Nine local officials taking part in AMO

Media Release

August 12, 2021

Chatham-Kent officials attending virtual AMO conference

Nine Chatham-Kent officials will be participating in this year’s virtual Association of Municipalities of Ontario conference being held August 16-18.

Mayor Darrin Canniff and councillors Karen Kirkwood-Whyte, Clare Latimer, Carmen McGregor and Marjorie Crew as well as Chief Administrative Officer Don Shropshire and general managers April Rietdyk, Cathy Hoffman and Gord Quinton will participate.

The conference has more than 40 sessions and presenters, speeches from Premier Doug Ford and party leaders and key ministers.

The municipality will be part of the Western Ontario Wardens Caucus, participating in meetings with cabinet ministers. Discussion will focus on regional economic development and enhancing high-speed fibre networks.

As a member of the Ontario Big City Mayors delegation, Mayor Canniff is meeting with Health Minister Christine Elliott and Associate Minister Michael Tibollo regarding methods to improve mental health and addictions services.

Mayor Canniff played a pivotal role in recommendations put forth by the Mental Health Working Group.



For more information contact:

Darrin Canniff
Municipality of Chatham-Kent
519-360-1998 x 3001

Don Shropshire
Chief Administrative Officer
Municipality of Chatham-Kent
519-360-1998 x 3013

Media Contact:
Jim Blake
Communications Officer
Municipality of Chatham-Kent
519-360-1998 x 3624


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