As the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic made the realities of urban life more and more uncomfortable, city-dwellers from across Canada traded in high-rise condos in densely packed neighbourhoods for farmhouses in the countryside. As a result, Canadians in more rural areas have seen rising costs in housing and related issues. Should smaller communities try to do something to combat the influx of come-from-away’ers? Or does a move from urban to rural signal a new opportunity for new collaborations and a shift in the balance of power? Join us for a panel discussion with housing experts from in and around Halifax as we unpack the challenges that have emerged in the past years.