Rural Resilience Starts 2022 Off Strong

Rural Resilience rings in the new year with two publications and three radio interviews!

Researchers working on the Potable Water Dispensing Unit Project published an article in the Journal of Rural and Community Development. The article, “COVID-19 and Drinking Water Security in Rural, Remote and Indigenous Communities: the Role of Collaboration among Diverse Actors in Responding to a Global Pandemic,” analyzes how COVID-19 has further exacerbated water security and infrastructure challenges experienced by rural and remote Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities in Canada. Read the full article here.

Two researchers working on this project, Dr. Kelly Vodden and Dr. Deatra Walsh, go on to share the results of this project with three different radio interviews. Click the links to listen below:

Last, but certainly not least, Rural Resilience researcher, Dr. Brennan Lowery, along with 5 community change-makers published an article in Gateway: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement. The article, titled “Harnessing the Power of Stories for Rural Sustainability: Reflections on Community-Based Research on the Great Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland,” explores storytelling as a way of giving community members a voice and challenging the top-down notions of rural sustainability. Read the full article here.

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