Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • The establishment of a database on current research in UNESCO biosphere reserves: limitations and opportunities 

    Shaw, Pamela; Price, Martin F.; Alexander, Taylor; Gadoya, Rushi; Sakaki, Graham; Shaw, Lauren (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-08)
    The investigation into current research on biosphere reserves is complex and multi-faceted. Numerous factors, including the widespread interests of those publishing on biosphere reserves, publication methods, author ...
  • Placemaking through deep cultural mapping: The Where is Here? project 

    Vaugeois, Nicole; Rosser, Sunny; Karsten, Sharon; Williams, Alanna; Shaw, Pam (World Leisure Centre of Excellence in Sustainability and Innovation at Vancouver Island University, 2016-12)
    One of the most visible avenues used by small cities to retain competitiveness can be seen in the attempts to revitalize their downtown areas to create places and spaces enjoyed and valued by residents and visitors. Formerly ...
  • Uncovering and mapping place attachment in small cities 

    Vaugeois, Nicole; Williams, Alanna; Karsten, Sharon; Shaw, Pam (TTRA Canada, 2016-09-26)
    Understanding the connections that visitors and residents have to places is critically important for tourism development. Aided with this knowledge, authentic experiences can be developed, stories can be uncovered and ...
  • A roadmap to independence: The K'ómoks First Nation comprehensive community plan and developer guidelines 

    Mitchell, Alanna; Shaw, Pamela; Miller, Devon (Planning Institute of British Columbia, 2015)
    Aweetnakula means “one with the land and sea” in Kwakwaka’wakw (one of the languages spoken by the people of K’ómoks First Nation). This phrase sums up the philosophy and direction of future development in K’ómoks ...
  • Say goodbye to small retail: Should we care? 

    Alexander, Don; Shaw, Pamela (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2012)
    This article poses the question as to why planners should be concerned about the declining health of the small retail sector. It looks at the contributions that this sector makes to the health and vibrancy of local ...
  • [Book review] The geography of aging: preparing communities for the surge in seniors 

    Shaw, Pamela (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2011)
    Book review of "The Geography of Aging: Preparing Communities for the Surge in Seniors" by Gerald Hodge (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2008).
  • [Book review] A reader in Canadian planning: Linking theory and practice 

    Shaw, Pamela (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2010)
    Book review of "A Reader in Canadian Planning: Linking Theory and Practice" edited by Jill Grant (Scarborough, ON: Thomson Nelson, 2008).
  • Food security on campus 

    LoScerbo, Christine; Shaw, Pamela (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2009)
    A strong link between university students and food is nothing new. What is new is the link between university students and food security. Food security is a broad topic that concerns more than just an immediately accessible ...