Keeping It Rural 2017 was a rousing success!
Our recent “rural success” conference gave attendees a chance to hear some truly inspirational speakers — folks who’ve “been there & done that” in rural communities and First Nations in BC, elsewhere in Canada, and around the world. If you weren’t there, no worries — you’ll find videos and Powerpoints featuring all our gifted presenters right here on our website, Just click on CONFERENCES above!
Meanwhile, here’s what six exceptional rural leaders — Dan Ohler (Sangudo Opportunity Co-op, Alberta), Maggie Donin (Intervale Center, Vermont), Paul Hinrichs (Kaslo Jazz Festival, BC), Sarah Calhoun (Red Ants Pants Foundation, Montana), Morris Ertman (Rosebud Theatre, Alberta), and John Davis (Lanesboro Arts, Minnesota) — said was their most important takeaway from KEEPING IT RURAL 2017.
- BC wildfires: calmer weather helping firefighters, but winds expected to return July 12, 2017 - Number of active fires has dropped below 200 for the 1st time in days This article by Mike Laanela, CBC News was first posted: Jul 12, 2017 8:41 AM PT Last Updated: Jul 12, Continue reading
- How can rural B.C. thrive? Australian expert offers lessons from his country July 12, 2017 - 'Is a town too small? No. Is a town likely to die? Yes, if they aren’t prepared to adapt' CBC News Posted: Jun 22, 2017 6:55 PM PT Last Updated: Continue reading