Facilities

Canadian Rural Economy Research Lab (C-RERL)

The Canadian Rural Economy Research Lab (C-RERL) is a state-of-the-art research facility designed to study Canada's rural economy, quality of life, and environment utilizing the latest GIS software and statistical packages. C-RERL examines all issues that affect the vitality of Rural Canada from a diversified economy, healthcare, environment, amenities, transportation, to a productive and sustainable agricultural sector. Whether it is linking GIS to survey results, creating informative maps, to analysis using complex statistical techniques, C-RERL endeavors to use the most innovative research approaches to assess issues that affect all Canadians.

Social Sciences Research Laboratories (SSRL)

The Social Sciences Research Laboratories (SSRL) is a premiere research facility that supports faculty, staff and students doing cutting-edge research in the social sciences. This unique facility provides access to innovative, state-of-the-art research infrastructure and research supports that are unparalleled in Canada. The SSRL has three interrelated objectives: 1) to provide researchers access to shared research infrastructure and technical and administrative support; 2) to enable hands-on research training opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in the social sciences; 3) to enable and support investigator-driven and community-engaged research.