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November 2008 PowerPoint:Reimer, Bill (2008) "Constructing Social Theories - the NRE Experience" Presentation to the Graduate Theory Class, School of Regional Planning and Development, Guelph University, October 17, 2008
  Reimer, Bill (2008) "Insights from the New Rural Economy Project: Design, Findings, and
Challenges
" Presentation to the School of Regional Planning and Development, Guelph University, October 17, 2008
  New Link: www.neoruraux.ucs.inrs.ca
July 2008 PowerPoint:Reimer, Bill (2008) "(In)Visibility for Knowledge Mobilization: The NRE Experience"
  PowerPoint:Reimer, Bill (2008) "Local Initiatives Within Global Change - General patterns from the New Rural Economy project"
  PowerPoint:Reimer, Bill (2008) "20 Years of CRRF: What we have learned"
  PowerPoint:Reimer, Bill (2008) "The Rural-Urban Interface"
  PowerPoint:Reimer, Bill (2008) "Capacity-building examples from the New Rural Economy
Project
"
  PowerPoint:Reimer, Bill (2008) "Major changes affecting Rural and Small Town Canada"
May 2008 New Link: Prince Edward/Lennox and Addington Institute for Rural Development
  New Link: The Monieson Centre at Queen's School of Business
  Powerpoint: Rural Vitality - From Surviving to Thriving: Insights from the NRE Project by Bill Reimer, presented at the Rural Vitality Conference, Kingston, ON, May 22, 2008
  Powerpoint: From Space to Place, Keynote presentation by Bill Reimer, at the Space to Place Workshop, Prince George, BC., May 15, 2008
January 2008 New Link: Ruralwildfire.ca - University of Lethbridge
  Featured Publication: Our Diverse Cities, Summer 2007 - Special NRE Contributors Edition
October 2007 Powerpoint: Ipods, Alga, and Oil: Your place in the future of (rural) Canada
Presentation by Bill Reimer to the "Social Science Festival", Vanier College, Montreal
October 24, 2007
  Powerpoint: Governance for the Future Strategic choices for the new rural conditions
Presentation by Bill Reimer to the Université Rurale, September 7, 2007
  Powerpoint: Gouvernance pour l’avenir Choix stratégiques pour les nouvelles conditions rurales
Présentation par Bill Reimer à l'Université Rurale, 7 septembre 2007
August 2007 Bill Reimer interviewed on CBC Radio, by Dave Bronstetter on "All In a Weekend" 19 August 200
  Job offer: Senior Project Coordinator
Employment, Immigration and Industry, Edmonton
Deadline, August 17, 2007
  Article on NRE in  Newsletter of Economic Developers of Alberta, July-August 2007, Page 5
July 2007

TORC Conference 2008: Call for Workshop Proposals

June 2007 PowerPoint: Bridging Communities of Place: Insights from the NRE Project by Bill Reimer, Ray Bollman, Laura Ryser, Sara Teitelbaum, and Ivan Emke
Plenary presentation to the Canadian Sociology Association, May 30, 2007, Saskatoon, SK
  Report: Bridging Communities of Place: Insights from the NRE Project by Bill Reimer, Ray Bollman, Laura Ryser, Sara Teitelbaum, and Ivan Emke
Plenary presentation to the Canadian Sociology Association, May 30, 2007, Saskatoon, SK
  PowerPoint: The New Rural Economy - 1997 to 2001
by Bill Reimer and Laura Ryser
Presentation to the SSHRC-INE Workshop, May 31, 2007, Saskatoon, SK
May 2007 Opportunities for Rural Canada Videos
Prepared by the Rural and Small Town Programme,
Mount Allison University, NB, in collaboration with the NRE Project
April 2007

CRRF / NRRN / NRE2 Fall Conference 2007:
CONNECTING COMMUNITIES, RURAL and URBAN
Vermilion, Alberta, Canada
October 11-13, 2007

 

NRRN CALL FOR CONTRIBUTED PAPERS

To foster networking among rural researchers the National Rural Research Network (NRRN) is calling for one-page proposals for contributed papers to be submitted by May 28, 2007. Each presentation should be 20 minutes. Successful candidates will be informed by June 18, 2007.

