Building Vision

The Rural Ontario Institute develops leaders, initiates dialogue, supports collaboration and promotes action on issues and opportunities facing rural and northern Ontario.


February 15, 2017

Youth Engagement Showcase at ROMA Speaks

As part of this year's Youth Engagement Showcase, two early-bird entrants were chosen to share their stories at the Rural Ontario Municipal Association's annual conference, ROMA speaks. 

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February 13, 2017

ROI to launch a soil-focused leadership course for 2017

The Rural Ontario Institute (ROI) is launching the Ontario Soil Network, a unique soil-focused leadership course that is being piloted in southwestern Ontario in 2017. The course will kick off in March and is open to 25 farmers who are currently working to improve soils and would like to develop their leadership and communication skills.
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December 19, 2016

Guest Blog: Future Oxford presents full report on Community Wellbeing Survey

Residents living in rural areas report a greater degree of life satisfaction and wellbeing, according to the final report on the Community Wellbeing Survey undertaken in Oxford County this spring. 


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April 6 to 8, 2017 / London, ON

WM. A Stewart Lecture & Reception

'The Maverick Mentality' Join Kevin Stewart, from AGVISION Media, and a panel of Mavericks, including: Dylan Sher, creator, Before the Plate; Teresa Van Raay, AALP alumnus; and Ann Vermeersch, current AALP Class 16 member, in a discussion about how they’re changing the face of agriculture.

Tickets are $75, purchase here.

Livestreaming will be available for $30. Purchase your livestream ticket here.

April 6 to 8, 2017 / London, ON

AALP Class 16 Seminar 8

Theme: Look Ahead

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