LEAD – Ray Silvius, R.silvius@uwinnipeg.ca
CO-LEAD & STUDENT SUPPORT – Linamar Campos Flores, LinamarCamposF@outlook.com
CO-LEAD – Philomena de Lima, Philomena.delima.ic@uhi.ac.uk
CO-LEAD – Belinda Leach, Bleach@uoguelph.ca
CO-LEAD – Barbara Neis, Bneis@mun.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


Recordings of all of our webinars can be found on the RPLC YouTube channel.  Visit the site to see all of the rural related webinars or check out some of the MIRRA related webinars below.


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Rural Routes is a Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development and Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation initiative. This show is supported through a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Connection grant.

Selected publications related to Migration in Remote and Rural Areas

Baldacchino, Godfrey, and Carmen Sammut. 2015. “The Migration Crisis: No Human Is Illegal.” The Round Table 105 (2):231–33.

Gutiérrez, Lidia Carvajal, and Thomas G. Johnson. 2014. “Impacts of Remittances from Canada’s Seasonal Workers Program on Mexican Farms.” International Labour Review, n/a-n/a.

Hamilton, Lawrence C., Kei Saito, Philip A. Loring, Richard B. Lammers, and Henry P. Huntington. 2016. “Climigration? Population and Climate Change in Arctic Alaska.” Population and Environment 38 (2):115–33.

Netto, Gina, Maria Hudson, Mike Noon, Filip Sosenko, Philomena de Lima, and Nicolina Kamenou-Aigbekaen. 2015. “Migration, Ethnicity and Progression from Low-Paid Work: Implications for Skills Policy.” Social Policy and Society 14 (4):509–22.

Shortall, Sally, and Ruth McAreavey. 2017. “Gender, Migration and Development: Can Advocacy Groups Be More of a Hindrance than a Help?Social Sciences 6 (2):49.