The NRRN Contributed Papers Committee is Chaired by Mike Stolte and Christine Gosselin. Please submit proposals to Mike Stolte (MStolte@theCIEL.com). Financial support from NRRN may be granted to the best submissions.

March 2007 Hearings: Senate of Canada
Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry (2006)  - Presentations by NRE members and associates (with video recordings of the proceedings)
  CSAA Plenary 2007, a report by Bill Reimer
  NRRN and its Networks by Bill Reimer, Invited presentation to the NRRN National Evaluation
Workshop, Ottawa, Ontario, March 12-13
  Posters from the CRRF 2006 Fall Conference Poster Competition
  Questions and Answers from 2006 CRRF Conference Recipe Cards
February 2007 PowerPoint: Breaking New Ground: Women and Farm Entry in British Columbia by Rebecca Lipton
  Poster: Breaking New Ground: Women, Networks and Farm Entry in BC by Becky Lipton, MA, Concordia
  InSites Flyer: Women's Networks and Farm Entry in British Columbia by Rebecca Lipton
December 2006 Mike Stolte Interviewed on CBC Radio, 12 December 2006 "Thriving Businesses in Nelson BC"
  New Link: The Labour Futures Project
  PowerPoint: Springhill and the New Rural Economy Project by Bill Reimer
  NRE Application for SSHRC Strategic Knowledge Clusters Research Program
November 2006 Moses Tiepoh, PhD Economics 2006: Valedictorian Address 
  Featured Publication: The Changing Nature of Australia's Country Towns
  PowerPoint: Cultural Diversity and Social Cohesion: Insights for the Eastern Townships by Bill Reimer
  PowerPoint: Knowledge Mobilization: The NRE Experience by Bill Reimer
  PowerPoint: Knowledge Mobilization: A View from the Front Lines by Bill Reimer
  PowerPoint Presentations from the 2006 CRRF Conference: "A Rural Meeting of Minds"
August 2006 Special Issue on the New Rural Economy in the
Journal of Rural and Community Development, edited by Bill Reimer
  Article: Adaptive Capacity for Climate Change in Canadian Rural Communities by Ellen wall and Katia Marzall
July 2006 Registration Form for CRRF/NRRN/NRE2 Fall Conference, Ottawa, ON, October 26-28, 2006
June 2006 PowerPoint: Communications Technologies in Rural Communities: Old and New by Bill Reimer.
  Presentation: Building a Culture of Confidence in Rural and Small Town Canada by David Bruce
  New Posters: NRE2 Partners, Partner Universities, Students and Funding
May 2006

Workshop Page: NRE Spring Workshop 2006
Taschereau, Québec, April 28 to May 1

 

 

Article: Autonomy and Discretion in Local Governance: A Rural and Small Town Perspective , by Victoria Hagens, Becky Lipton, Benoy Jacob and Bill Reimer. Published in "Municipal World", April 2006
  The New Rural Economy Project by Bill Reimer.
PowerPoint Presentation prepared for a visit to the NRE Project by Concordia President Dr. Claude Lajeunesse, May 4, 2006
  New Link: Journal of Rural and Community Development
  Student Contribution: Master's Thesis - Breaking New Ground: Women and Farm Entry in British Columbia by Becky Lipton
  Call for Proposals CRRF-NRRN Fall Conference 2006, Ottawa, Ontario
April 2006 INE Innovative Services 2005 FINAL Report
  Services Theme Team Final Site Profiles Report
  Services Theme Team Site Giveback Documents 2005
  InSites Flyer: The Connectedness of Community as an Element in Policy. by Bill Reimer
  "Rural-Urban Relations" Poster Series
  PowerPoint Presentations Presented at the Twillingate "NRE Exchange Night", CRRF Conference, Fall 2005
  Student Contributions: Alison Moss,
The Use of the Traditional Media in Rural Canada
March 2006 Video: "Rural Restructuring"
Produced by the Rural and Small Town Programme, Mount Allison University
  NRE2 Annual Spring Workshop 2006 and Agenda
  CRRF Annual Conference 2006
  Powerpoint: The Connectedness of Community as an Element of Policy by Bill Reimer
  Article: Local resident Helps Community Recreate Itself: Spotlight on David Bruce,
Sackville Tribune-Post, March 1, 2006
  NRE2 Annual Report 2004-2005
February 2006 14e Conférence nationale de Solidarité rurale du Québec
  Bill Reimer interviewed on CHOQ FM, 6 February 2006
  Announcement: 2006 National Conference on CED and the Social Economy
January 2006 New page: NRE Press Kit
December 2005 Bibliography: NRE2 PUBLICATIONS, PRESENTATIONS & PRINTED MATERIALS
November 2005 Update: Students/Research Assistants participating in the NRE2 Project
  New Link: Promising Practices: Canadian Health Services Research Foundation
  New Link: Penn State University - Community Economic Toolbox
October 2005

