Creating Rural Connections

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Creating Rural Connections 2014 Event Series 

Join ARDN, our post-secondary members, and other interested Albertans at these one day events. Listen and learn, share ideas and explore solutions around three issues affecting rural Alberta.

Each event includes keynote presenters, concurrent sessions,and an end-of-day workshop. Click here for details. 

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Alberta College of Art and Design (Calgary)
April 25, 2014
Register now!

Workforce Development
Grande Prairie Regional College (Grande Prairie)
May 9, 2014
Register now!  Early bird deadline is April 23.

Municipal Sustainability
MacEwan University (Edmonton)
May 26, 2014
Register now!   Early bird deadline is May 9.

We are still accepting Sponsors and Poster submissions for all three events


Call for Submissions: Digital Stories Role Models

Avatar Media, in partnership with ARDN, is excited to announce the Digital Stories component of the Trades Warriors Network. The Digital Stories are designed to allow curious youth a look into the lives of people who have found success as skilled trades workers. Avatar Media is currently looking for young Aboriginal adults who want to be champions for their culture and heritage. The Digital Stories will be broadcast on television and digitally on Telus Optik in 2014.

Click here to view the Call for Submissions.

Click here to view a one page information sheet for potential role models.




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