9 Feb

Join CRRF as a Member

Now in its third decade, CRRF is a proven rural resource, dedicated to active collaboration, undertaking, facilitating and advocating research for the ongoing development of Canada’s rural communities and environments. As an informal, volunteer run organization dedicated to the welfare of rural Canada it provides a host of benefits to an expanding membership. CRRF offers both […]

5 Feb

Call for Papers – Sunbelt Conference of the INSNA

The Sunbelt XXXV organising committee is soliciting abstracts for paper presentations at the upcoming 2015 conference 23 – 28 June in Brighton, UK. Submission opens on 28 Nov 2014 and closes on 31 March 2015 at 17:00 GMT. We invite abstract submissions for posters (90 minute poster session) and oral presentations (20 minute talk) on topics […]

4 Feb

Upcoming Webinar: What are the Environmental Risks of Fracking on Landscapes and Watersheds?

The Leslie Harris Centre for Regional Policy and Development is co-hosting a Memorial Presents webinar with the Environmental Policy Institute titled What are the Environmental Risks of Fracking on Landscapes and Watersheds?. The webinar will take place on February 10, 2015 from 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm. The controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing is currently under […]

3 Feb

Building Resilient Communities Call for Papers and Stories

Building Resilient Community Conference invites explorations of how various ‘dark horses’ in the broad North Atlantic – including minorities, small towns, peripheries, aboriginal communities, those with little money, status, voice or political leverage – can rise to the occasion and chart liveable futures. Building Resilient Community Conference will examine opportunities for sustainable living that are more likely […]

2 Feb

Did You Miss the January CRRF E-Newsletter?

Did you receive the January CRRF e-newsletter? The e-newsletter contains information about recent CRRF activities, our website re-design, our upcoming fall conference, and new publications related to rural and regional development. You can read the e-newsletter here: http://hosted-p0.vresp.com/1019745/cf154534a7/ARCHIVE. If you would like to automatically receive the monthly e-newsletter sign up at www.crrf.ca/crrf-e-newsletter.

27 Jan

Have a Story About Rural Resiliency? Call for Presentations Open

The first call for presentations at the upcoming Building Resilient Community: Innovation, Culture, and Governance in Place conference is now open. The deadline for presentations in the first call is February 28, 2015. The conference will take place in Summerside, Prince Edward Island from September 16-19 in conjunction with the North Atlantic Forum. Building Resilient Community Conference invites explorations of […]

26 Jan

RSS Early Career Research Award Competition

This year the Rural Sociology Society (RSS) Council has authorized the use of Endowment funds to support Master’s theses, Ph.D. dissertations, and Early Career Research awards to support research activities conducted during the 2015-2016 fiscal/academic year. Proposals are invited to conduct research on all topics encompassed by the field of rural sociology. The awards are designed […]

23 Jan

Call for Papers – Conference on Global Sustainability of Local Foods

The upcoming Conference on Global Sustainability of Local Foods has issued a call for papers. The deadline for submitting an abstract is February 15, 2015. Details about the conference and the themes are listed below. The complexity of industrial food production, processing and distribution and the growing distance between producers and consumers are at the […]

22 Jan

Request for Proposals: Sustainable Prosperity Research Network

Sustainable Prosperity is inviting a wide variety of research proposals related to Canada’s transition to a green economy, particularly the use of market-based instruments for improved economic and environmental performance in Canada. We are looking for research projects in the following areas: Low Carbon Economy;  Environmental Markets; Economy-Wide Issues; Market Tools for Sustainable Communities; NEW: Network […]

22 Jan

Check out the Calendar of Rural Events

The Calendar of Rural Events contains information on upcoming conferences, workshops, events, and webinars from across Canada and internationally. The calendar of events can be found at www.crrf.ca/?post_type=tribe_events. If you would like to have your event added to the calendar of events send an email to crrf-fcrr@live.com with the event details.