8:30AM - 9:30AM
Lessons to be learned and shared: Rural Community success stories and innovation.
“Creating a New Destination” Ben Cowan-Dewar, Managing Director and co-Owner, Cabot Links, Inverness, Cape Breton, plus a young employee
“The Role of Community Foundations” Linda Hart, Executive Director, Beautiful Plains Community Foundation, Neepawa, Manitoba
“A New Farming Cooperative” Linda Best, Exec. Director, FarmWorks, Annapolis Valley, NS
“Collaborative Rural Health” Paula Poirier, Vice President of Operations, Medavie EMS and Chief Operating Officer of Emergency Medical Care Inc. plus rural health care professionals