ROMA: Connecting Rural Ontario will provide a robust two-day program that addresses topical and important issues facing rural municipalities. To help you plan your participation, below is a rough outline of what you can expect. Please note: this is subject to change and will be updated regularly.

Chantal Hébert, national affairs writer for the Toronto Star, guest for the magazine L’Actualité and a regular commentator on CBC’s The National’s weekly At Issue panel, will open the conference by discussing public policy in the national context.

Monday, January 25 and Tuesday, January 26:

  • Plenary programming: 8:00am - 11:30am
  • Lunch break: 11:30am - 12:30pm
  • Concurrent Sessions:
  • Session A: 12:30 - 1:45pm
  • Session B: 2:00 - 3:15pm