We are changing our release What's on the MOVES to the first and third Friday of the month. Our goal is to share information about upcoming events, agency news and relevant announcements with the DC MOVES mailing list. If you have information to share through this bulletin, please contact the DC MOVES Coordinator  Carol Good.



Our new logo for our dynamic collaborative

We are pleased to share our new logo with you. You will be seeing in around - in What's on the MOVES, on our new website and in our published documents. We are still working on a tagline to help communicate our intentions and direction. Stay tuned.
Our plans for the Fall include:
  • Launching the upgraded DC MOVES website
  • Sponsoring a Bridges Out of Poverty Session with Elaine Weir on October 20
  • Presenting a Poverty Reduction Community Summit on November 8 (tentative date)
  • Offering a fourth 2017 DC MOVES Forum in late November (date TBD)

Poverty Reduction
Community Wellbeing
Provincial Investment in
Local Health Care Workforce Planning
We are pleased to announce a new project being led by the Workforce Planning Board of Waterloo Wellington Dufferin ( WPBWWD) designed to help identify and address local health workforce challenges. Starting now, this new and exciting initiative will ultimately result in an action plan which will provide guidance and direction to the provincial government regarding how best to support investment in local health care workforce development priorities in the immediate future.

WPBWWD will be hosting a planning session with Dufferin County health care providers.
When : Tuesday, September 26, 2017 from 11.30 am -1 pm
Where:  Monora Park Pavilion, 500 Monora Park Drive, Mono, ON L9W 0E1
Cost: Free
Refreshments: a light lunch will be provided
To register or to ask for more information on the project, please contact carol@workforceplanningboard.com

A survey of providers is also currently underway.
To provide your input to the project please click here http://fclmpb.fluidsurveys.com/s/WPBhealthcare/

Resource Sharing
Dufferin Board of Trade Update

At the DC MOVES Forum in June, Diana Morris, DBOT General Manager, presented on the organization's purpose, programs and plans. Here are few update highlights from their recent Stakeholder Report.

Promote a regional approach within the County
Source: DBOT August Stakeholder Report

Have you registered yet?

Have you registered for the Volunteer Dufferin website launch? It's on Thursday October 12th, 5 - 7 p.m. at Monora Park Pavilion. Join us for food, fun and fellowship as we unveil the new and improved www.volunteerdufferin.ca And the best news? Joining Volunteer Dufferin will now be FREE! Register for the event here.