Project Resources

WORKING PAPERS

BACKGROUND

REGIONAL PROFILES

RESEARCH FINDINGS REPORTS

OTHER PUBLICATIONS AND AFFILIATED REPORTS

  • Breen, S., J. Daniels, S. Markey and K. Vodden. (2015). Place-Based Development in Rural Regions. In Vodden, K., G. Baldacchino and R. Gibson (Eds.) Place Peripheral: The Promise and Challenge of Place-Based Development in Rural and Remote Regions. ISER Books.
  • Butters, L., Romero, A., Abdulai, A. R., Evans, Shem, Islam, N., Oppong, A., Rutta, E., Arsenault, N., and Echikwonye O. (2016). Our Way Forward: Sharing Knowledge and Buulding Capacity for Regional Development. Memorial University of Newfoundland, Grenfell Campus: Corner Brook.
  • Daniels, J., K. Vodden and G. Baldacchino. (2015). Matters of Place: the Making of Place and Identity. In Vodden, K., G. Baldacchino and R. Gibson (Eds.) Place Peripheral: The Promise and Challenge of Place-Based Development in Rural and Remote Regions. ISER Books.
  • Gibson, R. & Coates, K. (in preparation). The last rural federal government? Policy Options Politiques.
  • Gibson, R., Racher, F., & Annis, R. (accepted). Honouring culture and diversity in community planning. In A. Vollman (Ed). Community as Partner: Theory and Multidisciplinary Practice (Chapter 7, pp. 154-176). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins.
  • Gibson, R. (2014). Collaborative Governance in Rural Regions: An Examination of Ireland and Newfoundland and Labrador. PhD Dissertation. Memorial University.
  • Hall, J. Walsh, K. Vodden, and R. Greenwood. (2013). Challenges, Opportunities and Strategies for Advancing Innovation in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Leslie Harris Centre for Regional Policy and Development.
  • Hall, H., J. Walsh, K. Vodden, and R. Greenwood. (2016). Advancing Innovation in Newfoundland and Labrador: Insights for Knowledge Mobilization and University-Community Engagement. Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship, 9(1)
  • Hall, H., K. Vodden, and R. Greenwood (2015). From Dysfunctional to Destitute: The Governance of Regional Development in Newfoundland and Labrador. International Planning Studies.
  • Hallström, L, Johnson, T., Bollman, R., Gibson, R., & Ashton, W. (submitted). Policy designs in rural Manitoba: Alternatives and opportunities in the midst of change. Manitoba Law Journal: Underneath the Golden Boy.
  • Markey, Sean, Breen, Sarah-Patricia, Vodden, Kelly, and Daniels, Jen. (2015). Evidence of Place: Becoming a Region in Rural Canada. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research.
  • Minnes, S. (2012). Ontario Source Water Protection Planning: An Analysis of Theory, Policy and Practice. Masters Research Paper. University of Guelph.
  • Reimer and Brett. 2013. Scientific Knowledge and Rural Policy: A Long-distant Relationship. Sociologia Ruralis 53(2) 272-290.
  • Vodden, K., G. Baldacchino and R. Gibson (Eds.) (2015). Place Peripheral: The Promise and Challenge of Place-Based Development in Rural and Remote Regions. ISER Books.
  • Vodden, K., Gibson, R. and Porter, M. 2014. A Brighter Future for Whom? Rural and regional development in the Williams era. In Marland, A. and M. Kerby (Eds.), First Among Unequals: The Premier, Politics and Policy in Newfoundland and Labrador, McGill-Queens University Press.
  • Vodden, K. and H. Hall with D. Freshwater and Research Team. Understanding Regional Governance in Newfoundland and Labrador: A Survey of Regional Development Organizations. Prepared for the Leslie Harris Centre and Municipalities NL: https://www.mun.ca/harriscentre/reports/research/2013/1305_UnderstandingRegionalGovernance.pdf
  • Vodden, K. 2015. The Promise and Challenge of Collaborative Governance on Canada’s Coasts. Canadian Geographer. 59(2): 167-180. Available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cag.12135/epdf
  • Vodden, K., R. Lane and C. Pollett. 2016. Seeking Sustainability through Self-Assessment and Regional Cooperation in Newfoundland and Labrador. In L. Hallstrom, M. Beckie, G. Hvenegaard, and K. Mündel (Eds.), Sustainability Planning and Collaboration in Rural Canada: Taking the Next Steps (Chapter 14). Edmonton: University of Alberta Press.
  • Woodrow, M., Woodrow, H., Parrill, E., Vodden, K., and Lane, D. (2014).Exploring Innovation in the Inshore Fishery in Newfoundland and LabradorTeller School of Management, University of Ottawa.

