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.

21 Jan

Building Resilient Communities Conference call for papers and stories

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 […]

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 […]

14 Jan

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 […]

13 Jan

Sign Up For the CRRF E-Newsletter

Are you signed up to receive the CRRF e-newsletter? If not, visit the e-newsletter webpage to provide your email address. The CRRF e-newsletter showcases recent rural and regional development news, initiatives, reports, and upcoming events. The next e-newsletter will be distributed shortly. If you have stories to include please send them to crrf-fcrr@live.com.