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.

12 Jan

Webinar: Planning for the Future – Business Succession Strategies

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 […]

12 Jan

Call for Papers: Long Distance Commuting in Canada’s Mining, Oil and Gas Sectors

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 […]

9 Jan

Graduate Studies Opportunities in Rural and Regional Broadband in Ontario – University of Guelph

The Capacity Development and Extension program of the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development (SEDRD) invites applications to the OMAFRA/UoG Partnership Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) Scholarship for research on regional and rural broadband (ultra high speed internet) development and deployment in Ontario. There is a possibility of supporting one MSc student and one PhD […]

4 Jan

Welcome to the New CRRF Website

Over the holidays CRRF gave our website an update to celebrate 2015. We are still putting the finishing touches on the website and apologize if some information is not currently available. Over the coming days all the information on the website will be populated. We welcome your comments and feedback in the process. If you […]