Saturday, June 8
10:30–11 a.m.

Rural economies are vital to Canada's economy. This conversation will explore rural growth and discuss increased demands on housing, infrastructure and community services in Canada's rural, northern and remote communities.


  • Neal Comeau, Councillor, Sturgeon County, AB


  • Stephen Covey, Chief Security Officer and Police Chief, CN
  • Joshua Barrett, President, Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation
  • Lisa Bélanger, CEO, Rural Development Network
  • Tamara Krawchenko, Assistant Professor, Public Administration, University of Victoria
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