Building Vision

Developing leaders and facilitating collaboration on issues facing rural and northern Ontario.


November 2, 2017

Guest Blog: Public health changes will reduce rural voice says OMSSA

The Minister’s Expert Panel on Public Health has issued a series of recommendations that would drastically change the public health system in Ontario. Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA) members are concerned about the proposed changes that would reduce the municipal voice on public health issues. 

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October 20, 2017

Rural Ontario Foresight Papers launch event kicks off rural dialogue

The Rural Ontario Institute released the Rural Ontario Foresight Papers at a public launch event and reception at the Arboretum Centre - University of Guelph.The Rural Ontario Foresight Papers are a collection of six papers on selected themes as prepared by expert authors. Each has a corresponding northern commentary prepared by the Northern Policy Institute. Each Foresight Paper explores a particular topic in view of the current situation in rural and northern Ontario and looks ahead to what
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October 6, 2017

Welcoming AALP Class 17

Rob Black, CEO of the Rural Ontario Institute and Program Director of the Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program, shares his thoughts as AALP Class 17 gets underway. 

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