Conference Report Page: CRRF Annual Fall Conference 2005Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador, October 13 to 15
Featuring a slide show of the Conference and PowerPoint Presentations

  SSHRC Strategic Plan 2006-2011
  Poster for NRRN Conference, Twillingate NL,
October 2005,  by Jennifer Butler
  STATISTICS CANADA SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONFERENCE 2006 - CALL FOR PAPERS
 

The Plymouth Rural Futures Conference
The Rural Citizen:  governance, culture and wellbeing in the 21st century
The University of Plymouth, United Kingdom,
5-7 April 2006NRE2 Reports

September 2005 InSites Flyer: Are There Differences in Pro-Environmental Behaviour between Rural and Urban Canada? by Emily Huddart
  InSites Flyer: Resource Dependence and Community Well-being in Rural Canada by Kim Edmondson
August 2005 Powerpoint: Policy Implications of the NRE Research
by Bill Reimer.
Presentation to the Department of Primary Industries Workshop, Melbourne, Australia,     July 2005
  Powerpoint: Social Capital - Theory, Measures, and Policy by Bill Reimer. Presentation to the Centre for Australian Community Organisations and Management, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia, July 2005.
  Paper: Social Exclusion and Social Support in Rural Canada by Bill Reimer
July 2005 Powerpoint: Building Rural Capacity in the New Economy: A Canadian research project by Bill Reimer.
 
Presented at the Victorian University Regional Research Network Workshop, Warrnambool, Australia, July 15, 2005.
  Powerpoint: Collaborative, Comparative, Comprehensive Research in Rural Canada: observations and implications by Bill Reimer and Ray D. Bollman. Presented at "Future of Australia's Country  Towns", the 2nd Small Towns Conference, Bendigo, Australia, July 12, 2005.
May 2005 New Flyer: The New Rural Economy Project (Canada)
Prepared for the 2005 IRN Conference
by Bill Reimer
  New Link: Minnesota Public Radio - The Future of Small Towns - Idea Generator
  New Link: Canadian Public Policy Library
 

Event Page:NRE2 Annual Spring Workshop 2005
Duck Mountain, Saskatchewan - April 28 - May 1

April 2005 Powerpoint: Gouvernance locale et renforcement des capacités : Étude de cas de l’expérience des Sociétés d’aide au développement des collectivités (SADC) au Québec par Tchabagnan AYEVA
  Powerpoint: Gouvernance : Concept, modèle, notion, cadre de référence ou idéologie? par Luc Bisson
  Powerpoint: Le renforcement des capacités dans un contexte de lutte aux disparités socio-économiques –Comment le mesurer ? « Le cas de la Politique nationale de la ruralité »  par Claude Ouellet
  Report: Rapport du 5e Séminaire -  Équipe Gouvernance rurale - Initiative sur la Nouvelle économie rurale, NÉR2
  Paper: Use of the Internet by Volunteer Groups in Rural
Canada: The Case of Springhill, NS

by David Bruce and Lindsay Lyghtle
  Paper: Technology Mediated Learning in Rural Communities: The Case of Chat Rooms
by David Bruce and Lindsay Lyghtle
 

