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Trends in Service Delivery: Examples From Rural and Small Town Canada, 1998 to 2005
During the past two decades, social and economic restructuring in rural and small town places across Canada has been accompanied by changes in the availability of local services. From retail toExpand
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The greying of resource communities in northern British Columbia: implications for health care delivery in already‐underserviced communities
Ce n'est pas d'hier que la prestation de services de soins de sante en milieu > doit composer avec les problemes geographiques lies aux distances, a la faible densite d'usagers, aux etablissements deExpand
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Rural Economic Development: A Review of the Literature from Industrialized Economies
Over the past 30 years, accelerating change has been one of the defining attributes of rural landscapes around the world. In response, there has been an increasing volume of rural economicExpand
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On the Edge in Rural Canada: The Changing Capacity and Role of the Voluntary Sector
ABSTRACT Since the 1980s, neoliberal policies have downsized or closed rural and small-town services. In response, voluntary groups have played an increasing role to retain basic supports. HowExpand
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The Struggle to Compete: From comparative to competitive advantage in Northern British Columbia
Abstract The social, economic, and political landscape of northern British Columbia (BC), Canada, has undergone considerable transformation since a recession in the early 1980s. From this, there isExpand
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The (Dis?)connected North: Persistent Regionalism in Northern British Columbia */le Nord-Connecte Ou Non? le Regionalisme Persistant Au Nord De la Colombie-Britannique *
This paper recounts findings drawn from extensive community-based research conducted across northern British Columbia designed to find out what ideas northerners have for improving economicExpand
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From Boom and Bust to Regional Waves: Development Patterns in the Peace River Region, British Columbia
Many studies of rural and remote resource region development focus upon the stresses associated with economic booms or busts. But what happens in regions where, over time, the pattern has become oneExpand
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Informal Support Networks of Low-Income Senior Women Living Alone: Evidence from Fort St. John, BC
Within the context of an aging Canadian rural and small-town landscape, there is a growing trend of low-income senior women living alone. While there is a perception that rural seniors haveExpand
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Strategies and Intervening Factors Influencing Student Social Interaction and Experiential Learning in an Interdisciplinary Research Team
Faculty have long incorporated students into interdisciplinary research projects to meet increasingly common demands for collaborative research by federal funding agencies. Despite the critical roleExpand
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