Building Vision

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


August 15, 2018

ROI announces Measuring Rural Community Vitality Phase 2

The Rural Ontario Institute (ROI) is pleased to introduce Measuring Rural Community Vitality (MRCV) – Phase 2. Included in this second phase are six projects, many of which will build on prior success and extend the impact of projects from the first phase projects.
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August 2, 2018

ROI welcomes Ferguson as new Leadership Programs Director

he Rural Ontario Institute (ROI) is pleased to welcome Gabrielle Ferguson as the new Leadership Programs Director. In this new position, Ferguson will be directly responsible for managing ROI’s long-running Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program, and continuing to develop the organization’s other leadership program offerings. Ferguson will also be instrumental in maintaining and creating sponsor relationships for current and future programs.
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May 4, 2018

Guest Blog: Why Ontario Needs a Rural & Remote Immigrant Nominee Pilot

The Northern Policy Institute (NPI) is advocating for an Immigration Pilot Program for rural and northern Ontario. NPI's President and CEO, Charles Cirtwill, has provided a guest blog outlining the how similar programs in other provinces could be tailored to fit the needs of rural and northern Ontario.

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