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

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Jun
  During Day 3 of the Rural Policy Twitter Conference three contributions were shared from researchers focused on the digital divide (Ashleigh Weeden and Wayne Kelly), barriers for newcomers t
16
Jun
Highlights from Day 2 of the ICRPS Rural Policy Twitter Conference
  During Day 2 of the Rural Policy Twitter Conference two contributions were shared from researchers on workforce development and housing (Victoria Agyepong) and community investment programs