• Serious Fun at a Jewish Summer Camp

    Serious Fun at a Jewish Summer Camp

    Celia Rothenberg

    Camp Ben Frankel, a community-based Jewish summer camp, plays a pivotal role in the social development of young Jews and their culture, faith, relationships, community, and identity.

  • Literary History of Six Nations of the Grand River

    Literary History of Six Nations of the Grand River

    Rick Monture

    This research tells the history of the Grand River Six Nations, documenting the community’s own understanding of its nationhood and culture through study of the spiritual and political philosophies, oral stories, and writings of its members.

  • Raising Awareness of Human Interconnections with the Sea

    Raising Awareness of Human Interconnections with the Sea

    Chris Myhr

    This artistic research produced a film and exhibition titled Approaches to Erg which recreated the effect of being underwater in the Halifax Harbour to draw our attention to the dynamic relationships that connect us to the large bodies of water...

  • Six Nations Community Health

    Six Nations Community Health

    Sonia Anand

    Addressing key social barriers on the Six Nations Reserve is critical to tackle the high prevalence of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease in this community.

  • Six Nations Maternal and Newborn Health

    Six Nations Maternal and Newborn Health

    Sonia Anand

    Understanding the maternal and newborn characteristics that increase the risk of early development of adiposity can help inform strategies that prevent obesity and type 2 diabetes in the Six Nations community.

  • Assessing Access to Clean Water in Rural Communities

    Assessing Access to Clean Water in Rural Communities

    Sarah Dickson

    Rural, remote and marginalized (RRM) communities can face a lack of clean drinking water and poor sanitation. This research complies a set of indicators to provide an assessment of water security in these communities.

  • Why Have Infants Been Buried this Way?

    Why Have Infants Been Buried this Way?

    Aubrey Cannon

    Archaeological records show that when infants die, their burial is often absent, simple, or segregated from burial grounds of others in their community. This trend, along with exceptions, is best explained by a view based on psychology-based...

  • Temporary, Insecure Employment Harms Canadians and Their Communities

    Temporary, Insecure Employment Harms Canadians and Their Communities

    Wayne Lewchuk

    The prevalence of precarious (or, temporary and insecure) employment is increasing in our society. This form of employment negatively impacts the workforce and hinders people from realizing their full potential within their employment and in their...

  • Aboriginal Healing Through Community Building

    Aboriginal Healing Through Community Building

    Bonnie Freeman, L. William Lee

    Efforts to help Aboriginal people regain overall health--whether physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual--and heal from historical and ongoing trauma need to focus on the self-determination of the Aboriginal community.