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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Building Community Resilience

Building Community Resilience

A new book will be released in the fall 2017 sharing the stories of small places embracing resiliency strategies to build a sustainable future.
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Recent Research Initiatives

Rural Routes Podcast

Over the past number of decades, social scientists have produced a wealth of knowledge and ideas about various...

State of Rural Canada 2015

In partnership with the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation, this initiative came about in order to draw attention

2017 Rural Symposium

The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development at the University of Guelph, in partnership with the Ontari...

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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Oct

Community Development Tools for Recreation

  Community development and recreation can be thought of as strange bedfellows. At the recent On the Hunt for Quality Recreation conference brought together community leaders, community-based ...
16
Oct

Implications of Changing Workforce and Demography

  Rural regions throughout Canada are grappling with how to plan for changing demographic dynamics, particularly as it relates to labour force development. Dr. Gibson participated in two sessi...