ROI supports ROMA's long-term strategic plan through shared data insights.

Date: February 8, 2022

ROMA Launches Opportunities in a Post-Covid World – strategy for rural Ontario

GUELPH, ON, February, 7th, 2022 – The Rural Ontario Institute (ROI) is proud to support the Rural Ontario Municipal Association’s (ROMA) long-term strategic plan through shared data insights unique to rural Ontario. ROMA’s long-term strategy will shape advocacy work in the upcoming provincial elections and support rural communities.

“ROI works closely with partners to provide meaningful data insights that help to inform policy, strategy and advocacy,” said ROI Executive Director Ellen Sinclair. “Data-driven knowledge has been a strong focus of ROI for over a decade and we work closely with leaders to offer an outcomes-focused lens for challenges that are uniquely rural.”

“More than a million rural Ontarians go to work every day producing goods and providing services that reach every part of the Ontario economy. Exports of goods and services from Rural Ontario top $100 billion a year,” said ROMA Chair Robin Jones. “The contributions from Rural Ontario is pivotal to the province’s overall economic and social vitality.”

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