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Building Inclusive Communities in Rural Canada

Edited by Clark Banack & Dionne Pohler
Categories: Rural communities

This collection challenges misconceptions that rural Canada is a bastion of intolerance. While examining the extent and nature of contemporary cultural and religious discrimination in rural Canadian communities, ...

Sustainability Planning and Collaboration in Rural Canada

In step with rural development initiatives across Canada today, these fourteen case studies examine the shift toward sustainability-based planning as a key element of community development. They also ...


By (author) Curtis McManus
Categories: Rural communities
Series: The West

"Dirty Thirties" is the sobriquet commonly applied to the agricultural crisis in the drylands of southern Saskatchewan in Canada that coincided with the Great Depression, and it is generally assumed that ...

Farmers “Making Good”

By (author) Lyle Dick
Categories: Rural communities
Series: Parks and Heritage

In this newly revised edition of the widely praised original, published in 1989, Lyle Dick revisits the Abernethy district of Saskatchewan and his microhistorical analysis of the development of this prairie ...

The Prairie West as Promised Land

So the emblem of the West
Our bright Maple Leaf is bless’d
To its children of the goodly open hand;
All the nations of the earth
Are now learning of its worth
And are flocking to this wealthy, promised ...