Book Chapter – Rural Policy in Canada
Bollman, R. D., & Ashton, B. (2018). Rural Policy in Canada. In Handbook of International Food and Agricultural Policies (Vols. 1–3, pp. 149–180). World Scientific.
The following sections are included: Introduction – What Is Rural? – What Is Rural Policy? – What Is Rural Canada — Past and Present? – Rural Development – Is Getting Harder Integral Components of Contemporary Rural Policy in Canada – Indigenous Peoples in Rural Canada – Narrow and Broad Rural Policy – Three Approaches to Rural Policy – One Approach: Delivering Programs to Rural Areas – A Second Approach: A Champion Inside Government Implementing a Rural Lens – Third Approach: Governance for Regional Economic Development Initiatives Within Functional Economic Areas – Governance Mechanisms to Deliver Services – Governance Mechanisms for Regional Economic Development – Conclusion – References