Building Vision

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


December 5, 2016

Guest Blog: Rural School Closures and the impact on communities

“Fair doesn’t mean everybody gets the SAME, fair means everybody gets what they NEED.”

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November 28, 2016

News Release: Youth Engagement Showcase call for nominations

The Rural Ontario Institute is pleased to announce an open call for nominations for the second Youth Engagement Showcase. Starting November 28th, 2016 and running until February 28th, 2017, you have the opportunity to nominate an Engaged Rural Youth from your community to be showcased through this initiative.
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November 24, 2016

Guest blog: National Youth Homeless Survey released

On November 17th the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness released Without a Home: The National Youth Homeless Survey. This is the largest study of its kind ever undertaken in Canada. In total, 1,103 street involved were surveyed at 47 agencies across 10 provinces and territories. 

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January 15 to 17, 2017 / Niagara Falls, ON

AALP Class 16 Seminar 7

Theme: Making Your Case and Modeling Leadership

April 6 to 8, 2017 / London, ON

WM. A Stewart Lecture & Reception

Details to be announced.

April 6 to 8, 2017 / London, ON

AALP Class 16 Seminar 8

Theme: Look Ahead

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