The Eastern Ontario Wardens' Caucus

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The region’s voice for 103 rural municipalities.

The EOWC's Priorities

Read more about this year’s priorities and advocacy

EOWC Regional Initiatives

Working on behalf of 800,000 residents across rural eastern Ontario.

EOWC Resources

Learn more about the issues and opportunities in eastern Ontario and the EOWC’s involvement and advocacy.

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Population Served

Local Municipalities

Strategic Priorities

Each year in March, the EOWC hosts a strategic planning meeting to establish new priorities for the coming year. In addition to its main priorities, the EOWC selects continued advocacy items that the caucus supports on an as needed basis based on past priorities and the current political environment.

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Learn More About Our Initiatives

Regional Initiatives

The advocacy work of the EOWC has been executed through position papers, financial analyses, as well as mapping, forecasts, meetings, presentations, and service on boards and committees.


Browse our library of resources to better understand the issues and opportunities eastern Ontario faces and how the EOWC works to improve the lives of it’s citizens and business entities.

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About the EOWC

Since its inception, the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (EOWC) has worked to support and advocate on behalf of the residents across rural eastern Ontario. The EOWC covers an area of approximately 50,000 square kilometres from Northumberland County to the Québec border, and includes 13 upper-tier and single-tier municipalities as well as 90 local municipalities.