TORC Conference

TORC CONFERENCE 2008 PROGRAM CHOCK FULL OF LOCAL APPROACHES TO BOOSTING RURAL!!The Ontario Rural Council (TORC) works to represent the collective rural voice by covering a wide range of rural sector interests and highlighting today's emerging issues. And this year's TORC Conference Program is no exception! We've packed it with best practices, effective strategies and success stories to help empower our rural business and community stakeholders. Here's just some of what we have in store for you:
o Broadband 'Readiness': Bringing high speed internet to our rural communities
o Local Food Movement: Capitalizing on locally-grown and locally-produced foods
o Rural Youth Councils: Why you should have one and how to get started
o Rural / Urban Linkages: Highlighting the City of Ottawa's approach to improving rural-urban relations
o Leadership Challenge Workshop: Introducing The Leadership Challenge Model and Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership
o Community Vitality Indicators: Measuring the 'health' of your community
o Rural Entrepreneurship: Support that can make a difference
o Rural Health: Connecting communities through medicine
o Rural e-Business: Broadband as economic enabler
Be sure to view Full Conference Program details by visiting and clicking through to our Conference website!
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For more information, contact our Conference Coordinator, Vicki Nash-Moore, at

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