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Rural Development Institute
Brandon University
270-18th Street
Brandon, MB  R7A 6A9
Ph: 204-571-8515
Fx: 204-726-0473


Rural Development Institute

Rural Development Institute

Rural Development InstituteLocated lower level McMaster Hall

Field of Round Hay Bales

Field of Round Hay BalesLocated in southern Manitoba.

Welcome to Rural Development Institute

Welcome to Rural Development InstituteRural Development Institute and the Department of Rural Development located on the lower level of McMaster Hall.

2010 CRRF Annual Conference

2010 CRRF Annual Conference2010 CRRF Annual Conference, On the Bright Side: Rural Canada Works, in Brandon, MB.

Two Tomes added to RDI’s Publishing Arm

Two Tomes added to RDI’s Publishing ArmKen Beesley-The Rural-Urban Fringe in Canada: Conflict & Controversy; Doug Ramsey-Geographical Perspectives on Sustainable Rural Change.

2011 MB Excellence in Sustainability Award

2011 MB Excellence in Sustainability AwardRDI receives Honourable Mention at 2011 Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Awards. Photo courtesy of Tracey Goncalves.


ShelterbeltShelterbelt located at Southwest Manitoba farm.

Miniota Area

Miniota AreaWakpa Tanka Lookout off Hwy #83 about 1 1/2 mile north of Miniota, Manitoba. The site provides a panoramic view of the river valley.

Launch of Shelterbelt Website

Launch of Shelterbelt WebsiteHon. Ron Kostyshyn, MAFRI Minister and Bill Ashton, RDI Director officially launch new shelterbelt website http://prairieshelterbelts.ca/

Kenaston, Saskatchewan

Kenaston, SaskatchewanKenaston, SK ~ A member of the WaterWolf Regional Round Table.