The Glengarry News - - News - EOWC meet­ing

The East­ern On­tario Wardens’ Cau­cus (EOWC), at its an­nual in­au­gu­ral meet­ing held in Kingston Jan. 14-15, elected War­den Peter Emon of the County of Ren­frew as the 2016 Chair. Peter­bor­ough County War­den J. Mur­ray Jones was also elected as 2016 Vice-Chair, for a se­cond con­sec­u­tive year.

The cau­cus set its key pri­or­i­ties for the com­ing year, which in­clude con­vinc­ing the prov­ince, Hy­dro One and the ma­jor nat­u­ral gas providers to in­vest in the re­gion’s hy­dro­elec­tric­ity and nat­u­ral gas trans­mis­sion sys­tems and to work­ing in tan­dem with the East­ern On­tario Re­gional Net­work to close the cel­lu­lar net­work and mo­bile broad­band gaps that ex­ist in many ru­ral East­ern On­tario com­mu­ni­ties.

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