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Call for Presentations, Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation Conference 2023

The Prentice Institute is currently collecting submissions for the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation (CRRF) conference in June of 2023.

Abstracts for individual presentations, research posters, and panels should be no longer than 250 words in length and should include all the presenters’ names, affiliations, and e-mail addresses.

Use the following Link to fill out the presentation submission form and email back to [email protected] before March 1st, 2023.

More information on the call for presentations for the CRRF Conference can be found here


Rural Refugee Sponsorship Project

In October, the project team at the Prentice Institute launched a national survey of refugee-background newcomers and sponsors in small and rural communities. If you have a chance there is still time to fill out the survey,

The project team is also conducting a final round of virtual focus group discussions with sponsors, refugee newcomers, and settlement workers in small and rural places. If you are interested in participating you can contact Rachel McNally at [email protected]

Prentice in the Press

Stacy Haugen a Research Associate with the Institute has written a chapter in the book "Building Inclusive Communities in Canada". Stacey's chapter is entitled “Driving into Nowhere: Refugee Resettlement and Integration in Rural Canada” 

Stacey Haugen is presenting at the “Nineteenth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability” from February 1-3, 2023 at the University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia. More info can be found here:

On January 25th at 12pm, Click here to Join the presentation

Get Connected, Become an Affiliate

The Prentice Institute accepts applications for affiliation year-round. Affiliates are eligible to apply for a variety of grant funds offered by the Institute.


The 4th issue of volume 17 of the Journal of Rural and Community Development (JRDC) has been released. This issue includes 8 articles. You can check out this issue here


National Student Paper Competition

Do you know any talented graduate students working on important Canadian policy issues? Let them know about this year's National Student Paper CompetitionOnline applications are open from November 1, 2022, to January 31, 2023.

The Refugee Hub is partnering with the University of Toronto to produce a new platform for sharing information about resettlement and other third country avenues to protection. http://Resettlement.Plus

The Consortium on Analytics for Data-Driven Decision-Making (CAnD3) has come out with its annual report for 2021-2023.

The full report can be found here

Hybrid Event: Internalized Colorism and Psychobiological Distress Among Black Americans February 8th, 1100-1230 Register Here

Calls for Papers:

The journal Quality and Quantity: International Journal of Methodology (Springer) invites contributions to a special issue focused on the measurement of population changes. Guest editors: Andrea Nigri, Susanna Levantesi, and Marco Bonetti. Deadline for submissions: January 31, 2023

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