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

17
Jan

A New Minister of Rural Economic Development – Interviews with CBC Radio

On January 15, 2019, the federal government announced the creation of a new minister of rural economic development. Bernadette Jordan (Member of Parliament for South Shore-St Margarets in Nova Scotia)...
10
Jan

Weeden shares insights about rural innovation with Community Foundations of Canada

Ashleigh Weeden (PhD Student, University of Guelph) shared insights on rural innovation and community story-telling with the Community Foundations of Canada's Rural Philanthropy Learning Community dur...