November 1, 2014
The Government of Alberta, seeking ways to ensure the province’s rural economy continues to flourish, created a Rural Economic Development Task Force in early 2014. This action plan, a result of the task force’s work, outlines the steps that governments, industries, businesses and communities can...
January 1, 2013
Attracting population to small rural communities can be a challenge as most people prefer to settle in larger cities where the draw of family, friends, ethnic networks and jobs is strong. However, rural communities can attract and retain population by promoting the benefits of living and working...