Infrastructure is Key

Simcoe County Warden Gerry Marshall, Chatham-Kent Mayor Randy Hope, and Wellington County Warden George Bridge at the Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus meeting.

February 12, 2016 - The leaders of southwestern Ontario municipalities are seeking funding to expand the prosperity base of the region. This includes funding the build of the SWIFT network, a ubiquitous, affordable and an accessible regional ultra-high speed (fibre-based) broadband network. They are also seeking sustainable and more predictable funding from other orders of government for critical infrastructure such as roads, bridges, rail and bus transportation, social housing and high speed Intranet.