The Rural Secretariat is a unique and innovative Provincial Government entity that strives to advance the sustainability of rural Newfoundland
and Labrador communities and regions. It does this by:
- engaging the public in deliberative dialogue about sustainability issues and challenges;
- supporting collaboration between and among rural stakeholders including governments;
- facilitating and conducting research that helps inform government policy- and decision-making;
- and assisting ten volunteer, advisory councils to develop policy-advice for submission to the Provincial Government.