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 , […]

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 […]

1 Jan

2016 Conference

The 2016 CRRF rural conference will be co-hosted with the Rural Policy Learning Commons in Guelph, Ontario from October 12-15, 2016. Check out www.guelph2016.crrf.ca for more details.

26 Oct

PhD and MA Opportunities in Oil-Tourism Tensions and Relationships in the North Atlantic

Four Graduate Student Positions (2 MA and 2 PhD) are being recruited for Fall 2016 to assist with the project, The Oil-Tourism Interface and Social-Ecological Change in the North Atlantic. This research adopts an international comparative approach to studying the connections and tensions between offshore oil and nature-oriented tourism as pathways for social-ecological development at sites […]

19 Jun

June 2015 CRRF E-newsletter

The June 2015 edition of the CRRF e-newsletter is now available! Click here to read about rural and regional development stories from across the country. You can sign up to receive the monthly e-newsletter by click here.

4 May

Community Field Trips at Building Community Resilience Conference

As part of the Building Community Resilience conference three field trips are being organized. In collaboration with local organizations, each field trip will highlight local initiatives to achieving resilience. All conference delegates will get to participate in one field trip as part of their full registration.  Below is a brief description of the three field trips. […]

5 Mar

Read the Latest CRRF E-Newsletter

Across Canada, the next generation of rural researchers are actively engaged in research on pressing social, economic, cultural and environmental policy issues facing rural communities in the 21st century. This e-newsletter profiles the work of ten graduate students from across the country studying the community impacts of labour mobility, youth resilience, source water protection, agricultural […]