New Members Join RPLC Executive Council from University of Bologna, Italy.

The RPLC is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to the RPLC Executive Council. Both Francesca Regoli and Matteo Vittuari work at the University of Bologna in Italy.  Their addition to the Executive Council not only brings a wealth of expertise in rural research but also strengthens the RPLC’s international relationships to help inform the development of comparative rural policy.

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For more information on the RPLC Executive Council, please visit the “About” tab on our website or contact, Wayne Kelly, RPLC Project Coordinator, kellyw@brandonu.ca



RPLC Co-Lead Appointed as Member of the Order of Canada

Dr. Barbara Neis, one of Memorial’s most distinguished social scientists, was named a member of the Order of Canada “for her innovative research on the interactions between work, environment and health in the coastal communities of Newfoundland and Labrador and beyond.”

Full Article: Memorial University Gazette

Dr. Neis serves as Co-Lead on the RPLC MIRRA Network (Migration in Remote and Rural Areas).  Congratulations Dr. Neis!

RPLC – MIRRA Network

For the official announcement, visit: Order of Canada List


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#RuralFrance - #Rural #hotels group La Fédération Internationale des Logis #FIL is seeking to promote a new concept of #multiserviceinns in smaller communities to new create hubs of activity https://t.co/PSum6IyFee #rplccapr #ruraltourism #tourism #community #culture #innovate

Still time to #register for our free #webinar - Global Perspectives on Programmatic Solutions to Bridging the #DigitalDivide - Happening tomorrow at 11am CentralCST With presenters from the @UAlberta #rplccapr #rural #innovate @RDI_BU https://t.co/QA4EqLQZV4

#RuralAmerica - "Poll compares people in #rural areas to the general population, and measures the geographic differences in where #prisons are built and where people are most likely to be #jailed or #imprisoned" #rplccapr #ruralissues https://t.co/QcZcFosH9u

#RuralAB - New #mobile #education centre launched on Thursday. It's staffed by people with a background in both #agriculture and #safety https://t.co/tIZ6QsquoK
#rplccapr #rural #ruralsafety #farmsafety #MobileEd

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