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

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 featured plenary sessions focused on:

Reconciliation and Rural Development
Rural Mental Health
Rural Water Governance

The conference program is finalized:

Click here to view the conference program with links to available presentations. 

Click here to view conference book of abstracts.

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