Rural policy plays a vital role in everything from sustainable economic development to environmental protection in rural BC — policy decisions and the actions they generate, whether made in Victoria or Ottawa, can often have a major impact on the well-being of rural communities and First Nations.
We attempt to keep you abreast of important rural policy deliberations and rollouts at both the provincial and federal levels here.
RURAL MATTERS One Vision, Many Voices (Federation of Canadian Municipalities)
A Tool for Small Cities and Towns Many small and mid-sized cities around the United States are struggling because their economies were built largely on…
Program Details The Rural Economic Diversification and Infrastructure Program (REDIP) is a new grant launched by the Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Innovation (JEDI). The…
Many of us know someone who, at the height of the pandemic, picked up and moved from an urban centre to a smaller, more rural…
Rural regions are at the forefront of change. As our great green places—with the vast majority of land and natural resources—they are central to climate…