Published by the Pembroke Observer – January 25, 2023
The Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (EOWC) has appointed Renfrew County Warden Peter Emon as the 2023 chairman and Peterborough County Warden Bonnie Clark as the vice-chairwoman. Emon, a social work graduate, has served as the warden for the County of Renfrew and the reeve of the Town of Renfrew, and previously served as the mayor of Greater Madawaska Township.
During the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus inaugural meeting, the members met with members of federal and provincial Parliament to discuss priorities, in particular housing, broadband, and economic development. In the photo from left, Associate Minister of Housing Michael Parsa, Mayor Steve Ferguson, Warden Mandy Martin, Warden Tony Fraser, MPP Nolan Quinn, Vice-Chair Bonnie Clark, MPP Stéphane Sarrazin, MPP Ted Hsu, Warden Normand Riopel, MP Cheryl Gallant, Chair Peter Emon, Warden Peter McLaren, Warden Liz Danielsen, Warden Ron Vandewal, Mayor Doug Elmslie, Warden Bob Mullin, Warden Nancy Peckford, MPP Ric Bresee, MP Francis Drouin, and MPP Todd Smith.