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Rideau-Ottawa Valley Learning Network (ROVLN)

Moral Ownership

The network of LBS Programs in Lanark, Renfrew, Prescott-Russell and Ottawa are ROVLN’s moral ownership.


Accessible learning for everyone.


ROVLN promotes and strengthens literacy services to build engaged and empowered communities.


Program Orientation

  • We place the needs of literacy programs in our network foremost in all we do.
  • We consider the accessibility and equity needs of literacy programs.
  • We aim for innovative, high quality, effective services.
  • We support lifelong learning for literacy learners, members, staff and volunteers.


  • We build trusting relationships through our commitment to being open and honest.
  • Clarity in our communication and actions about our moral ownership, our mission and vision means we mutually align with our programs, partners, and stakeholders.
  • We seek to engage our network programs and stakeholders in decision-making so to this end, we foster open, multi-directional communication.


  • We foster effective communication and working relationships with funding sources.
  • We facilitate and influence the development of responsive and results-oriented community service plans.
  • We recognize that strength and creativity come from diversity.
  • We realize we are stronger when we share responsibilities and resources.

Assisted Individuals




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Pillars of Literacy