Call for Presentations:
National Rural Research Network (NRRN)
ANNUAL CONFERENCE
RURAL RESEARCH 2005: AN OVERVIEW OF
CANADIAN RURAL RESEARCH

Twillingate, Newfoundland, October 12, 2005

  Powerpoint: Land of Opportunity: Rural Depopulation and Potential Repopulation Strategies by David Bruce
  Powerpoint: Opportunities for Shared Development
by
David Bruce
  Powerpoint: Beyond the Burbs: Affordable Housing Development in Rural Canada by David Bruce
  Agenda for NRE2 Spring Workshop, Brandon, Manitoba, 29 April to May 1, 2005
March 2005 PowerPoint: Building Capacity in the New Rural Economy by Bill Reimer
Presentation to the RUPRI Sentinel Communities Methodology Workshop in Kansas City on March 10, 2005
  InSites Flyer: Regionalization of Health Services across Canada
by Greg Halseth, Laura Ryser and Shiloh Durkee
  InSites Flyer: Regionalization of Community Services
across Canada

by Greg Halseth, Laura Ryser and Shiloh Durkee
  InSites Flyer: What Works Well for Innovative Service Providers and the Voluntary Sector
by Greg Halseth, Laura Ryser and Shiloh Durkee
  InSites Flyer: Burdening the Overburdened: Understanding the Rural and Small Town Voluntary Sector in Health Care Reform
by Greg Halseth, Laura Ryser, Neil Hanlon and Lana Sullivan
  InSites Flyer: Searching for Economic Diversity: Community Revitalization in Tumbler Ridge
by Greg Halseth, Shiloh Durkee, Carolyn Golightly, Lana Sullivan and Laura Ryser
  Caring Contexts of Rural Seniors - Phase II
Technical Report
by Bonnie Dobbs, Jennifer Swindle, Norah Keating, Jacquie Eales and Janice Keefe
  New Link: Centre de recherche sur le développement territorial (UQAC-UQAR-UQAT-UQO)
  PowerPoint: A Rural Perspective on Linkages Among Communities by Bill Reimer
February 2005 New: NRE2 Environment Theme Team Website
  New: Rural and Small Town Canada Analysis Bulletin Archive (from Statistics Canada)
  Building, Connecting and Sharing Knowledge: A Rural Perspective on Linkages Among Communities Discussion paper for the CPRN Workshop, May 3, 2005, by Bill Reimer
  New Web Links:
Canadian Policy Research Network

