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Ipods, Algae, and Oil: Your place in the future of (rural) Canada: 

1 Ipods, Algae, and Oil: Your place in the future of (rural) Canada Bill Reimer 2007/10/24

1962 - 2007: 

1962 - 2007 2

My Path: 

My Path 3

Canadian Situation: 

Canadian Situation 4

Canadian Balance of Trade, 2004: 

5 Canadian Balance of Trade, 2004





Observations - 1: 

8 Observations - 1 Rural Canada is diverse Primary industries are shedding labour Manufacturing and services competitive Industry has concentrated Environment more important Knowledge-intensive employment growing Price of communication and transportation is falling; moving people increasing

Observations - 2: 

9 Observations - 2 Youth leaving, families returning Government services more regional Rural aging fastest Rural perceived as safe Immigration strong Local capacity is critical Rural and urban Canada are interdependent

Rural Responses: 

Rural Responses 10

Our Responses: 

Our Responses 11

NRE…The Rural Observatory: 

12 NRE…The Rural Observatory …an International Network


Collaborate 13


Learn 14


Opportunities? 15

The New Rural Economy Project: 

16 The New Rural Economy Project Bill Reimer 2007/10/24

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