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News/Nouvelles : Rural Canada News Scan, July 2009

Source: Compiled by the Canadian Rural Research Network
Online news on rural Canada from July 5th to July 26th 2009. Click on the heading to access the online article.

Rural Canada remains the daunting frontier
Toronto Star
"It is the Liberals and NDP who have real trouble electing anyone – man or woman – in rural areas because they are out of touch with rural Canada. ...

Canada and Yukon Governments Help Construct Champagne and Aishihik ...

Market Wire (press release) (press release)
Yukon and Canada are each providing $4 million toward the project's costs under the Canada-Yukon Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund program. ...

Ignatieff says he'll compromise to fix EI

Vancouver Sun
... week proposed basing the number of hours workers must put in before qualifying for EI on three different regional divisions: urban, rural and remote. ...

CBC Wants New Terms of Licence for bold
mediacaster - Toronto,Canada
The public broadcaster has formally asked that the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission allow it to drop the “rural perspective” from ...

Shedding all negative images
Sudbury Star - Sudbury,Ontario,Canada
... snowmobiling helped local economies and tourism, it became obvious where recreational ATVing was going and how important it would be for rural Canada. ...

Rural mailboxes on the move
Owen Sound Sun Times - Owen Sound,Ontario,Canada
“Rural mailboxes are part of the fabric of rural Canada. If we ask a customer to move a rural mailbox we know it's an inconvenience for them — our mandate ...

Off-reserve aboriginal people in Canada face "second" digital divide

Georgia Straight - Vancouver,British Columbia,Canada
By Stephen Hui On many rural reserves, First Nations people don't have the high-speed Internet access, computers, and user skills that residents of urban ...

High Speed Internet Build Out in Rural Areas

mediacaster - Toronto,Canada
New high speed Internet services will be available to people in rural communities in Canada, following announcement of expansion of such services by Barrett ...

Stimulus cash for rural projects
Lethbridge Herald - Lethbridge,AB,Canada
The federal dollars announced Thursday come from the Infrastructure Stimulus Fund, part of Canada's Economic Action Plan. The Town of Cardston will put the ...


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