INTERVIEWS AND AUDIOVISUAL RESOURCES

VIGNETTES

PROJECT AND RELATED PRESENTATIONS

2016

2015

  • Results of a Critical Examination of New Regionalism in the Canadian Context. (2015). Presented at the Canadian Rural Revitalization/North Atlantic Forum Annual Conference, Summerside, Prince Edward Island. Vodden, with Douglas, Markey, Reimer, and Team.
  • Rural service provision: An international comparative. (2015). Presented at the International Comparative Rural Policy Seminar, Galway, Ireland. Gibson.
  • The new rural realities: Wealth, governance, and innovation. (2015). Keynote panel presentation delivered at the Shift Rural: Connecting with a New Rural Landscape Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Gibson.
  • Density, distance, and borders: Responding to globalization in the Strait of Belle Isle, Canada. (2015). Presented at the 8th Quadrennial Conference of the British, Canadian, and American Rural Geographers, Swansea, Wales. Gibson.
  • An emerging new north compromised by old lines? Cross-border regional development in the Labrador Straits-Québec Lower North Shore region. (2015, June). Presented at the Canadian Association of Geographers Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia. Gibson
  • Regard sur le nouveau régionalisme au Canada rural: une comparaison interprovinciale (2015, May). Presented at the 83rd Congress of the Association canadienne-française pour l’avancement des sciences (ACFAS), Rimouski. Brett, Vodden, and Reimer.
  • The Water-Food-Energy-Climate Nexus: An opportunity for rural-urban policy integration (2015, May). Presented at the Water-Food-Energy-Climate Nexus: An emerging challenge for rural policy, OECD/ICRPS/RPLC Preconference, Memphis. Reiner, Barrett, and Vodden.
  • Rhetoric versus Reality: Examining New Regionalism in Rural Canada. (2015, May). Presented at the Regional Studies Association Annual Conference, Italy. Vodden, Douglas, Markey, and Reimer.
  • Can multi-level regional governance enhance rural development? Experiences from South Kerry, Ireland and Newfoundland, Canada. (2015, May). Presented at the Water-Food-Energy-Climate Nexus: An Emerging Challenge for Rural Policy, Memphis, USA. Gibson.
  • Quebec’s Approach to Regional Development: An historical perspective (2015, February). Rural Development Institute Webinar Series. Reimer.

2014

  • The future of regional economic development: Policies, strategies, and models. (2014). Keynote presented at the Manitoba Community Economic Development Speakers Series, Brandon, Manitoba. Gibson.
  • New Regionalism and Territorial Development (2014, November). Presented at MIC, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland. Douglas.
  • Re-imaging rural Manitoba (2014, November). Presented at the Rural Policy Think Tank in Brandon, Manitoba. Gibson.
  • Outside the box but not tripping on the lines: Experiences in northern and rural multi-community collaboration (2014, October). Presented at the Towards Regional Collaboration Workshop in Blanc Sablon, Québec and L’Anse au Clair, Labrador. Gibson.
  • The Trajectories of Rural Canada (2014, October). Presented at the Towards Regional Collaboration Workshop in Blanc Sablon, Québec and L’Anse au Clair, Labrador. Vodden.
  • New realities, old partners? Experience of ‘new’ rural development initiatives in a peripheral region of Newfoundland and Labrador (2014, September). Presented at the New Realities, New Relationships Conference in Prince George, BC. Gibson.
  • Regional revision: a regional approach to managing drinking water (2014, September). Presented at the New Realities, New Relationships Conference in Prince George, BC. Breen and Minnes.
  • Strengthening Rural Regions: A look at regional policy initiatives for a more resilient rural Canada (2014, September). Presented at the New Realities, New Relationships Conference in Prince George, BC. Annis, Gibson, Imus, Jean, and Vodden.
  • Anecdotes vs. Evidence: The Role of Place-Based Development in Becoming a Region in Rural Canada (2014, May). Presented at the Canadian Association of Geographers Conference in St. Catherine’s, ON. Markey, Breen, Vodden, and Daniels.
  • ‘New Regionalism’ as the New Local Development Paradigm?: Cautionary Evidence from some Recent Research in Canada (2014, April). Presented at the OECD-LEED conference in Stockholm, Sweden. Douglas.
  • Translating a sense of place into new geographies of philanthropy? The case of Newfoundland, Canada. (2014, April). Presented at the American Association of Geographers Conference in Tampa Bay, USA. Gibson.

