Rural revitalization is a significant challenge for many rural regions and communities across BC — and elsewhere in Canada and abroad — as they see their populations ageing and, in amenity-rich locations, unprecedented rapid growth.
Here you'll find information, examples, and advice regarding how rural communities go about renewing themselves, in the process, retaining their current citizens and attracting new ones, enhancing their built environments, and appropriately leveraging their natural, cultural, and intellectual assets.
Whether the focus is on the arts, technology, or innovative approaches to "old" economic sectors, rural communities that succeed can identify and leverage one or more unique strengths.
Key Links & Success Stories
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