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The Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus presents the conference with a goal of providing relevant, dynamic programming and opportunities to share knowledge and best practices to enhance opportunities and successes, along with many opportunities for networking.  With four streams (Housing, Workforce, Mental Health & Addictions and Economic Development), we have a great line-up of sessions of interest for all our delegates.


Featuring Keynote Speaker, Paul Wells

Acclaimed Political Journalist

Paul Wells is one of Canada's leading political journalists. For 19 years,
he was the lead political columnist at Maclean's magazine, and he's also
written for the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, and the National Post.
Paul is a bestselling author and a regular political commentator on both
the French- and English-language CBC networks. His new subscription
newsletter is already one of the most widely read political newsletters
in Canada.

This fall, with the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the
University of Toronto, Paul will launch The Paul Wells Show, a podcast
and live interview series with some of the country's leading

Who Should Attend?

 A diverse group of elected officials, municipal staff including administration, planners, social services and economic development professionals, municipal service providers, provincial and federal partners. 

Why Should You Attend?

OWMC presents an incredible opportunity for extended networking with attendees!


7:30AM: Registration and Welcome Breakfast

8:30AM: Welcoming Remarks

9:00AM: Keynote Speaker - Paul Wells

10:00AM: Networking and Information Fair

10:30AM: Concurrent Sessions

11:15AM: Networking and Information Fair

11:45AM: Concurrent Sessions

12:30PM: Lunch

1:30PM: Networking and Information Fair

2:00PM: Plenary Speaker

3:00PM: Plenary Speaker

4:00PM: Closing Remarks

Conference Fees

Ticket Type Price
Early Bird Conference Pass $200
Full Conference Pass $300

Hotel Room Block

Book your hotel room in our hotel room block by September 16, 2024! To book your room please click here. Or call the hotel at 519-351-1100 and use code WWC.

Sponsorship/Exhibitor Booths

Are you interested in sponsoring the OWMC or participating as an exhibitor? Please click here for more information.


Start: October 25, 2024
7:30 a.m.
End: October 25, 2024
4:00 p.m.

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