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A Landmark Celebration: Canada 150, Settler-Colonialism, and the Politics of Diversity & ReconciliationDownload
My dissertation analyzes the politics of settler-colonial national celebrations through an analysis of Canada 150, marking the sesquicentennial of Confederation. Landmark celebrations like Canada 150 are milestones marking intervals along a journey of supposed national progress. Yet, landmark...
An Artful Narrative Inquiry into the Curriculum-Making Experiences of South Asian Girls, Mothers, and Teachers in CanadaDownload
The demographic profile of South Asians residing in Canada has grown appreciably over the years. For instance, as of 2011, South Asians made up Canada’s largest visible minority group (Statistics Canada, 2011) and was predicted to continue growing (Statistics Canada, 2012). More recently,...
This thesis considers the constitution of urban places, futures and belonging through foraging, urban gardening and recipe creation. Adopting a community-based research approach, the research embraces values of inclusion and is an active attempt to diversify the ways in which urban greenspaces...
Soil fungi after pine beetle outbreak: Diagnosis of fungal community composition and treatment of outplanted seedlings with tailored soil inoculumDownload
Soil fungal communities play vital roles in boreal forests as key organisms that cycle nutrients, facilitate uptake of resources for mycorrhizal plants, and store carbon. Forest disturbances often result in shifts in soil fungal community composition, yet, it is unclear if these effects are...
In recent years, automated bird song classification programs have been becoming more common among researchers as a way to study, track, and monitor birds. In our research, we tested the accuracy of one such program called BirdNET. We tested 225 recordings by uploading them to BirdNET and manually...