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2018 CRRF – Call for Contributions for the Health & Shared Prosperity Conference

The 2018 Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation Conference is all about bringing together practitioners, policy makers, community leaders, and researchers interested in rural issues. This conference is a unique opportunity to share your own successes, learn from a diverse group of individuals, and hear the latest on issues that matter to communities and people who call rural Canada home. Conference subthemes include: Accessing Health, Feeding Success, Prosperous Labour Forces, Sharing Prosperity, and Eco-Health.

The conference organizing committee is accepting abstracts for oral presentations, panels, capacity building sessions, and posters for the upcoming conference in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan from October 9-12, 2018. Visit http://saskatoon2018.crrf.ca/call-for-contributions/ for more details about the call, and to submit your application.

Website: http://saskatoon2018.crrf.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


RPLC PARTNER MAP

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For full list of founding partners, click link: Founding Partners: List & Websites

 

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