9 Dec

Graduate Student Opportunities: Canadians’ Food Choices

We are a cross-Canada team in the fields of industrial ecolog y , ecological economi cs , marketing /behavioral change, engineer ing, food environments, planning, and nutrition. Are you interested in the breadth and complexity of food systems and questions of sustainable nutritional/ food security , and sustainable consumption and behaviour ?  Our projects , […]

9 Dec

Call for Proposals – Agricultural Policy Issues

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) has funding for academic research projects on Canadian agricultural policy issues for the 2017/18 fiscal year. AAFC is therefore calling for research proposals on agricultural policy issues. The proposed research projects will need to align with at least one or more of the following policy research themes: (1) Structure & […]

16 Jul

Call for CRRF Lifetime Member Nominations

In 2013, the CRRF/FCRR board of directors created a Lifetime Membership policy to recognize persons who have demonstrated an outstanding career of contributions to the betterment of rural Canada. The CRRF/FCRR board of directors is currently seeking nominations for Lifetime Members. Nominees may be a current CRRF/FCRR member, former CRRF/FCRR member, or has been closely […]

16 Jul

Call for the CRRF Board of Directors 

This is a call for nominations for Members to be elected to the Board of the Canadian Revitalization Foundation/Fondation canadienne pour la revitalisation rurale (CRRF/FCRR). The Board is normally comprised of ten elected board members. There are currently three board positions open for election. To be eligible for election to the Board, nominees must be […]

16 Jul

2017 CRRF Annual General Meeting | 2017 Assemblée générale annuelle de FCRR

Please join us for the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation (CRRF) to be held on Thursday, September 21 from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm at the Prestige Lakeside, Nelson, British Columbia. Everyone is welcome. CRRF was founded in 1987 as a non-partisan voluntary network to foster the welfare of rural Canada […]

1 Jul

Postdoc Opportunity: Community Development Institute

Working under the supervision of Dr. Greg Halseth (Canada Research Chair in Rural and Small Town Studies, University of Northern British Columba) this Post-Doctoral research opportunity will contribute to and help develop the Community Development Institute’s (CDI) research programming in the areas of community and economic transformation. Placement of this opportunity in Fort St. John […]

3 May

Future of Infrastructure Investment in Rural Communities – Senate Committee Presentation

What is the future role for the Government of Canada in rural infrastructure? The Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation, the Rural Development at Brandon University, and the Rural Policy Learning Commons prepared a submission to the Senate Committee on National Finance. The Senate Committee has been studying the design and delivery of the government’s infrastructure commitment, and […]

14 Mar

Call for Papers: Fragmented Regional Worlds: Inequality and Populism in a Globalising World

Recent economic and political developments have shed a new light on regional dynamics in Australia, New Zealand and other parts of the developed and developing world.  In Australia, new political movements, including Pauline Hanson’s One Nation Party and the Nick Xenophon Team, have combined populism with a distinctive regional agenda.  At the same time, support […]

24 Feb

Call for Papers: 5th International Conference on Sustainable Development

We invite you to submit an abstract in the range of the following streams within the ICSD2017 program: Economic Sustainability: Financial Sustainability, SME, MicroFinance, Emerging Countries, International Trade Environmental Sustainability: Water and Soil conservation, Healthcare, Renewable Energies, Food and Environmental Legislation Socio-Cultural Sustainability: Sustainable Urbanism, Education, Human Development, Psychology, Sociology We are inviting proposals for paper presentations, posters/exhibits, or virtual presentation. Proposal […]