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WOWC Seeks Manager of Government Relations

The Western Ontario Wardens' Caucus is looking for a Manager of Government Relations. The purpose of the role Manager of Government Relations for the Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus is to support the policy and advocacy work of the organization. This role will report...

Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic on Businesses in Western Ontario 2.0

The Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic on Businesses 2.0 was launched on Tuesday, April 14th by the member Counties of Western Ontario. This second series of surveys determines the shift in the economy since the first series was completed and the impact on our rural...

Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic on Businesses in Western Ontario

The Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic on Businesses in Western Ontario series of surveys were completed between March 19th - April 10th. A total of 1638 businesses completed these surveys in ten (10) Counties in the Western Ontario region. 45% of these businesses will have...

Bruce Power Donates 200, 000 Items of PPE to WOWC Region

The Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (WOWC) will be receiving 200,000 pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) from Bruce Power to be dispersed to front-line community workers in the fight against COVID-19. This is part of Bruce Power’s recent commitment of...

Pandemic Support and Resources

Last updated: June 4th As we collectively work through this challenging period together, we would like to share resources that have been created. Please share these with your networks. Government Resources Government of Canada Federal Government Support for...

Pandemic Business Support and Resources

As we collectively work through this challenging period together, we would like to share business resources that have been created. Please share these with your networks to help ensure that your businesses are prepared to manage through potential escalation of...

SWIFT Issues RFP To Expand High-Speed Internet In Oxford County

Today Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) announced it has taken another important step forward as it issues a Request for Proposal (RFP) for $8.2 million to improve broadband infrastructure in Oxford County. Building on the success of the outcomes of...

Creating Employment Through Investment

Western Ontario Community Futures Contributed by Andrew Wallen Executive Director Western Ontario CFDC Association The Western Ontario Association of CFDCs was incorporated in 2011 but we have been operating as community futures organizations well before then. We...

There is Strength in Numbers

The Bluewater Wood Alliance is Canada’s only managed Wood Manufacturer driven, not-for-profit cluster organization.  Contributed by Mike Baker, Executive Director Bluewater Wood Alliance Clustering has existed for over 30 years in Europe and is modeled after the...

Economic Development moves forward in Western Ontario

Guelph, ON – The Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus is pleased to announce the return of Kate Burns Gallagher as the Executive Director of Economic Development for Western Ontario.  In partnership with the Western Ontario Community Future Development Corporation...

WOWC Seeks Manager of Government Relations

The Western Ontario Wardens' Caucus is looking for a Manager of Government Relations. The purpose of the role Manager of Government Relations for the Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus is to support the policy and advocacy work of the organization. This role will report...

Bruce Power Donates 200, 000 Items of PPE to WOWC Region

The Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (WOWC) will be receiving 200,000 pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) from Bruce Power to be dispersed to front-line community workers in the fight against COVID-19. This is part of Bruce Power’s recent commitment of...

Pandemic Support and Resources

Last updated: June 4th As we collectively work through this challenging period together, we would like to share resources that have been created. Please share these with your networks. Government Resources Government of Canada Federal Government Support for...

Pandemic Business Support and Resources

As we collectively work through this challenging period together, we would like to share business resources that have been created. Please share these with your networks to help ensure that your businesses are prepared to manage through potential escalation of...

Creating Employment Through Investment

Western Ontario Community Futures Contributed by Andrew Wallen Executive Director Western Ontario CFDC Association The Western Ontario Association of CFDCs was incorporated in 2011 but we have been operating as community futures organizations well before then. We...

There is Strength in Numbers

The Bluewater Wood Alliance is Canada’s only managed Wood Manufacturer driven, not-for-profit cluster organization.  Contributed by Mike Baker, Executive Director Bluewater Wood Alliance Clustering has existed for over 30 years in Europe and is modeled after the...

Economic Development moves forward in Western Ontario

Guelph, ON – The Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus is pleased to announce the return of Kate Burns Gallagher as the Executive Director of Economic Development for Western Ontario.  In partnership with the Western Ontario Community Future Development Corporation...