Small towns strive to survive

Small Town Canada Strives to Survive

Here’s an informative report by CBC on how rural Canadians are striving to cope with change in the 21st century.  TRANSFORMATION How Canada’s small towns are trying to survive and thrive in changing times All summer CBC News will showcase communities adapting to demographic and other changes Chris Iorfida · CBC News · Posted: Jul 09, 2018 4:00 AM Continue reading


Escape the City to Kaslo

Contest aims to lure city folk to small-town B.C.

  Contest aims to lure city folk…  The BC Rural Centre’s Escape the City contest is beginning to create some significant media buzz, witness this CBC blogpost with nearly 1,000 shares & over 40 comments in 24 hours.  It’s a fun contest with a serious purpose — to remind young urbanites there’s an option to the Continue reading


Cape Breton market attracts workers

Cape Breton Business Offers ‘Land for Jobs’

Angela Antle is a producer who works from St. John’s and is the host of Atlantic Voice, a Sunday morning documentary program on CBC Radio. In the following blogpost and podcast, Angela describes one Cape Breton business’ novel way of attracting new staff.       Cape Breton business woman Heather Coulombe says it was Continue reading