Resources & Reports


Discover links to other rural organizations and online resources.

2016 Municipal Councillor Profile

Rural Ontario Photo Library

Browse photos of rural Ontario and submit your images.


Interested in rural statistics? Focus on Rural Ontario is a series of two-page fact sheets providing socio-economic data and trends for rural Ontario geographies. Click here to see all available fact sheets.

To see other resources and reports, please browse the following categories: 

Environment Resources

Other Environment Resources

Society Resources

Rural Health

Rural Health Research Organizations

An examination of retention factors among registered practical nurses in north-eastern Ontario - May 2015

Health Care in Canada, 2011 - A Focus on Seniors and Aging

Distance matters: a population based study examining access to maternity services for rural women - June 2011

Population density, call-response interval, and survival of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest - April 2011

A technical framework for costing health workforce retention schemes in remote and rural areas - April 2011

An evaluation of access to health care services along the rural-urban continuum in Canada - January 2011

Drive time to cardiac rehabilitation: at what point does it affect utilization? - June 2010

Mental Health Services in Smaller Northern Ontario Communities: A Survey of Family Health Teams - May 2010

Mental Health Services in Smaller Northern Ontario Communities: A Survey of Psychiatric Outreach Consultants - May 2010

Exploring the Socio-Economic Impact of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine - 2009

Visiting-Specialist Services to Improve Access and Outcomes for Isolated Populations - December 2007

Full-Time/Part-Time Employment of Nurses in Small Hospitals in Rural and Northern Ontario: Current Status, Issues and Options - August 2006

KO Telehealth/North Network Expansion Project: Final Evaluation Report - March 2006

The Link between Rural Medical Education and Rural Medical Practice Location: Literature Review and Synthesis - August 2005

Integrated Service Plan for Northwestern Ontario: Report of the Special Advisor, Tom Closson - June 2005

A Review and Synthesis of Strategies and Policy Recommendations on the Rural Health Workforce - 2003

A Strategy for Developing Environmental Health Indicators for Rural Canada - 2002

Economy Resources

Rural Ontario Summit

2014 Rural Ontario Summit - March 3, 2014 - proceedings and presentations