ABOUT THE CDSPC
The Cochrane District Social Planning Council is an independent, non-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors. As a partner for sustainable social development, we work to advance the Cochrane District’s individual and collective social well-being, through action-oriented projects, leadership, research, awareness-building and innovation. We are working toward establishing a supportive and inclusive environment that enables all residents to reach their full social potential.
We advance our District’s individual and collective social wellbeing through informed leadership, collaboration, research, awareness-building and innovation.
The CDSPC’s 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.
We live in a supportive and inclusive environment that enables all residents of the Cochrane District to reach their full social potential.
Our Core Values:
- Encouraging Communication and Engagement
- Fostering Community
- Valuing and Respecting Diversity
- Promoting Collaboration
- Ensuring Sustainability and Accountability
- Taking a Regional Perspective
How We Accomplish This:
- Planning and Research
- Sustainability and Governance
- Awareness and Community Engagement
- Social Project Identification
Board of Directors
Executive Director, Venture Centre
Executive Director, Far North East Training Board
Community Member Representative, Communications Director, Lakeshore Gold
Dr Lianne Catton
Medical Officer of Health, Porcupine Health Unit