Premier, Party Leaders and 21 Ministers to Attend 2016 OGRA/ROMA Combined Conference

TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2016 /CNW/ - Ontario Good Roads Association and Rural Ontario Municipal Association host the Annual Combined Conference, one of the largest annual gatherings of municipal leaders in Canada. Its aim is to reinvigorate public debate about how municipalities will respond to emergent challenges and opportunities.

The Combined Conference Committee is pleased to announce that the Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, will address the delegates on Monday, February 22nd at 3:00 PM.

Twenty-one Ministers have confirmed their attendance to participate in Monday's annual Ministers Forum from 3:45 PM5:00 PM.

In addition to the Forum, Hon. Brad Duguid, Hon. Ted McMeekin, and Hon. Jeff Leal will address the delegates as keynote speakers. Frank Graves, Barbara Finlay, Gary McNamara and Mike Moffatt will also deliver keynote speeches throughout the Conference.

We are also thrilled to hear directly from the Transportation Critics of the Ontario PC Party and the Ontario NDP, Michael Harris and Wayne Gates.

Tuesday, February 23rd

Patrick Brown, Leader of the PC Party of Ontario10:10 AM

Andrea Horwath, Leader of the Ontario NDP – 3:30 PM


Sunday, February 21st

For the second year in a row, the conference program will include

  • Small Town Forum
  • OGRA's Emerging Municipal Leader Forum

And a new Technical Session on  Concrete Overlays

Monday February 22nd and Tuesday February 23rd

Concurrent Workshop topics include:

  • Asset Management
  • Building Better Roads
  • Economic Development
  • Protecting our Environment
  • Social Services
  • Renewing Local Democracy
  • Road Safety and Liability

All keynote addresses will take place in the Canadian Room at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto, Ontario


Premier, Ministers, Party Leaders and Keynotes


2016 OGRA/ROMA Combined Conference


Sunday, February 21st to Wednesday, February 24th


Canadian Room, Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto, Ontario


SOURCE Ontario Good Roads Association

For further information: Colette Caruso, Communications and Marketing, Ontario Good Roads Association, 905-541-7988,


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