Canada Connects - National Vision Initiative

Canada's SchoolNet
Rural Living Canada
  NRE2 PowerPoint Presentation for SSHRC Meetings in Ottawa, February 16 to 18, 2005
  Updated Flyer: Building Rural Capacity in the New Economy: What do we want to understand?
  Urban Sprawl Shows Rural-Urban Interdependence:  New Governance Needed to Bridge Rural-Urban Divide by Rose Olfert and Mark Partridge
  InSites Flyer: Use of Internet Technology for Communication Among Volunteer Groups in Rural Canada: The Case of Springhill, NS by David Bruce
  InSites Flyer: Challenges of Using Chat Room Technology for Learning and Networking in Rural Canada by David Bruce
  NEW NRE2 POSTER: Designed for the SSHRC Meetings, in Ottawa, 16 to 18 February 2005
January 2005 Article: Sociologist explores world of whale hunters and watchers, the work of Katja Neves-Graca
  Multimedia: "What makes a community a good place to live?" David Bruce on CBC Maritime Noon, 26 January 2005
  Report on the "New Century, New Risks" Conference by Becky Lipton
  Book Chapter: Rural and Urban: Differences and Common Ground by Bill Reimer
  New Page: Contributions by Students to NRE2 Research
  Article: Rural and Small Town Real-World Research
  Two Reports on the "New Century, New Risks" Conference by Angela Briscoe and Victoria Bell
  InSites Flyer: New Solutions Needed to Help Rural Households Use the Internet to Overcome the Burden of Distance by David Bruce
  CRRF/NRE2 Fall Conference 2005:
Twillingate Conference Press release
December 2004 InSites Flyer: Relatively Poorer Health of Rural Canadians Poses Economic Development Challenges
by David Bruce
  New Feature : Actualités au Canada rural
  InSites Flyer: Good News, Bad News on the Education Attainment Levels for Rural Canada by David Bruce
  New:  Photos of the 2004 CRRF Tweed Conference in slideshow format
  Powerpoint: The Changing Nature of Traditional Media in the New Rural Economy by Doug Ramsey, Anna Woodrow, Lori Gould and Angela Briscoe
  Report: Innovative Services Report by Greg Halseth and Laura Ryser
  Literature Review: Services, Social Cohesion, and Social Capital: A Literature Review by Stefanie Desjardins, Greg Halseth, Patrice Leblanc, and Laura Ryser
  "PANORAMA" ARTICLES on the NRE2 Project
DECEMBER, 2004
  Powerpoint: From Information to Knowledge: Finding and Using Community Data  by Bill Reimer and Ray Bollman
  Useful Websites: Community Tools - Website Descriptions
  MANITOBA GOVERNMENT NEWS RELEASE:
RURAL FORUM 2005, April 28 to 30, 2005
  New In Sites Flyer: The Growing Gap in Skilled Labour: Rural Areas Need to Focus Labour Force Development with Economic Development Efforts
by David Bruce
November 2004 New Century, New Risks: Challenges for Social Development in Canada a Report by Tara Lyons
  7 Reports for the Rural Secretariat of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  Redesigned "What Have We Learned" Page
  Understanding and Exploring Social Capital
by Bill Reimer
  NEW: UPGRADED NRE SITE FLYERS PAGE
  NRE2 Mid-Term Report to the SSHRC
  NEW: UPGRADED "IN SITES" FLYERS PAGE
October 2004 Site Givebacks: Services Reports for Spalding & Wood River, SK and Hussar & Ferintosh, AB
  CRRF Conference 2005, Twillingate, NL
CALL FOR PAPERS:
Innovative Governance, Regional Development & Economic Growth: Strategic Lessons from/for Island Territories and Rural Regions
  Tweed Conference information Page,
including Photos from the Conference
  Report: Services, Social Cohesion, and Social Capital: A Literature Review by Stefanie Desjardins, Greg Halseth, Patrice Leblanc, and Laura Ryser
  Tweed Conference follow-up: Community Accounts Website Evidence based decision making for Newfoundland and Labrador
An initiative of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
  PowerPoint: Changes for What? Strategic choices for the new rural conditions by Bill Reimer
  International Link: Capitale Sociale.it
Resources for the Study of Social Capital (Italy)
  NEW: NRE2 POSTERS Page
  NRE2 Community Capacity Profiles 2004
  NRE2 POSTERS: "OBSERVATIONS SERIES"
September 2004
  POWERPOINT Presentations given at the CRRF Annual Conference, Tweed ON, 13-17 October 2004

 

