Creating a digital cultural asset platform for rural community knowledge and entrepreneurship

This project will explore cultural asset mapping on the Great Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland and Labrador, a region with rich cultural heritage but which also faces challenges with supporting entrepreneurship and promoting new economic opportunities. The project will explore options for the creation of a cultural asset mapping tool on the GNP through a community engagement process that will involve both traditional knowledge-holders and cultural entrepreneurs.

Overcoming the Challenge of COVID-19: How entrepreneurs in Rural NL can understand and face the pandemic

The response to COVID-19 and stay-at-home orders have led to skyrocketing unemployment and various economic impacts. Entrepreneurs are coping up with challenges and conflicts that require solutions to sustain rural communities. With researchers based in Grenfell Campus, Memorial University (MUN) of Newfoundland in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL), this study will focus on how enterprise hubs could help entrepreneurship development in rural communities.