PowerPoints and Video Presentations
Fireside Chat – A View of Rural Development and Canada's Economy
Powering Prosperity: The Impacts of Connectivity on Rural Communities and What It Will Take to Get It Done – With Presenting Conference Sponsor TELUS®
Moderator: Caroline Arbour. Panelists: Nathalie Dionne, acting VP Home Solutions & Customer Excellence, TELUS Quebec; Kara Westerlund, Regional Municipalities of Alberta Vice President and Councillor in Brazeau County, AB; Randy Jones, CEDEC and former Mayor of Gros-Mécatina; Alfred Loon, President, Eeyou Communications Network.
Co-operative Conversion: Helping to Safeguard Jobs & Local Businesses
Daniel Brunette, Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada
Canada’s Rural Regions in the Quest for Inclusive Knowledge-Based Economies: Triumphs, Prospects and Challenges
Dr. Charles Conteh, Niagara Community Observatory, Brock University
Building Bridges Between Public-Private-Civil Society Sectors to Optimize Rural Economic Development
Moderator: Kelly Vodden, Professor (Research), Environmental Policy Institute. Panelists: Dr. Heather Hall, University of Waterloo, author of COVID-19 and Rural Economic Development in Canada: Impacts, Responses and Recovery; Matthew Mendelsohn, Visiting Professor, Toronto Metropolitan University, Senior Advisor, BCG Global Public Sector Practice; and John Buck, President CEO, CEDEC.
Addressing COVID-19 Challenges Through Multi-Sectoral Collaboration: The Rural Rebound Case Studies
With Lissel Hernandez-Gongora,
University of Guelph