What have we learned?
Strategic observations for rural community decisions
(ideas for communities that have decided that they want to grow) by Bill Reimer and Ray D. Bollman
  Theme Team Report: Service Provision in Rural and Small Town Canada: Cross-Canada Summary Report by Greg Halseth and Laura Ryser
September 2004 CRRF/NRE2 Tweed Conference: Agenda for Site Day, October 13, 2004
  Job Opportunity:  OECD consultant position:
Regional Development Economist
  Featured Publication: Building for Success: Exploration of Rural Community and Rural Development by Greg Halseth and Regine Halseth
  Article: Social capital, information flows, and income creation in rural Canada: a cross-community analysis, by Moses Geepu Nah Tiepoh and Bill Reimer
  Powerpoint: Social Exclusion and Social Support in Rural Canada by Bill Reimer
  INTERNATIONAL RURAL NETWORK 2005 CONFERENCE , June 19 to 24, 2005
  POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS FOR THE NRE2 MID-TERM REVIEW
  Report: Exploring Rural Diversity in Rural Canada by Bill Reimer
August 2004 In Sites Flyer: Elevators, Doctors and Libraries: Fighting the Good Fight in Rural Manitoba by Doug Ramsey
  Report: Spatial Variation of Technology Mediated Learning in Rural Communities DRAFT by Lindsay Lightle
July 2004 Report: Évaluation des services disponibles dans les municipalités canadiennes : Changements perçus par les répondants de Taschereau en comparaison avec les changements observés ailleurs au pays by Patrice Leblanc
  In Sites Flyer: Les résidents de Taschereau utilisent autant Internet que les habitants des autres municipalités au pays by Patrice Leblanc
  In Sites Flyer: Les résidents de Taschereau s’impliquent dans leur communauté en signant des pétitions et en faisant des dons en argent by Patrice Leblanc
  In Sites Flyer: Près de la moitié des répondants de Taschereau s’impliquent bénévolement dans des associations by Patrice Leblanc
  In Sites Flyer: Le niveau de stress des résidents de Taschereau est plus élevé qu’ailleurs au pays by Patrice Leblanc
  In Sites Flyer: La satisfaction des Tascherellois à l’égard de leurs dirigeants est inférieure à celle des autres répondants by Patrice Leblanc
  In Sites Flyer: Les résidents de Taschereau s’impliquent dans leur communauté en signant des pétitions et en faisant des dons en argent  by Patrice Leblanc
  In Sites Flyer: Les résidents de Taschereau sont très satisfaits du service de cueillette des ordures et du service municipal d’aqueducs by Patrice Leblanc
  In Sites Flyer: Près de la moitié des répondants de Taschereau s’impliquent bénévolement dans des associations by Patrice Leblanc
  Bill Reimer's Student Workshop
  Call for Applications: XVI  ISA Congress of Sociology, Durban, South Africa 23-29 July 2006
  New Link: Canadian Climate Impacts and Adaptation Research Network
  CRRF 2004 Fall Conference Information Flyer
June 2004 PowerPoint: Measuring Social Capital at the Community Level by Bill Reimer
  Site Giveback Reports from the Communications Theme Team
  The NRE Field Sites: An Analysis Using Taxfiler Data by Bill Reimer
  New Page: NRE2 BACKGROUND INFORMATION
  In Sites Flyer (New Version): Wealth, Age and Education Play Key Role in Internet Use by David Bruce and Matthew MacInnis
  In Sites Flyer (New Version): Accessing Health Information Important for All Segments of Society by David Bruce and Matthew MacInnis
  In Sites Flyer (New Version): The Aging of Rural Canada's Volunteer Base by David Bruce and Matthew MacInnis
  In Sites Flyer (New Version): High Levels of Social Cohesion in Rural Communities, Except in Rural Quebec and Among Rural Youth by David Bruce and Matthew MacInnis
  In Sites Flyer (New Version): Voluntary Sector Plays Key Role in Rural Community Leadership by David Bruce and Matthew MacInnis
  In Sites Flyer (New Version): Internet Use Lagging Behind In Struggling Rural Communities by David Bruce and Matthew MacInnis
  Audio: Bill Reimer interviewed on CBC Radio, 14 June 2004
  In Sites Flyer (New Version): CARDEN : RESOLVING TENSIONS, BUILDING CAPACITY, by David Connel, Leigh Golden and Ellen Wall
  In Sites Flyer (New Version): Rural dynamics: Catalyst for a New Vision of Tweed, Ontario by David Connell
  In Sites Flyer (New Version): More Middle-Age People in Rural Canada Have Higher Levels of Stress Than Other Rural People by David Bruce and Matthew MacInnis
  PowerPoint: Using Traditional And New Communications Technology To Support Rural Development by David Bruce
May 2004 Gouvernance locale et renforcement des capacités. Quelques pistes de réflexion
pour un développement territorial durable des collectivités rurales

