Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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aging baby boomer market
The following report is based on a two part project on the Aging Baby Boomer Market. Part A was a comparative analysis of the aging trends of baby boomers from [sic] the Kawartha, Ontario, Canada, and the United States., Introduction -- Summation of Part A of the project -- Boomer information -- The main trends in aging across North America -- The impact boomers will have on these trends in the next 5-10 years -- The jurisdictions most affected -- Conclusions of Part A of the project -- Part B of the project. Toys and collectibles. Health store. Alternative therapy. Hearing and eyewear. Mobile doctor. Day spa-mobile spa. Nature store-sun-protective clothing etc. Exercise equipment. etc. And company #9 -- Conclusion to Part B of the project -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- Works cited., prepared by Lisa Bairos and Ashleigh McIntosh. --, Prepared for: Kevin Edwards COIN ; AD 482, April 19, 2000., Includes bibliographic references (p. 32)., AD 482.
Green enterprises in Peterborough County
From an environmental perspective, the essential importance of community economic development is its ability to move communities toward self-reliance. That, in turn, will result in much more efficient use of local natural and secondary resources as people connect with their surrounding environmental and understand the importance of persevering local resources for he needs of future generations within their own community. Though formulations of the sustainable community economic development (SCED) concept vary, most include environmental sustainability as a central component. Green enterprise is able to integrate this aspect of SCED into both its processes and the products it generates. Green Enterprise can play an educational role, providing an example of environmental responsibility and showing that this responsibility can support successful business. It can also provide the community with increase choice about the types of goods and services it consumes, increasing local empowerment., Introduction -- Revised study plan. Revised study objectives -- The development of the Green Enterprise concept. Externalities and trade-offs. Questioning consumer culture -- Evaluating greenness in the context of SCED: Issues and study methods. Broad-based and small business emphasis of study. Resource/time commitment. Interviews. Framing results -- Results. Response rate and types of responses. Perceived applicability and response. Definition of green enterprise. Potential environmental impacts. Monitoring. Innovation. Conflicts between environment and economics -- Inclusion in inventory -- Supports and barriers -- Revised self-audit and sustainability guidelines for new enterprises -- Conclusions -- Bibliography -- Appendix 1: Definitions of green enterprise subsectors -- Appendix 2: Green enterprise survey: May 17 mail-out -- Appendix 3: Green enterprise survey response -- Appendix 4: Revised green enterprise survey -- Appendix 5: Environmental sustainability guidelines for new enterprises -- Appendix 6: CERES Principles -- Appendix 7: Descriptions of business evaluation and marketing tools -- Appendix 8: Comprehensive bibliography -- Appendix 9: Revised working inventory., by Erin Windatt. --, Submitted to : Jim Struthers, Tom Whillans., for use by: Community Organization and Innovation Network - Peterborough., Includes bibliographic references (p. 31-36).
Mail order industry
This project required an in depth analysis of the Mail Order industry. The premise of this paper was to give COIN detailed insight into the scope, contribution, and growth of the mail order industry., Conducted by Aaron Smith & Chris Wilson. --, Includes bibliographic references.
All Saints' Anglican archival project
Manuscript collection -- Material objects collection -- Photographic collection -- Architectural collection -- Library collection -- Newspaper collection., Susan Cargill. --, For: Jim Struthers, HIS/CAST 477, April 10/01., CAST 477
Towards sustainable living in Peterborough
Acknowledgments -- Table of contents -- List of figures -- List of tables -- List of appendices -- Purpose and rationale for the study. Definition of terms. Definition of study area -- Literature review. Sustainable development. Straw bale housing. History. Benefits. Common concerns -- Methodology. Primary data collection. Sampling method pertaining to Research Question #4. Primary data analysis. Secondary data collection -- Results and discussion. Section 1: Municipal regulatory control of development. Building regulations. Section 2: Potential stakeholders. Section 3: Municipal receptiveness to sustainable development. Section 4: Opportunities and barriers -- Conclusion., by Sonya Bolton. --, A project report, submitted to Prof. A. Brunger and Prof. J. Marsh, for partial completion of Geography 470, Trent University, Monday, April 2, 2001., Clients: Mr. JP Pawliw of Generation Solar and Mr. Vince Hughes of Peterborough Green-Up., Includes bibliographic references., GEO 470: Research in Human Geography.
report on background research into the feasibility of establishing a co-operative canoe marketing venture in the region
The attached report is a summary of background research into the feasibility of developing a co-operative marketing venture with regional canoe and kayak builders. The research questions are: 1) is the proposed project viable according to CED theory? 2) is it viable according to flexible production theory? 3) what are the economic factors that affect the proposed marketing co-op?, by Rose Spencer. --, For: Professor James Struthers, CAHISO 300., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 300: Canada, Communities and Identities.
