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 program...

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

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Exploring Opportunities to Address Labour Shortage in Western Ontario

On March 20, 2019, Dr. Ryan Gibson and Ashleigh Weeden (PhD Student & Research Assistant, University of Guelph) joined Gemma Mendez-Smith (Executive Director, Four County Labour Market Planning Bo...
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Mar

Connecting Research to Policy: Presentations from the Rural Symposium 2019

During the 2019 Rural Symposium, five graduates supervised by Dr. Ryan Gibson, presented their research focused on evidence-based policy, rural policy interventions, rural innovation, opioid crisis, t...