by Tchabagnan AYEVA
  La concertation et le partenariat en milieu rural : l’expérience des Sociétés d’aide au développement des collectivités (SADC)
by Tchabagan AYEVA
  La gouvernance rurale. Aspects théoriques et méthodologiques. Recension des écrits
by Omer CHOUINARD, Bruno JEAN and Steve PLANTE
  Service Provision in Rural and Small Town Places: A Report for Carden, ON
  Service Provision in Rural and Small Town Places: A Report for Tweed, ON
  Service Provision in Rural and Small Town Places: A Report for Usborne, ON
  PowerPoint Presentations from the NRE2 Prince George Spring Workshop 2004
April 2004: Information Flyer: The NRE Rural Data Centre (APRIL 2004 UPDATE)
  In Sites Flyer: Is “rural” a four-letter word?: Implication of diversity in rural Canada by Derek Wilkinson
  In Sites Flyer (New Version): Social Capital, Services Certainty, Asset Mobilization and Community Revitalization: Insights From a Coal Mine Closure in Tumbler Ridge by Greg Halseth
  In Sites Flyer (New Version): Rural Internet Use for Government Services lagging by David Bruce and Gwen Lister
  NRE2 Annual Spring Workshop (27 April to 3 May 2004) Final Agenda, April 13, 2004
  Conférence : Globalisation et agroalimentaire : de Charlevoix à Doha, quel espace pour les initiatives d'agriculture durable? Vendredi 16 avril 2004, UQAM
 

 

NRE2 Guest Book: Website users can leave comments, suggestions or ask questions about the project.
March 2004: NRE2 Student Network
February 2004: Information Flyer: Building Rural Capacity in the New Economy: What do we want to understand? by Bill Reimer, January 2004
  CRRF Annual Fall Conference (14 to 16 October 2004)
  CRRF Outgoing President Peter Apedaile's Opening Message, Gatineau Workshop, November 2003
  StatCan Report: Building Rural Capacity in the New Economy: What do we want to understand? by Ray Bollman
  StatCan Report: What Have We Learned From the NRE Project? by Ray Bollman
  NRE2 Annual Report 2002-2003 (PDF - 5 Megs)
  NRE2: The 4 Themes - Status Report
January 2004: Paper: Communication Issues for Volunteer Groups in Rural Canada by Lindsay Lyghtle
  CRRF President Robert Greenwood's Closing Message Gatineau Workshop, November 1, 2003
  PowerPoint: Communications Tools and Resources in Rural Canada: Springhill, NS by David Bruce
  In Sites Flyer: Wealth, Age and Education Play Key Role in Internet Use by David Bruce and Matthew MacInnis
  In Sites Flyer: Internet Use Lagging Behind in Struggling Rural Communities by David Bruce and Matthew MacInnis
  The Ferintosh Papers - NRE Spring Workshop 2003
  PowerPoint Presentations - St. Damase & Gatineau
  List of Participants at the St. Damase & Gatineau Events
  2003 St. Damase & Gatineau Workshop Information Page
  In Sites Flyer: Rural Internet Use for Government Services lagging by David Bruce and Gwen Lister
  In Sites Flyer: Social Capital, Services Certainty, Asset Mobilization and Community Revitalization: Insights From a Coal Mine Closure in Tumbler Ridge by Greg Halseth
December 2003:

List of Participants at the St. Damase & Gatineau Events
2003 St. Damase & Gatineau Workshop Information Page
November 2003:

In Sites Flyer: Rural Internet Use for Government Services lagging by David Bruce

