SSHRC Strategic Plan 2006-2011 Plan Stratégique du CRSH 2006-2011
This plan describes SSHRC’s commitment to a future where humanities and social sciences research provides Canadians with the knowledge and understanding to strengthen our social and intellectual foundations, to build an economy based on principles of fairness and equity for all, and to bring Canadian ideas onto the world stage. Oct 2005
The workshop program of the NRE was supported by the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation (CRRF). CRRF had been conducting workshops and conference since 1987. Financial support was provided from several different sources, depending on the event. These included the Interdepartmental Working Group on Rural and Remote Canada, the Rural Secretariat of Agriculture and Agrifood Canada, participating universities, FEDNOR, Statistics Canada, and SSHRC.
1996, October, International Conference on NAFTA and the New Rural Economy (Gimly, MB) This Conference was instrumental in focusing and stimulating the need for a systematic approach to the analysis of communities in Canada. It was the culmination of discussions regarding this need which began many years previous.
1997, May, Workshop: The New Rural Economy: Rural Revitalization (North Bay, ON) This workshop included the official; launch of the NRE. The initial project, entitled Understanding the New Rural Economy: Options and Choices was conceived as a 5-year project with the national sampling frame of 32 field sites.
1997, October, International conference: The New Rural Economy, Rural Revitalization, (West Prince County, PE)