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January 2020

Exploring Lived Experiences of LGBTQ People Utilizing Healthcare Services in Rural Manitoba Webinar

The Rural Policy Learning Commons is hosting a free online webinar titled, "Exploring Lived Experiences of LGBTQ People Utilizing Healthcare Services in Rural Manitoba​” on January 13, 2020 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT. The webinar will feature Nadine Henriquez and Nora Ahmad of Brandon University. A brief description of the webinar is listed below: 

Presentation Capacity Poster Session

Ever wondered how to deliver an effective presentation or design a poster for a conference? On January 15th, a capacity building session will be held from 12:00 - 1:00 pm in the LA Pit with Shannon Brown. The session will identify best practices for designing posters, discuss how to effectively share findings, and demonstrate why plain language is critical. The session is being organized in preparation for the upcoming 2020 Rural Symposium however, anyone interested is welcome to attend the session.

Young Conservation Professionals Talk

Young Conservation Professionals Talk Want to grow as a leader?  Interested in conservation and the environment? Come out to a FREE pizza lunch in the LA Pit and learn about what Young Conservation Professionals (YCP) Leadership Program has to offer you! Co-founder, Peter Mitchell will be joined by YCP alumni to share experiences from past programs. To learn more about the YCP program visit the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority website.

Strengthening IFAD’s Alliances for Rural Transformation Presentation

The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development and Global Affairs Canada invite you to the magistral presentation of Dr. Paul Winters and Dr. Thouraya Triki from IFAD – United Nations. They will be accompanied by Global Affairs representatives; Mr. Stephen Potter, Director Agriculture and Food Systems and Mr. Anatoliy Shatkovskyy, Senior Analyst. After the presentation there will be small groups meetings.

Landscape Architecture Networking Night 2020

The University of Guelph’s Landscape Architecture programs in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development invite Landscape Architecture firms and public sector organizations to attend our 3rd annual LA Networking Night on January 30th.