Understanding Rural Wealth

Understanding Rural Wealth

How do rural areas harness existing financial resources to facilitate sustainability?
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Rural Policy Learning Commons

Rural Policy Learning Commons

Learn about international comparative rural policy and research initiatives.
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What is the future of rural Canada?

What is the future of rural Canada?

Check out the State of Rural Canada book that examines the future of rural communities across the country.
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2017-2018 Libro Professor Annual Report

2017-2018 Libro Professor Annual Report

Check out the 2017-2018 annual report of the activities, outputs, and outcomes of the Libro Professorship of Regional Economic Development.
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Recent Research Initiatives

Place-Based Endowments in the Periphery

Peripheral communities are sites of wealth, fuelling the Canadian economy through natural resource industrie...

Making a Difference? Measuring Outcomes of Provincial Rural Policies and Programs

Governments across Canada struggle develop and implement robust, flexible, and effective rural policies and pr...

Rural Policy Learning Commons

The welfare of rural and northern Canada is critical for the prosperity of urban Canadians. Rural places and people prov...

From Black Horses to White Steeds: Building Community Resilience

From Black Horses to White Steeds celebrates and critiques the dynamics of innovation, governance, and culture in place.

Recent News

08
Feb

Gibson and Weeden highlight rural infrastructure research initiative in OGRA Milestones magazine

A new research initiative aimed at investigating the influence of rural communities' capacity to respond to infrastructure challenges on their immediate and long-term economic development potential is...
04
Feb

Weeden shares research on rural innovation at 2019 ERSA/OECD Winter School in Trento, Italy

On January 24, 2019 Ashleigh Weeden (PhD Student, School of Environmental Design & Rural Development) presented her early-stage research on place-based rural innovation systems at the 2019 Europea...