study has demonstrated the critical need for a regional broadband network in Southwestern Ontario.

Draft Feasibility Study Released

The Western Ontario Warden's Caucus today released a draft copy of the feasability study completed by Campbell Patterson Communications. The broadband steering committee and the consultants have been presenting the report to interested stakeholders since the report was received by the Caucus at their August meeting.  The report has been redacted so that costing and other proprietary information have been removed.

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Broadband Feasibility Study received by Wardens

Campbell Patterson Communications delivered a draft of the broadband feasibility report to the Wardens' Caucus at their meeting in Ottawa at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario conference.  The report was officially received by the caucus and will now be circulated with interested stakeholders for comment.  A final draft of the report will come back to the Wardens' meeting on October 18th in London.

Study Aims to Improve Rural Internet Access

Improving high-speed Internet access for rural residents of southwestern Ontario is the goal of a new feasibility study involving University of Guelph researchers.

Working with the Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (WOWC), the Guelph team will survey public-sector organizations, businesses, farmers and residents about their needs for scalable, ultra-high-speed broadband and the availability of network infrastructure. 

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