Videos & Webinars


Learn about innovative transit solutions for rural communities in Ontario by catching our latest webinar on replay.

With the recent Federal announcement for Rural Transportation funding, specifically noting Innovative solutions and “On Demand”, ROI is partnering with Pacific Western Transportation and the South Central Ontario Region Economic Development Corporation for this discussion of Innovative Transit Solutions for Rural Communities.

In this webinar, you will hear from speakers from South-Central Ontario municipalities and the private sector who will share their success stories and best practices in terms of on-demand and mixed on-demand/fixed-route transit system models. 


To watch more of our recorded webinars visit our YouTube Channel! Click Here.

Stories of Rural Entrepreneurship (2019) 

The Rural Entrepreneurship Case Studies highlight a range of approaches to entrepreneurship programming being implemented in rural communities throughout the province. 

Repurposing Public Space


Inspiring Young Entrepreneurs


Win This Space


Community Demonstration Projects (2019)

Through the Measuring Rural Community Vitality: Community Demonstration Projects, ROI worked alongside three community partners noted above on rural community vitality and well-being projects. These projects go further than the fact-finding, reporting and collection of community well-being indicators - they engage local community members in processes that build capacity for effective action and collaboration. 

Combatting Social Isolation – Chigamik Community Health Centre


Food Security – Prince Edward County


Connecting Families to Services – Middlesex County



How to tell your story with video. ROI commissioned Powerline Films to curate a Youtube playlist focusing on simple tips and tools you can use to produce high-quality videos on a budget:


Watch the full playlist here: How to Tell Your Story with Video 

Newcomer Engagement Case Studies (2017)


Summary Report Video


Dufferin County:


Huron County:


Northumberland County:


Youth Engagement Showcase 2015/2016:


Youth Engagement Showcase 2016/2017:


Measuring Rural Community Vitality Initiative