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QW Council Backs EOWC 7 in 7 Affordable Housing Plan

Published by the Intelligencer - June 15, 2023 Quinte West council has supported the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus' $3.1 billion 7 in 7 housing project, which aims to build 7,000 new units in Eastern Ontario within seven years. The project, which is supported by local councils and provincial and...

Improved Cell Service Now Available in Nine Eastern Ontario Communities

Published by Yahoo Finance - June 14, 2023 Rogers 5G mobile services are now available in nine eastern Ontario communities, including four counties and one single-tier municipality. The announcement is part of the EORN Cell Gap Project, a $300 million public-private partnership to improve and expand cellular services across...
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“7 in 7” Housing Plan

Published by the Quinte News - May 24, 2023 The Eastern Ontario Wardens Caucus reported its plan to build thousands of community rental units over the next several years.A report to Hastings County Council on Wednesday indicates that across the EOWC region, there are 12,000 to 14,000 units on...

Prince Edward County Commits to New Housing Plan

Published by Quinte News - March 15, 2023 Prince Edward County Council has voted unanimously to adopt the “seven in seven” plan to build more affordable housing. The seven in seven housing plan, developed by the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus, is a new strategy to tackle housing shortfalls across...

Plan Calls for 7,000 Affordable Units in Seven Years in Eastern Ontario

Published by The Intelligencer - February 28, 2023 The Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (EOWC) has proposed a $3.1 billion regional housing plan, "7 in 7," to construct 7,000 new affordable rental units in seven years to address the housing crisis. Up to 14,000 people in 13 Eastern Ontario counties...
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Time to Go Big on Affordable Housing

Published by Quinte News - February 27, 2023 Hastings County CAO Jim Pine, County Warden Bob Mullin, and members of the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (EOWC) are launching a "7 in 7" plan to construct 7,000 affordable rental units across Eastern Ontario in seven years. The plan aims to...

Eastern Ontario Regional Network Closing Last Cell Gaps in Hh

Published by My Bancroft Now - February 24, 2023 Hastings Highlands Mayor says there’s work to do in eliminating cell phone gaps in his municipality – but it’s getting there.  Tony Fitzgerald says the work of the Eastern Ontario Regional Network is continuing and by 2025 there should be...

Eastern Ontario Wardens Tackle Issues at Roma 2023 Conference

Published by The Intelligencer - February 03, 2023 The Eastern Ontario Wardens' Caucus (EOWC) has advocated for regional priorities at the Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) 2023 Conference in Toronto. The EOWC, along with 1,400 rural municipal colleagues, discussed affordable housing, healthcare human resources, Ontario health teams' governance, and...

Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus Discussed Regional Housing Plan at ROMA 2023

Published by the Kingstonist - January 31, 2023 The Eastern Ontario Wardens' Caucus (EOWC) has gathered at the Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) 2023 Conference in Toronto to advocate for regional priorities. The EOWC, a non-profit organization representing 13 upper and single-tier municipalities, supports and advocates on behalf of...

Studying the Need for Housing

Published by the Quinte News - January 26, 2023 A study is underway to give a major boost to housing availability in Eastern Ontario. A report to Hastings County Council on Thursday indicated the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus is looking at a plan that would provide 7,000 new housing...

Elmslie Attends First EOWC Meeting as Mayor

Published by the Lindsay Advocate - January 20, 2023 The City of Kawartha Lakes attended the inaugural meeting of the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (EOWC) on January 12-13, 2023. The EOWC met with Members of Federal and Provincial Parliament, the Ontario Government’s Associate Minister of Housing, and discussed joint...

Keeping an Eye on Housing Plans

Published by the Quinte News - January 18, 2023 Hastings County is keeping its eye on Ontario’s recent announcement of more than a million new homes to be built in Ontario. At a recent meeting of the county’s Planning and Development committee, Chief Administrative Officer Jim Pine said it’s...
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Improved Cell Service Now Available in SDG

Published by Choose Cornwall - November 08, 2022 The Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) has expanded 5G mobile services in areas surrounding Maxville, Greenfield, Glen Robertson, and Wendover as part of the EORN Cell Gap Project, a $300 million public-private partnership to improve and expand cellular services across rural...

Eastern Ontario Wardens Gather at Amo Conference in Ottawa for Talks

Published by The Intelligencer - August 29, 2022 The Eastern Ontario Wardens' Caucus (EOWC) attended the AMO 2022 Conference in Ottawa, advocating for strategic priorities such as affordable housing, Ontario Health Teams' governance, and healthcare human resources. The EOWC met with provincial ministers, MPs, and municipal officials to discuss...
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