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October 2016

ARDN Launches Strategy for Eco-Friendly Affordable Housing in Rural Communities

November 2014

Tackling the Homelessness Issue in Rural & Remote Alberta: Over $2M Awarded to Projects in 11 Communities

June 2104

ARDN Awarded $2.4 Million for Projects Addressing Homelessness in Rural Alberta

April 2014

Workfore Development in Rural Alberta Focus of One Day Event

Focus on Vulnerable Populations in Rural Alberta at One Day Forum

February 2014

Call for Submissions: Digital Stories Role Models

ARDN Launches Event Series as Opportunity for Albertans to Set Rural Development Agenda

October 2013

President and CEO of Portage College Re-Elected as Chair of ARDN Board of Directors

September 2013

ARDN Commits Additional Funds to Reduce Rural & Remote Homelessness

April 2013

Nearly $425,000 Awarded to 7 Projects Addressing Homelessness in Rural & Remote Alberta

Backgrounder - Rural & Remote Homelessness Projects

March 2013

ARDN Increases Focus on Rural and Remote Homelessness with Funding Opportunity

January 2013

President of Portage College Elected as Chair of ARDN’s Board of Directors

December 2012

Diverse Team Receives Award of Excellence in Community from the Premier’s Council

October 2012

ARDN Leads Initiative to Support Alberta’s Rural Deaf Community

June 2012

ARDN confirms Keynote Speakers for Creating Rural Connections 2012 Conference

February 2012

ARDN Helps Renewable Energy Take Centre Stage at Medicine Hat Conference

November 2011

Rural Alberta Community Refocuses on Heritage Development

October 2011

ARDN Supports Rural Alberta Water Projects

August 2011

The Power of Knowledge is coming to Alberta September 29

June 2011

ARDN Partners with iCCAN and Lethbridge College to Gain Understanding of Virtual Education in Alberta

April 2011

Creating Rural Connections 2011 Conference offers information, ideas, and interactive sessions related to rural development

March 2011

Keynote Speakers Only One Way to Engage Participants at Alberta Rural Development Network Conference

February 2011

Creating Rural Connections 2011 Conference

October 2010

Alberta Rural Development Network Annual Report Released

ARDN AGM and Showcase Features Rural Development Projects and Speakers

September 2010

ARDN Offers Rural Development Assistance

August 2010

New Director of Community and Member Engagement Creates Connections for Rural Alberta

Rural Residents Encouraged to do Survey on Education and Training Needs

April 2010

Creating Rural Connections 2010 Conference

New ARDN Website Launch




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