About us

The organization behind the Rural Way is the Western Rocky View Communities Development Society (CDS). The Rural Way is a program of CDS that provides a way to engage the community in responding to rural aging needs.


About CDS

The Communities Development Society (CDS) is a not for profit charitable society that supports grassroots community development in rural communities.  They:  

  • Facilitate community conversations to identify community strengths, resources, issues and concerns, 
  • Assist in developing plans for local solutions and strategies, and 
  • Promote community collaboration and coordination. 


Vision: “Resilient, connected rural communities” 

“We assist rural communities to engage and connect for an enhanced quality of life”

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