Assessment of programs and services provided to newcomers by the New Canadian [sic] Centre
Sophie Leger. --, February 23, 1998., CAST 477: Canadian Social Policy.
report for the Addiction Research Foundation
Introduction -- Summary of findings -- A. What are attitudes about alcohol and drinking related behaviour? -- B. How much and how often do people drink? -- C. What drinking related problems are reported? -- D. What about effort to reduce drinking and related problems? -- E. What are attitudes and knowledge about smoking and the effects of tobacco use? -- F. What are smoking patterns? -- G. What are efforts to reduce or quit smoking? -- Community action/policy implications -- References -- Appendices., Stephanie Paterson. --, Professor Jim Struthers, CAHI 477, April 9, 1998., Includes bibliographic references (p. 24)., CAST 477: Studies in Canadian Social Policy.
Learning disabilities study
by Mandy Fry. --, NAST 381a : Theory of Community Based Research.
Protected area recreation and wildlife corridor study
Abstract -- Table of Contents -- List of maps -- List of figures -- List of appendixes -- Introduction -- Background/literature review -- Definitions -- Study area -- Methodology -- Benefits of recreational corridors -- Results -- Discussion -- Conclusion and future recommendations -- References -- Bibliography., by Sandy/Alex McQuigge. --, Dept. of Geography, Trent University 2000-2001, GO 470, Research in Human Geography., Client: Ian Attridge., Includes bibliographic references., GEO 470: Seminar in Human Geography.
Reflections of change
Chapter one: Setting the stage -- Chapter two: Social planning in Canada: Three stages -- Chapter three: The early years. Getting started. Fishing for resources -- Chapter four: Developing a presence -- Chapter five: Developing a voice -- Appendix A: Interview questions -- Appendix B: The people of PSPC -- Appendix C: Possible members of the PSPC. Original list. Revised list -- Appendix D: Reports, publications and events sponsored by the PSPC -- Bibliography., written by Alice Hutton. --, For: Canadian Studies/History 477, Social policy and the Trent Centre for Community Based Education, April 18, 1997., Includes bibliographic references (p. 58)., CAST 477: Social Policy and Canada.
Survey and marketing analysis of Peterborough area educators
Due to school board amalgamation three years ago, the Kawartha Outdoor Education Centre lost its funding from the Peterborough Board of Education. Since this time, the Centre has been struggling to maintain bookings by area schools., 1. Abstract -- 2. Introduction -- 3. Methodology. 3.1 Orientation. 3.2 Research method selection. 3.3 Survey compilation. 3.4 Study area selection. 3.5 Sample selection. 3.6 Survey approval. 3.7 Survey distribution and retrieval. 3.8 Data analysis. 3.9 Compilation of final report -- 4. Results. 4.1 Response analysis by site. 4.2 Contingency tables. 4.3 Code frame development tables. 4.4 Rating scale: Question #18. 4.5 Rating scale: Question #20. 4.6 Pie charts -- 5. Discussion. 5.1 Discussion for individual questions. 5.2 Marketing analysis. 5.2.1 Advertising. 5.2.2 Educational justification. 5.2.3 Presentations. 5.2.4 Correspondence. 5.2.5 Open houses -- 6. Conclusion -- 7. Appendices. 7.1 Accompanying letter. 7.2 Survey 7.3 Map of study area. 7.4 Map of Kawartha Outdoor Education Centre -- 8. References., prepared by Mary-Kate Christopher. --, Prepared for: Jacob Rodenburg, Kawartha Outdoor Education Centre., Geography: Honours Thesis.

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