WOWC Advocacy Retains Rural Federal Seat Count 

Southwestern OntarioWestern Ontario will retain their rural federal seat count as part of the federal riding redistribution plan. In the fall of 2022, the WOWC advocated strongly to the Commission to ensure communities of interest remain whole and the importance of maintaining the current rural seat count for the region. 

Under the original proposal, multiple rural communities across the region would not have been kept whole, including but not limited to: Dawn-Euphemia, Zorra, Tillsonburg, Warwick, and Chatham-Kent.

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