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News/Nouvelles : Rural Canada News Scan, September 2009

Source: Compiled by the Canadian Rural Research Network.
Online news on rural Canada from September 6th to October 3rd 2009. Click on the heading to access the online article.

Transport minister announces service charter for rural mail delivery
Edmonton Sun
By ALTHIA RAJ National Bureau OTTAWA – The federal government is trying to calm fears Canada Post plans to reduce rural service by introducing a “service ...

Miller taking steps to protect rural mail delivery

Owen Sound Sun Times
Miller has been a vocal opponent to some aspects of Canada Post's national traffic safety review that is designed to check every rural mailbox in the ...

The Creative Class in the country
Ottawa Citizen
Understanding the importance of creativity in the regional economy is as important for Canada's rural areas as it is for all us "latte-sucking trendoids" in ...

Government of Canada's Investment in Canadian Biosphere Reserves ...
Market Wire (press release)
"This is a great example of how rural communities and government can work together to revitalize the rural economy and develop sustainable economic models ...

'Small' high schools learn how to stretch resources
Ottawa Citizen
The summit attracted 250 teachers, principals and administrators to discuss strategies for keeping high schools open in rural communities. ...


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