We are pleased to be featuring a two-part series exploring some of the complex issues and ideas facing our communities.
Guest Article by Ken Coates
Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation
Rural and small town Canada finds itself in times of constant change. As we look forward to 2050, we contemplate a world that is being transformed by technological innovation, globalization and climate change. Communities and regions that seek to prosper have to be more proactive, more flexible and more forward-looking than in the past. The road ahead promises to be complicated, with prosperity and stability for rural and small town areas far from assured.