IMMIGRATION AND RURAL CANADA, Research and Practice (National Think Tank Report 2005)

The Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation (CRRF) and Rural Development Institute (RDI) partnered in delivering National Rural Think Tank 2005- Immigration and Rural Canada: Research and Practice, which was held in Brandon, Manitoba on April 28. The event drew fifty invited participants representing the areas of policy, research and community from across Canada. Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD), Manitoba Labour and Immigration (LIM), New Rural Economy (NRE), Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), CRRF’s National Rural Research Network (NRRN), Rural Secretariat and Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) provided financial support for the event.