2 Mar

New Publication: The Proposal Economy

In 2001 the northern Ontario town of Cobalt won a competition to be named the province’s “Most Historic Town.” This honour, though purely symbolic, came as Cobalters were also applying for and winning federal and provincial development grants to remake this once important silver mining centre as a destination for mining heritage tourism. This book, […]

11 Feb

Mark Your Calendar – Circumpolar Innovation Course Starts February 23!

The University of Saskatchewan is offering a online free course on Circumpolar Innovation. This course examines the manner in which scientific and technological innovation, or the commercialization of technology-based products and services, is shaping the Circumpolar world. Nations around the world have identified innovation as being the cornerstone of economic competitiveness and critical to everything from […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

20 Jan

Upcoming Webinar: Monitoring Ecosystem Contamination

On January 21, 2015 from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Pacific Time the EcoHealth in Action Webinar Series will host a discussion titled Monitoring Ecosystem Contamination: Innovations and Understanding Wildlife Health. The webinar will feature two speakers: Dr. Judit Smits, Professor, Ecosystem and Public Health, University of Calgary “Ecosystem Health: Animal Sentinels on the Oil Sands” Dr. […]

14 Jan

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 […]