The RFRC's research is disseminated in the form of peer-reviewed journal articles and books, conference and keynote presentations, reports, fact sheets, and media interviews. Some of the highlights are below.

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Seeing a Future in it: generations and work in Atlantic Canada

In many countries, concerns are mounting around what will happen when the ‘Baby Boomers’ exit the labour force permanently. This SSHRC Insight project takes a critical look at rural occupational succession.


RFRC survey to capture housing desires and needs among young adults with Autism in Nova Scotia

Governments and communities in Nova Scotia and around the world are struggling to meet the housing and independent living needs of people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Pressure from self-advocates, families, caregivers, and service providers points to a significant unmet demand for resources to allow thousands of young adults with ASD to establish and maintain households of their own.


RFRC Survey: Rural-urban political divide is a myth

RFRC researcher and SOSA MA student Rachel McLay led a regional survey of Atlantic Canadians that asked about their political values and behaviours, and where they get their news. The survey was conducted in the RFRC by a team of undergraduate student interviewers and graduate student supervisors. Rachel and supervisor Howard Ramos wrote about it in Policy Options here.