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“Survival kicks in…and that’s that”: Exploring the Pathways of Aboriginal Women Into, Through and Out of the Gang LifestyleDownload
This research project sought to explore the answer to the following research questions: 1) Which experiences do Aboriginal female gang associates identify as reasons for gang membership? 2) Which experiences do Aboriginal female gang associates identify as reasons for gang-exit? and 3) Were there...
This project entails a critical examination of the race/culture divide in human services from the vantage point of middle women – non-professional grassroots advocates who emerged in the 1990s to address inequities that minoritized immigrants experience with main stream human services in Canada....
International law guarantees every person the highest attainable standard of health, and this should include protection from the health risks of environmental tobacco smoke. As knowledge of these risks has increased, there has been an incremental expansion of smoking bans in public space. Since...
Canadian research on the phenomenon of waterpipe (WP) use has been slow to develop. Significant knowledge gaps have hampered tobacco control efforts in this area. This thesis presents results from three multidisciplinary studies that were designed to provide fundamental knowledge about WP use. ...
Water-Level Change in Boreal Lakes as an Indicator of Area Burned and Number of Ignitions in the Canadian Prairie Provinces.Download
The relationship between water-level fluctuations of lakes and fire activity has never been elucidated in great detail. The majority of scientific research on wildfire-hydro-climate-vegetation dynamics examines patterns of traditional climatological variables such as temperature and precipitation...
Masters thesis resulting from an experimental study to determine the freezing behavior of Ottawa sand and a locally occurring silt. Results indicated that freezing behaviour of a soil can be predicted by short term freezing tests in which heave and net change in sample porewater volume or...
Understanding Policy-Influencer Perspectives on the Adoption and Spread of Provincial Daily Physical Activity Policies across Canada: A Multiple Case StudyDownload
Physical activity is an important part of a healthy lifestyle and contributes to improved physical and mental health. In Canada, children are becoming more inactive and are at risk of poor health outcomes and chronic disease. School physical activity policies represent one intervention strategy...
In the early 2000s, Canadian governments began to adopt new programming tools aimed at improving farmers’ land stewardship practices. This dissertation focuses on the Blanshard Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) pilot project. The Manitoba project recognized agriculture’s multifunctional roles...
In this dissertation, I take a genealogical approach (Foucault, 1977/1995, 1988-1990, 1971/1984a) to the study of the intellectually “free” subject through the analysis of selected academic freedom statement-events. Assuming academic freedom to be an institutionalized discourse-practice operating...
This thesis explores aspects of self-government in Délı̨nę, NT, Canada, a Sahtú Dene community of approximately 550 people. Délı̨nę’s Final Self Government Agreement (FSGA) was passed by the federal government of Canada in 2015, and the research for this thesis coincided with the beginning...