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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Recent Research Initiatives

Place-Based Endowments in the Periphery
  Peripheral communities are sites of wealth, fuelling the Canadian economy through natural resource industries sinc...
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

25
Mar
Attracting Immigrants to Rural Communities – Impacts of COVID-19
How has the global COVID-19 pandemic impacted rural immigration? Restrictions on travel, closed borders and the fear of being infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus have put the brakes on immigration ...
23
Feb
Building the Future project featured at 2021 OGRA Conference
Dr. Ryan Gibson, Ashleigh Weeden (PhD candidate), and Melissa Visser (MSc Student) from the 'Building the Future: Rural Infrastructure & Regional Economic Development' project shared highlights fr...