2013

2012

  • Is there life beyond zone boards? (2012, November). Presented at Memorial Presents, Marystown, NL. Gibson.
  • Collaborative governance and rural regions: An investigation of the Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland. (2012, October). Presented at the Atlantic Division, Canadian Association of Geographers in Halifax, NS. Gibson.
  • Rural Innovation and Sustainability: Adaptations of Firms on the Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland (2012, October). Presented at the Atlantic Division, Canadian Association of Geographers in Halifax, NS. White.
  • The Emerging ‘New Regionalist’ Approach to Development and What it Means for Rural Development (2012, October). Presented at Creating Rural Connections, Olds, Alberta. Hall.
  • Understanding Regionalism and Regional Development in Canada: Highlights from a National Research Initiative (2012, October). Presented at Creating Rural Connections, Olds, Alberta. Vodden.
  • The Regionalization of Public Services and Economic Development in Rural NL (2012, September). Presented at Memorial Presents in Springdale, NL. Vodden.
  • The River Multiple: Exploring the Performance of Identity and Place in Resource Politics on the Gander River, Newfoundland, Canada (2012, July). Presented at the Royal Geography Society and Institute of British Geographers Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland. Daniels.
  • Working with Communities for Learning and Developmental Evaluation (2012, June). Canadian Evaluation Society NL Professional Development Conference, St. John’s NL. Vodden.
  • One River-Multiple Places? Exploring Pluralism and Resource Politics on the Gander River, Newfoundland, Canada. (2012, June) Presented at the Canadian Association of Geographers in Waterloo, ON. Daniels.
  • Innovation models and rural regions. (2012, May). Presented at Policy and Research in Community Investment National Rural Research Workshop, Ottawa, Ontario. Carter and Vodden.
  • Regional governance in the periphery: Lessons for rural and regional development policy and practice. (2012, May). Presented at Policy and Research in Community Investment National Rural Research Workshop, Ottawa, Ontario. Gibson, Vodden, and Markey.
  • Building Governance from Initiatives of Regionalization and Inter-Municipal Collaboration: Experiences in Peripheral Regions of Newfoundland, Canada.  (2012, April). Presented at New Challenges for Local Governance, International Geographical Union – Commission on Geography of Governance Annual Conference. Lisbon, Portugal. Gibson and Vodden.
  • ‘New Regionalism’: Some Reflections on Key Concepts and Implications for Urban and Rural Development Planning (2012, March). Presented at MIC, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland. Douglas.

2011

  • Finding place among the placeless: The role of regional development in the Peace River region, northern British Columbia. (2011, October). Presented at Culture, Place and Identity at the Heart of Regional Development in St John’s, NL. Breen and Markey.
  • Linking identity, territory and place: Exploring regional governance of the Gander River. (2011, October). Presented at Culture, Place and Identity at the Heart of Regional Development, St John’s, Newfoundland. Daniels.
  • Place-based development in rural regions. (2011, October).  Presented at Culture, Place and Identity at the Heart of Regional Development, St John’s, Newfoundland. Breen and Markey.
  • Regionalism as an Adaptive Response in Rural Newfoundland and Labrador. (2011, July). Presentation to the 7th Quadrennial International Conference of Rural Geographers, Winnipeg, AB. Vodden.

2010

  • Exploring regionalism in rural Newfoundland: The case of the Burin Peninsula (2010, October). Presented at Taking the Next Steps: Sustainability Planning, Policy, and Participation for Rural Canadian Communities’ in Camrose, AB. Gibson and Dominaux.
  • Regional Collaboration: Pathway to Innovative Governance or Rural Abandonment? (2010, October). Panel discussion at On the Bright Side: Rural Canada Works in Brandon, Manitoba. Douglas, Carter, Markey, Vodden, and Reimer.

2009

POSTER PRESENTATIONS