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OBJECTIVES: Effective communication by public health agencies during a pandemic promotes the adoption of recommended health behaviours. However, more information is not always the solution. Rather, attention must be paid to how information is communicated. Our study examines the television news,...
Ethnic Identity Discourses of Recent Ukrainian Immigrants to Canada: Interactions between New Ukrainian-Canadians and the Established Ukrainian-Canadian DiasporaDownload
Ukrainian-Canadians are a relatively well-established group in this country. This thesis focuses on an as yet unstudied segment of this community, namely the new, post-Soviet Ukrainian immigrants. As an interdisciplinary project, the thesis researches the ethnic identity discourses of recent...
PDG awarded 2013. The project will enhance an emerging partnership between the province, community, funding agencies, and academic stakeholders. The partnership is focused on creating evaluation-based capacity and aligning evaluative thinking in the field of Early Childhood Development. This...
Material traces of ethnogenesis: An archaeological and spatial analysis of the Metis cultural landscape in the Canadian West, 1700-1880Download
SSHRC IDG awarded 2012: Our pilot project will address the question of Métis territory and identity via the remains of Métis landscapes in the archaeological record, particularly the material culture and spatial arrangements of known over-wintering sites in the Canadian Parklands, and...
SSHRC IG awarded 2013: The character of contemporary life depends fundamentally on oil -- an accessible, easy to store, easy to transport, and rich source of energy that has created the material conditions for manufacturing economies, global trade, large-scale human population growth,...
This is the first major update since the 1950’s to the composition and distribution of hard ticks in Alberta. Sixteen species were identified, the largest number of tick species in a single report from Alberta. The most common tick species identified from hosts which had not left Alberta were...
Homelessness Coverage, Social Reality, and Media ownership: Comparing a National Newspaper with two Regional Newspapers in CanadaDownload
The media plays an important role in the discourse of homelessness. The purpose of this study was to compare how two Alberta newspapers (Calgary Herald and Edmonton Journal) and one national newspaper(the Globe and Mail) covered homeless issues in terms of population, main themes, article type,...
An input-output analysis of the economic impacts of chronic wasting disease and bovine spongiform encephalopathy in Alberta and CanadaDownload
This thesis utilizes input-output analysis to calculate the economic impacts from potential prion diseases outbreaks in Alberta and Canada. Both chronic wasting disease and bovine spongiform encephalopathy have the capacity to not only affect the farmed cervid and cattle industries, but to impact...
Numerical experiments were developed using different water table depths and soil textures to investigate the impact of aspen harvesting on hydrological processes on the Western Boreal Plain. The effect of harvesting on soil moisture dynamics, fluxes at the water table, and water table fluctuation...