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  • Re-vealing and re-personalizing: a journey via currere from burnout to resiliency 

    Heiman, Heide (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018)
    My intention in this study was to weave statistics, references, and studies throughout my story. I have researched extensively on the topic of burnout in special education teachers within their first 10 years of teaching. ...
  • Plan Canada - Volume 39, Number 5 (November 1999) 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999-11)
    A sampling of this year's CIP conference / Une sélection du dernier congrèsd de l'ICU
  • Edging Forward exhibit 

    Dale, Ann; Cowell, Nancyanne; Clifton, Jaime; Anthon, Dan (2018-06-16)
  • A Heart’s Knowledge 

    Cowell, Nancyanne; Anthon, Dan (2018-06-16)
  • Edging Forward website display 

    Anthon, Dan (2018-06-16)
  • The fentanyl crisis 

    Hartney, Elizabeth (Verywell Mind, 2018-06-12)
    Although the medical use of fentanyl has declined recently, illicit fentanyl and its analogs and derivatives have become a significant part of the larger opioid crisis which has spread across the United States and Canada, ...
  • How to manage a drunk relative 

    Hartney, Elizabeth (Verywell Mind, 2018-05-31)
    Situations vary among adult family members of people who drink too much. You might be a drinker yourself, or you may have decided not to follow in your relatives' footsteps, but dealing with an older relative who is often ...
  • Book and postcard display 

    Anthon, Dan (2018-06-15)
  • Curatorial statement 

    Clifton, Jaime; Anthon, Dan (2017-11-23)
  • Exhibit title 

    Dale, Ann; Anthon, Dan (2018-06-15)
  • Main wall 

    Dale, Ann; Cowell, Nancyanne; Clifton, Jaime; Anthon, Dan (2017-11-23)
  • Their Percussive Heartbeats and Ecoscape Of The Soul 

    Cowell, Nancyanne; Anthon, Dan; Dale, Ann; Clifton, Jaime (2018-06-15)
  • Hypnotherapy as a treatment for addiction 

    Hartney, Elizabeth (Verywell Mind, 2017)
    Hypnotherapy is an evidence-based treatment for addiction, which can also be used to treat a variety of other psychological difficulties. Hypnotherapy combines the psychological process of hypnosis with psychotherapy. ...
  • Collaborative governance and watershed management in biosphere reserves in Brazil and Canada 

    Paes Ferreira, Maria Inês; Shaw, Pamela; Sakaki, Graham Kenneth; Alexander, Taylor; Donnini, Jade Golzio Barqueta; Rego, Virgínia Villas Boas Sá (IPABHi, 2018)
    Water management within vulnerable ecosystems managed by multiple jurisdictions can be very complex. This study compares regulatory environments and deconstructs the approaches used for watershed governance and environmental ...
  • Understanding the connection between green spaces and resilience through the study of optimism, community attachment, and social support within communities 

    Wydeman, Bronwyn (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-11)
    How does a connection to nature help us in times of trouble? The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between green space usage and resilience.
  • Measuring suppression : quantifying reductions in burn probability from initial attack 

    Reimer, Jonathan Lee
    Rapid suppression, or initial attack (IA), is the primary method of managing new fires, with relatively low costs and high containment rates. Factors contributing to containment are well understood, but consequences for ...
  • Contents 

    Unknown author (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999-11)
    Table of contents for Plan Canada - Volume 39, Number 5 (November 1999).
  • Planning the digital city 

    Blais, Pamela (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999-11)
    This article summarizes a keynote address that was delivered to the 1999 CIP Conference. It looks at how the global information society is reshaping urban systems, cities, towns and communities, and what planners could ...
  • The urban tsunami: A role for Canadian planners 

    Harcourt, Mike (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999-11)
    During the 1999 CIP Conference in Montreal, I presented two initiatives. The first of these was the Sustainable Cities Initiative of the National Roundtable on the Environment and Economy, an initiative which I chaired ...
  • Maintaining the balance: Growth and stability in Barbados 

    Gabor, Andrea; Blake, Ron (Canadian Institute of Planners, 1999-11)
    In 1997, the Government of Barbados commissioned Urban Strategies, in association with a team of Canadian, British and Barbadian Consultants, to undertake a comprehensive land-use study of the island. A new land-use ...

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