Recent Submissions

  • UnSettling downtowns 

    Williams, Alanna; Vaugeois, Nicole (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-05)
    Presentation of VIU's cultural mapping project, with the focus on downtown Nanaimo, B.C.
  • Placemaking through deep cultural mapping: The Where is Here? project 

    Vaugeois, Nicole; Rosser, Sunny; Karsten, Sharon; Williams, Alanna; Shaw, Pamela (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, Pamela (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 ...