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.
Submitted by CGravlev, Friday, January 9, 2015
Chatham-Kent Mayor Randy R. Hope Acclaimed as Chair of Western Ontario Wardens' Caucus
Chatham-Kent Mayor Randy R. Hope is the new Chair of the Western Ontario Wardens' Caucus (WOWC). Mayor Hope was acclaimed to the one year-term at the Annual General Meeting of the Caucus in London today. Warden Tom Bain of Essex County was acclaimed as Vice Chair.
Meeting Highlights from July 23, 2014.
WOWC implements standing committees to enhance engagement opportunities
The new WOWC standing committee structure was recognized as a means of enhancing member engagement, and providing opportunity for greater examination by the membership on matters of particular significance.
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.
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.