In Sites Flyer: Social Capital, Services Certainty, Asset Mobilization and Community Revitalization: Insights From a Coal Mine Closure in Tumbler Ridge by Greg Halseth
October 2003: Driving directions and maps to the St. Damase NRE2/CRRF event, October 30 to November 2, 2003
In Sites Flyer: Le secteur communautaire et le monde des affaires sont les acteurs de la gouvernance locale les plus appréciés dans les milieux ruraux by Bruno Jean
September 2003: Updated agenda of CRRF Conference & Workshop 2003, October 30 to November 3, 2003
Powerpoint: Les nouvelles dynamiques rurales au Canada by Patrice Leblanc
Powerpoint: Le projet de recherche « La nouvelle économie rurale »: un regard sur la réalité canadienne by Patrice Leblanc
August 2003: Powerpoint: So What's New About the NRE? by Peter Apedaile
Paper: The Informal Economy in the New Rural Economy: A Research Proposal by Peter Apedaile et al.
Powerpoint: The Impact of NewTechnologies in Rural Canada by David Bruce and Bill Reimer
Powerpoint: Understanding Social Cohesion: Its Nature and Manifestations in Rural Canada by Bill Reimer and Derek Wilkinson
Powerpoint: The New Rural Economy Project: What Have We Learned? by Bill Reimer, July 2003
Powerpoint: Le nouveau rôle des élus locaux : Soutenir l'émergence d'une nouvelle gouvernance rurale by Bruno Jean
Paper: Le nouveau rôle des élus locaux : Soutenir l'émergence d'une nouvelle gouvernance rurale by Bruno Jean
Featured Publication: Building Community in an Instant Town, by Greg Halseth and Lana Sullivan
Link: Sonoran Institute (USA) The Sonoran Institute brings diverse people together to achieve their conservation goals in Western North America, from Mexico to Canada
July 2003: Downloadable CRRF November 3, 2003 Workshop Registration Form / Pamphlet (PDF)
Powerpoint: Social Capital and Governance: The Role of Intagible Factors in Community Capacity Building by Bruno Jean
Final Report to SSHRC for NRE Social Cohesion Stategic Research Grant: Social Cohesion in Rural Canada
Photo Gallery of the NRE May 2003 Workshop in Ferintosh, Alberta
Paper: The Informal Economy in Rural Canada, by Bill Reimer
New Link: Sustainable Agriculture Network Discussion Group (University of Florida)
PowerPoint: The Informal Economy in Rural Canada, by Bill Reimer
PowerPoint: Rural-Urban Relations: Building Alliances, by Bill Reimer
PowerPoint: The NRE Project: What Have We Learned?, by Bill Reimer
Good News, Bad News on Education Attainment Levels for Rural Canada, by David Bruce
June 2003: Info: CRRF November 2003 Workshop announcement, in PDF format
Paper: THE NEW RURAL ECONOMY: What is it?, by L. Peter Apedaile
Paper: Sensitivity of Rural Enterprises to Globalization and Trade Liberalization: A Japan/Canada Comparison, by L. Peter Apedaile, Mitsuhiro Nakagawa and Ray Bollman
PowerPoint: The Informal Rural Economy: An Asset Perspective, by L. Peter Apedaile
PowerPoint: The Informal Economy: A Research Proposal, by L. Peter Apedaile
PowerPoint: From Challenge to Strategy, by L. Peter Apedaile
Paper: A Commentary on Statistics Canada’s Rural and Small Town Analysis Bulletin (released June 12, 2003) and its relevance to Northeastern Ontario and Greater Sudbury, by Derek Wilkinson, Director, INORD
Paper: NRE: What Have We Learned? by Bill Reimer (June 2003)
May 2003: New Internet Links:
Rural Canada Research Inventory (St. Peter's College, SK)
Broadband for Rural and Northern Development (Industry Canada)
Community Access Program (Industry Canada)
Announcements & Opportunities: Summer 2003 Video Project. NRE team members and collaborators are invited to participate on a VOLUNTARY basis to a video project this summer, organized by David Bruce
New Internet Links:
The Coastal Communities Network (Nova Scotia)
Rural and Remote Canada Online
Tamarack Community Institute
Rural Community Gateway (Scotland)
Community Economic Development Across Canada
Better Farming - Business Magazine (Ontario)
Job Opportunity: Director of Community Development and Health Promotion Programs, University of Saskatchewan
April 2003: NRE Featured Publication: Opportunities and Actions in the New Rural Economy, Edited by David Bruce and Gwen Lister
Info: NRE Spring Workshop, May 1st to 3rd, 2003, Ferintosh, Alberta
March 2003: PowerPoint: La FCRR et la NÉR : Une vision devient réalité, par Bill Reimer
February 2003: PowerPoint: CRRF and the NRE: The Fruits of Ambition, by Bill Reimer
PowerPoint: The C-J Household Surveys, by Bill Reimer
PowerPoint: Rural Policies In Canada, by Bill Reimer