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


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


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New agreement between Government & #ChurchofEngland hopes to streamline process of mobile & #broadband operators getting equipment installed to improve #ruralbroadband #ruralconnectivity #ruralinfrastructure #rural #ruralUK #remote #ruralservices https://t.co/VuwuLPQT2J

European Network for #RuralDevelopment (#ENRD) 2 host meeting of Smart Villages Thematic Group Feb 21 to explore how to improve #ruralservices through deployment of ICT tools & community-led actions #sustainable #digitalinnovation #sustainabledevelopment https://t.co/imk802NpMs

Deadline for #energy, #waste, #water and #transportation #capitalprojects: March 1, 2018 - Find more info at the @FCM_online link below:

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