Key themes explored during this year’s concurrent sessions are:

Cannabis & Rural Development
Inclusivity & Rural LGBTQ+ Youth
Land Use Planning for Economic Diversification
Precarious Employment
Rural & Indigenous food production & food security
Rural Broadband
Rural Healthcare
Social Enterprises and Rural Development
Rural Water Governance
Supporting Aging in Rural
The Community Impacts of Long-Distance Commuting
Workforce Development & Retention

This year’s conference features plenary sessions focused on:

Reconciliation and Rural Development
Rural Mental Health
Rural Water Governance

The conference program is updated weekly:

Click here to view the most recent draft conference program, updated September 21.

Click here to view the most recent formatted Book of Abstracts, updated September 13.

This research was supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.