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1 Proposed Implementation Plan June 14 th,

2 Cochrane District Social Planning Council 2

3 – January 2010: Participation in Regional Hub Project – March 2010: Initial meeting with Cochrane District Leadership – Spring 2010: Contextual research on Timmins/Cochrane – August 2010: Focus paper on issues was released – October 2010: Blueprint Planning Day – November 2010: Participant Survey on Action Priorities – January 2011: Action Planning Day on Priorities – February 2011: Set up an Interim Coordinating Committee (ICC) – July 2011: Submitted application to Ontario Trillium Foundation – October 2011: Approval of Ontario Trillium Funding – March 2012: Hired a Full-Time coordinator 3 Background Information

4 Interim Coordinating Committee ICC Members – Mayor Tom Laughren; City of Timmins – David Landers; Cochrane DSSAB – Ellen Sinclair; The Venture Centre – Julie Joncas; The Far Northeast Training Board – Cathy Ellis; Timmins Economic Development Corporation – Caitlyn Lefebvre; Timmins Native Friendship Centre – Sue Yuskow; Porcupine Health Unit – Jean Warren; Porcupine United Way – Anne Vincent; Community Member – Lynn Despatie; Community Member 4

5 Mandate The Cochrane District Social Planning Councils mandate is to enhance and participate in social development in the larger context of community planning by: Promoting community discussion on social and economic issues; Information gathering and sharing; Advocacy, and; Social Awareness. 5

6 Boundaries The Cochrane District Social Planning Council will serve the municipalities along the Timmins/Highway11 corridor (City of Timmins, Matheson, Cochrane, Iroquois Falls, Smooth Rock Falls, Kapuskasing, Mattice, Hearst, and all municipality points in-between). Consideration will be given to the entire Cochrane District. 6

7 Composition Current Interim Coordinating Committee will continue to serve as members of the Social Planning Council Diverse group of community minded individuals Overall membership needs to reflect the district and diversity of the Cochrane District Membership is available through recognized organizations and community members. 7

8 Council Composition 4 Municipality Representatives 1 CDSSAB Representative 1 Community Social Agency Representative 1 Social Support Agency Representative 1 Education/Training Sector Representative 1 Health Sector Representative 1 Cultural Sector Representative 1 Francophone Representative 1 Aboriginal Service Sector Representative 1 Economic Development Sector Representative 2 Members at Large 8 Composition

9 Currently, the Social Planning Council has eight (8) additional seats to fill Nominations will be open to stakeholders shortly CDSPC requires candidates to submit a letter indicating interest in the SPC, as well as relevant linkage's and/or involvement with social issues. 9 Nomination & Selection Process

10 Council Composition 4 Municipality Representatives ( 3 Vacancies) 1 CDSSAB Representative 1 Community Social Agency Representative 1 Social Support Agency Representative 1 Education/Training Sector Representative 1 Health Sector Representative 1 Cultural Sector Representative 1 Francophone Representative 1 Aboriginal Service Sector Representative 1 Economic Development Sector Representative 2 Members at Large ( 1 Vacancy) 10 Vacancy on the Council

11 Priorities Through extensive community forums, and multiple stakeholder interviews the district self identified four main priorities: 1.Holding Our Own 2.Welcoming Community 3.Inclusive Community 4.Supportive & Responsive Community 11

12 Priority Goals 1. Holding Our Own: Young people see Timmins/Cochrane as a place to continue to call home, raise families, build careers and contribute to civic and community life. 2. Welcoming Community: A community prepared to welcome immigrants, newcomers and in-migrants from other parts of the province and Canada to live and work in Timmins/Cochrane 3. Inclusive Community: ‘Closing the distances’ amoungst diverse parts of the population in Timmins/Cochrane to achieve a high level of social cohesion and inclusiveness. 4. Supportive & Responsive Community: A more proactive, collaborative support system that breaks down the silos among service providers for more coordinated deliver of essential health and social supports to the community. 12

13 Work Undertaken To Date: Social Research Policy Analysis & Development Convening & Facilitating Partnership & Collaboration Program Evaluation & Training Community Awareness Economic Development Homelessness Study 211 Initiative Review of Social Assistance CDHSJCC Collaboration

14 Implementation Process & Time Line 14 Project/TaskSteps To CompleteProposed Deadline Responsibility of Task Community Reference Group Meeting -Set up meeting to provide progress update June 2012Coordinator & ICC Design & Implement a Designation Process - Design & implementation designation process to nominate respective members June 2012Coordinator & ICC Receive & Review Nominations -Nominate respective members to the Social Planning Council July 2012ICC Administrative & Structural Arrangements -Finalized administrative & structural arrangements July / August 2012 Coordinator & ICC Orient New Council Members -Develop orientation manual -Orient and train new council members August/ September 2012 Coordinator & ICC/Council Strategic Planning- Prepare a five year strategic plan Fall 2012Coordinator & Council Incorporation Procedures - Investigate incorporation to become a non-profit organization January 2012Coordinator

15 Next Steps Open nominations to fill remaining seats on council Five year strategic plan Work towards identified priorities Investigate non-profit incorporation 15

16 District Strategies CDSPC PrioritiesCommunity Initiatives Holding Our Own - Far North East Training Board - Mayors Youth Council Welcoming Community -Timmins Local Immigration Partnership -Timmins and District Multicultural Centre Inclusive Community -Urban Aboriginal Task Force Research (TNFC) -Bâtissons notre avenir (BNA) Supportive & Responsive Community -211 (Porcupine United Way) 16

17 Contact Information David Landers Co-Chair Cochrane District Social Planning Council Phone:


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