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  • Urban planning in a multicultural society 

    Grenier, Sylvie (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    Summary of one of the seven themes of the 2001 CIP conference in Ottawa - "Multiculturalism".
  • Ethno-racial diversity and planning practices in the Greater Toronto Area 

    Wallace, Marcia; Milroy, Beth Moore (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    This research addresses the issue of whether ethno-racial diversity is acknowledged in planning practices in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
  • International planning 

    Strachan, Grace (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    Summary of one of the seven themes of the 2001 CIP conference in Ottawa - "international planning".
  • Seasonal, spatial, and maternal effects on gut microbiome in wild red squirrels 

    Ren, Tiantian; Boutin, Stan; Humphries, Murray M.; Dantzer, Ben; Gorrell, Jamieson C.; Coltman, David W.; McAdam, Andrew G.; Wu, Martin (BioMed Central, 2017-12-21)
    Our understanding of gut microbiota has been limited primarily to findings from human and laboratory animals, but what shapes the gut microbiota in nature remains largely unknown. To fill this gap, we conducted a comprehensive ...
  • Supporting struggling learners through BalAVisX exercises 

    DeSchiffart, Susan (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017)
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the perceptions of a movement based program called BalAVisX in primary grades. The intent was to determine if this type of rhythmic movement provided an effective strategy to help ...
  • Social justice and special education: teaching prosocial behaviour through literature 

    Walker, Kristine D. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017)
    When we incorporate social justice in our practice, we act upon the power that we have as teachers to make positive change. It is not an ‘add-on’ but rather an integral part of a high-quality curriculum. With the policy ...
  • Practically co-teaching: an educational resource 

    McCallum, Kori (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017)
    With the implementation of Response to Intervention generalist teachers and specialist teachers must evaluate and potentially alter the way in which they work together if they are to continue meet the diverse and ever ...
  • Inquiry-based learning and the new BC curriculum: supporting all students in inclusive classrooms 

    Pepin, Rebecca L. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017)
    There is currently a massive shift occurring in the field of education in British Columbia. With a new curriculum being implemented across the province, teachers are now expected to shift the focus towards the development ...
  • Exploring a self-regulation program in a multi-grade inclusive classroom 

    Danuser, Nancy (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017)
    This self-study explores lessons learned from teaching self-regulation in a multi-grade inclusive classroom. Using general observations and reflections in my researcher journal I explore my own teaching practice and ways ...
  • Embracing Emma: lessons in diversity and acceptance 

    Mackay, Laura Elizabeth (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017)
    This study used the research method of an autoethnography to reflect on the fears, acceptance and hope, and celebration of raising a child with Down syndrome. In this autoethnography I have shared several stories about my ...
  • Ruth Kroek interviewed by Patricia Geddes (Interview 1) 

    Kroek, Ruth; Geddes, Patricia (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2015-12-03)
    Audio interview with Ruth Kroek that took place on December 3, 2015. Transcript included. Track listing: Introduction by Patricia Geddes (Interview 1) ; Ruth's career with Malaspina College begins ; Cowichan Tribes and ...
  • Ruth Kroek interviewed by Patricia Geddes (Interview 2) 

    Kroek, Ruth; Geddes, Patricia (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016-02-02)
    Audio interview with Ruth Kroek that took place on February 2, 2016. Transcript included. Track listing: Introduction by Patricia Geddes (Interview 2) ; We were doing something ground-breaking ; Aboriginal voices in ...
  • Public participation and municipal strengthening in northern Peru 

    Déoux, Patrick G. (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    The main participants in this project were Peruvian municipalities, a Peruvian team, Canadian executing agencies responsible for implementation (development consultants from the firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, working ...
  • Environmental planning: Greening by doing 

    Smith, Nancy; Kriger, David (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    Summary of one of the seven themes of the 2001 CIP conference in Ottawa - "green planning".
  • Not by government alone: B.C. partnerships in green planning 

    Ward, Jeff (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    Located on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia's Capital Regional District (CRD) is a federation of municipalities that work together to provide regional services. The district's combination of forests, mountains, ...
  • [Book Review] The promise of paradise: Utopian communities in British Columbia [pre-print] 

    Black, Kelly (Taylor & Francis Group, 2018-01-15)
    Review of the book "The promise of paradise: Utopian communities in British Columbia" by Andrew Scott (Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Publishing, 2017).
  • Ruth Kroek interviewed by Patricia Geddes (Interview 3) 

    Kroek, Ruth; Geddes, Patricia (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016-02-11)
    Audio interview with Ruth Kroek that took place on February 11, 2016. Transcript included. Track listing: Introduction by Patricia Geddes (Interview 3) ; First Nations Women's Studies ; My discussions with Christine Welsh ...
  • Transforming planning practice 

    Smith, Robin (Canadian Institute of Planners, 2001)
    Summary of one of the seven themes of the 2001 CIP conference in Ottawa - "transforming planning practice".
  • [Abstract] Liberal education, civic education, and the Canadian regime 

    Livingstone, David W. (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015-09)
    Abstract of "Liberal education, civic education, and the Canadian regime" edited by David W. Livingstone (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015).
  • Ruth Kroek interviewed by Patricia Geddes (Interview 4) 

    Kroek, Ruth; Geddes, Patricia (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016-02-23)
    Audio interview with Ruth Kroek that took place on February 23, 2016. Transcript included. Track listing: Introduction by Patricia Geddes (Interview 4) ; A new role: First Nations Student Support ; Aboriginal Advising: ...

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