• 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.

  • Difficult Inheritances: Placing Memorials of Vancouver's Disappeared Women in Context

    Difficult Inheritances: Placing Memorials of Vancouver's Disappeared Women in Context

    Amber Dean

    Engaging readers in a thoughtful analysis of the public representations and activist strategies that seek to remember and retell the stories of Vancouver’s disappeared women, this research reflects on the enduring historical contexts of injustice...

  • Social Worker Overload: Using Digital Media for Worker Advocacy

    Social Worker Overload: Using Digital Media for Worker Advocacy

    Tara La Rose

    By increasing the reach and impact of a message digital media storytelling can be an effective form of worker advocacy, as demonstrated by the union-made short video Social Worker Overload.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Salvadoran Families Negotiate Adolescence in a Canadian Context

    Salvadoran Families Negotiate Adolescence in a Canadian Context

    Mirna Carranza

    Adolescence can be a challenging transition period for all parents and children, including immigrant families who must use resourcefulness and resilience to navigate between cultures and keep families together. Canadian immigrant Salvadoran mothers...

  • What factors influence immigration visa decisions?

    What factors influence immigration visa decisions?

    Victor Satzewich

    When visa officers issue visas to enter Canada, administrative logic may cause individuals from certain regions to be at a systematic disadvantage. Organizational culture, efficient client processing, and understandings of motivations to migrate...

  • The Benefits and Risks of Impact Benefit Agreements

    The Benefits and Risks of Impact Benefit Agreements

    Suzanne Mills

    By negotiating Impact Benefit Agreements (IBA), private agreements between Indigenous governments and corporations, Indigenous governments and organizations have been able to mandate employment practices such as hiring, promotion and workplace...

  • The Importance of Religion for Tea in China

    The Importance of Religion for Tea in China

    James Benn

    Religious ideas, institutions, and individuals throughout history strongly influenced the long lasting significance of tea in Chinese culture.