BRANDON, MB – The Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Brandon University (BU) has released a report into strategies rural communities use to grow their population. This research provides insight into what growth strategies and assets are used by rural communities with growing and declining populations.
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BRANDON, MB – A Brandon University professor of religion has won the 2015 Canadian Society for the Study of Religion First Book Prize, an annual award recognizing an outstanding monograph in Religious Studies.
Dr. Alison Marshall won the national prize for her book The Way of the Bachelor: Early Chinese Settlement in Western Manitoba.
What is rural? What is policy?
It’s a classic Canadian story. Young man leaves home for the first time in pursuit of big dreams and hockey glory.
BRANDON, MB – New research led by the Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Brandon University (BU) explores settlement services available to newcomers in 29 rural areas and centres across Western Canada (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba). The project, entitled Immigration Settlement Services and Gaps in Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s Western Region, inventoried immigration settlement services and identified opportunities for improvement and partnerships that exist to better serve newcomers in rural areas.
BRANDON, MB – Rural Works! A Rural Policy Think Tank held at the Keystone Centre in Brandon, Manitoba in November, 2014 started a conversation about designing a successful future for rural Manitoba zeroing in on economic development.
BRANDON, MB – A historic discussion on civil liberty and national security will be held this week from June 17-19 in Winnipeg and all are invited to take part.
Organized by the Canadian Society for Ukrainian Labour Research and Dr. Rhonda Hinther, history professor at Brandon University, Civilian Internment in Canada: Histories and Legacies is the first event of its kind to examine internment experiences in Canada from a comparative perspective.
Brandon, MB – The Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Brandon University (BU) has released a report into the growth opportunities from innovation in the bulk food processing industry in Manitoba. This research fills an important gap in understanding how innovation is achieved in this industry.
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