WOWC Issues

The WOWC is currently working on the following issues:

  • Broadband - Study to determine the feasibility of a Regional Area Network in South Western Ontario
  • Regional Transportation Study and Passenger Rail 
  • Including broadband as a defined Public Utility within the Municipal Act
  • Sustaining Municipal Provision of Long-term Care 
  • Reduction in Physiotherapy funding
  • Arbitration- the ability to pay and the reasonableness of arbitration decisions relative to other employee group settlements, particularly for rural and small town communities with stagnant population and declining prosperity
  • Newcomer Attraction and Retention for rural communities
  • Local Food regulatory reform required
  • Sustaining the horse racing industry
  • South West Economic Development Fund
  • Wind Turbines – unwilling municipal hosts