Building Vision

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


April 3, 2018

ROI appoints Acting CEO

The Rural Ontario Institute has implemented a transition plan in the wake of Chief Executive Officer Rob Black’s appointment to the Senate of Canada. Approved by the ROI Board and effective immediately, Norm Ragetlie, Director, Policy and Stakeholder Engagement, will be Acting Chief Executive Officer. Rob Black will continue as Transition Advisor to the Board until his departure from the organization on June 30th, 2018.
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March 28, 2018

Provincial Election Questions for Parties and Candidates

The Rural Ontario Institute has prepared 10 questions of importance to rural Ontario for the upcoming provincial election based on priorities from our recent Rural Priorities survey.

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March 22, 2018

Guest Blog: My experience as an intern with the Rural Ontario Institute

Lissel Hernandez-Gongora, an international PhD student at the University of Guelph, shares her experience as an intern with the Rural Ontario Institute. 

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