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 […]
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 […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with the event details.
The 2015 CRRF rural conference (Building Resilient Community) 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 how various ‘dark horses’ in the broad North Atlantic – including minorities, small towns, peripheries, aboriginal communities, those with little money, status, voice or political […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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On January 12th from 12 PM – 1 PM MST, the Battler River Alliance for Economic Development (BRAED) and Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities (ACSRC) will host our second free webinar in the Webinars for Thought series. This series is meant to cut across a number of topic areas that are relevant and current to organizations and businesses in East Central […]
A special session of papers is being organized at the upcoming Canadian Association of Geographers Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia titled: “Long Distance Commuting in Canada’s Mining, Oil and Gas Sectors – Implications for Rural Regions”. The session is being organized by Kelly Vodden (Grenfell Campus, Memorial University), Heather Hall (University of Saskatchewan), Sean Markey […]