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Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation  E-Newsletter
December 2017

Call for New and Emerging Researchers Profiles


Each year, the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation devotes the February issue of the newsletter to showcasing new and emerging rural researchers and new rural initiatives being led by community organizations. This is an opportunity to raise the profile of new and emerging research  to a national and international audiences. Further, the research profiles also facilitate new connections to other people interested in similar topics.

To submit a  profile, simply click here: The deadline for submissions is February 10, 2018. 


Rural Calendar of Events

events1Keeping your finger on all the rural events taking place can be time consuming. The Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation's website is simplifying the process! 

The CRRF website contains an inventory of upcoming rural events, conferences, workshops, and webinars. The inventory contains rural events from all corners of Canada and internationally. The events cover a diversity of issues relevant to rural communities, such as entrepreneurship, sustainability, economic development, and public policy. The calendar of events welcomes additional submissions, either through the webpage or via email ( There is no charge to post your upcoming rural event to the online calendar of events. Simply submit the details of your rural event here. 

Check out the rural calendar of events at The calendar of events is supported by the Rural Policy Learning Commons.

Stay Connected with CRRF

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Did you know that you can stay connected to the Foundation and its activities through Twitter and Facebook? Join the conversations today both following CRRF! 

New Rural Routes Podcasts


What does it mean to live rurally in the 21st century? The second season of Rural Routes Podcasts has started. Details of the new episodes are listed below. 

Check out Recent RPLC Webinars on YouTube

RPLC LogoDid you miss a recent webinar hosted by the Rural Policy Learning Commons? If so, do not fret! Recordings of recent webinars can be found on Rural Policy Learning Commons' YouTube channel. Recent webinars include: 

Ask an Expert

Ask_An_ExpertCan't find the answer to a rural specific question? Perhaps it is a question related to best practices or about funding programs? Maybe your question is about finding a connection to another organization that has started a similar initiative to yours. Regardless of the topic, send your questions to the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation! We can pose your question to over 2,000 members and supporters from across Canada. Our stakeholders represent local development practitioners, government policy and program officials, researchers, and private businesses. We are sure someone in our network will have an answer or be able to point you in the direction where you can find more information.

To submit a question click here:

Call for Papers and Funding Opportunities 

Graduate Study Opportunities 

Job Opportunities 

Recent Rural Newsletters 

Check out recent newsletters from organizations across the country. 

Rural Reports and News from Around the Country

Sask. developing rural crime app (The Western Producer)

Federal funding to fuel rural innovation (Amherst News Citizen-Record)

Follow CRRF/FCRR ... 

Keep up to date on all CRRF/FCRR activities, news, and updates from across the country regarding rural and regional development by following CRRF/FCRR on our social media platforms. You can follow CRRF/FCRR on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn

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Upcoming Rural Events

December 11-15, 2017
Quebec City, Quebec

February 5-7, 2018
Toronto, Ontario 

February 22-23, 2018

More rural events can be found at

Do you know of an upcoming rural or regional development event? Let us know and we will add it to our list of events (

Contribute to the E-Newsletter

Do you have a story about rural or regional development? A new publication, toolkit, or website? CRRF would love to hear about it! We continually look for new ideas and stories to share. Send your ideas to

Follow CRRF on Social Media

Did you know you can follow CRRF on both Facebook and Twitter? Add us today to keep up to date with activities, news, and upcoming events. 

The Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation (CRRF) is a charitable institution committed to bettering the lives of rural Canadians. For more information about CRRF please visit You have received this communication as a past participant to a CRRF sponsored event.

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