How do we attract Workers/Immigrants to Rural Areas

Notes & Ideas

  • Welcome committees, tours and introductions starting at the airport.
  • Municipal government must be involved.
  • Attract best talent for the area, example for me experience for Rural Town. Pro: and land cheaper.
  • Target people who want the lifestyle. Community needs to be on board.


  • Targeted recruitment being clear with expectations and realities of the area.
  • Target Talent like Farmers versus scientist for real areas.
  • Community welcoming committees at the community Municipal level. Get down on board.
  • Develop marketing strategies to Market towns were immigrants and businesses.
  • Rural housing program (provincial guarantee program?)
  • Mobility and transportation strategy.
  • Company incentives for homeownership( payment in exchange for X number of years of service)