NORFOLK COUNTY, ON, Jan. 29 /CNW/ - Executive Chair of the South Central
Ontario Region (SCOR), Dennis Travale, expressed pleasure at the breadth and
scope of attention paid to the economy of Southern Ontario in the federal
"The SCOR Executive and the organization's stakeholders look forward to
an invigorated and continued in-depth collaboration with federal and
provincial government decision makers to ensure success," Mr. Travale added.
"Our municipal partnership will be well positioned to collaborate as the new
Southern Ontario Development Agency (SODA) is established. More than 100
community leaders, business minds and strategic thinkers are currently working
on SCOR's action plans."
"A secure economic future for Southern Ontario will become a reality if
we all work together, by harnessing the collective wisdom and energy of SCOR
and other regional economic development organizations, including the Community
Futures Development organizations, the Southwestern Ontario Economic Alliance
(SWEA), federations of agriculture, chambers of commerce, tourism associations
and our government partners," he explained.
SCOR is a partnership of the five Counties of Brant, Elgin, Middlesex,
Norfolk and Oxford. The partnership recognizes that a regional approach to
economic development is important to improving the vitality and sustainability
of our communities. South Central Ontario Region comprises 9,885 square
kilometres of land. For more information, visit www.scorregion.com.
For further information:
For further information: Media Contacts: Dennis Travale, Chair, SCOR
Executive Committee, Phone: (519) 426-5870 ext. 1220; Stephen Molnar, Vice
Chair, SCOR Executive Committee, Phone: (519) 842-6428 ext. 3234