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Since European settlement of the Canadian Prairies there has been substantial loss of wetlands. This loss occurs in large part due to drainage by private agricultural operators seeking to boost the productivity of their land. Policy makers now seek not only to conserve wetlands and prevent...
Recent reports from environmental non-governmental organizations (ENGOs) such as the Pembina Institute and the Environmental Law Centre in Canada, as well as investor groups such as Ceres and The Ethical Funds Company, have addressed the growing concern over environmental liabilities related to...
An experimental investigation of the impact of fat taxes: Price effects, food stigma, and information effects on economic instruments to improve dietary healthDownload
This thesis investigates how a tax and warning label on less healthy snack food products may affect consumer behaviour when the imposition of the tax is a source of consumer information. A survey that included choice experiments was implemented in supermarkets. Participants were asked to choose...
Contains the following chapters: Existing Facilities Location of Transportation Facilities Pipeline and Powerline Impact Rural Agricultural Area The Environmental Impact Analysis Corridor Cross-Section Cost Analysis Inter-Party Responsibilities in Utility Corridor
Project Report 2001-10
SSHRC Awarded IDG 2017: Despite Canada's policies for encouraging immigration of the highly educated, and despite international students being described as 'designed to stay', we know little about how, when, or whether international students decide to stay in Canada. We know little about...
Development of an experimental setup for measuring vacuum decay in dual-wall fiber-reinforced composite pipesDownload
Thermal management and energy input are required to maintain working fluids, i.e., liquefied natural gas, liquid nitrogen, and multi-phase fluids within their optimal working conditions. Increasing a pipes’ thermal resistance, e.g., utilizing vacuum insulation, is one method of minimizing energy...
This dissertation traces the evolution, survival and re-emergence of a Korean ‘self-reconstruction’ capitalism from the 1910s to the 1990s. Self-reconstruction capitalist thought and practice kept alive in the ‘margins’ the only tradition of classical economic liberalism in modern Korean history,...
Project Report 2001-2