Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Older Worker Stories
This report presents the main results from the qualitative and exploratory study of the sustainability of manufacturing and health care workers 55+ in the Peterborough area during 2010. The purpose of the study was to identify and investigate labour market challenges and opportunities confronted by workers at the back end of their careers when work-time is extending, responsibilities are piling up, the public pension is under revision and the job market is under pressure., Introduction and executive summary -- Presentation of results and next steps. Contribution: Bailey. Health: Reker and Coughlan. Work/Life balance: Law. Care giving: Struthers. Retirement and pensions: Struthers. Training and education upgrading: Law -- Attachment 1: Findings with supporting material. Contribution: Bailey. Health: Reker. Work/Life balance: Law. Care giving: Struthers. Pensions and retirement: Struthers. Training and education: Law -- Attachment 2: Facilitation session with Peterborough seniors. Contribution. Health. Pensions and care giving. Work/Life balance and knowledge needs., Submitted by Trent Applied Social Research Laboratory. --
Experimental eradication of invasive plant species
Trent Nature Areas are community based recreational areas and members of the community have expressed a concern with the proliferation of Rhamnus cathartica, commonly known as the Common Buckthorn or alias European Buckthorn. To address this invasion problem, we evaluated three methods of eradication for their effectiveness: glyphosate herbicide [sic] cut and pull and cut and cover., Abstract -- Experimental eradication of invasive plant species -- Methods -- Results -- Disucussion -- Recommendations -- References -- Appendix -- Tables -- Figures., By Gail L. Crowell. --, Includes bibliographic references.
Experimental eradication of an invasive exotic vine in the Trent University Nature Areas
The Nature Areas Committee at Trent University oversees the natural heritage of the campus, and is committed to including students in community-based research projects which involve scientific experimental design projects. The experiment described here on out deals wih restoration management of natural areas on the campus of Trent University and particularly focuses on introduced, non-native plants as a degrading force in these natural areas., Completed By: Kieran Pinder. --, Includes bibliographic references.
Guide for small wineries in Central Ontario
By Marc Eber. --, Includes bibliographic references., Canadian Studies 381: Community-Based Research Project.
History of food security initiatives in Peterborough
By Amanda Harrison. --, Includes bibliographic references., CAST 475: History of everyday life.
Building the Four Pillars
The Peterborough Drug Strategy Task Force is in the process of developing a community based consultation strategy, with the purpose of developing a relevant and evidenced based drug strategy for Peterborough. The purpose of this report is to review available existing community consultations in Ontario linked to the development of a community drug strategy, and to compile research on effective consultation methods for a drug strategy to be developed in Peterborough., Part 1: Introduction and context -- Part 2: Research on consultation -- Part 3: Methodology -- Part 4: Findings: Community "snapshots" -- Part 5: Findings: Tools and methodologies -- Part 6: Findings: Consultations of specific populations -- Part 7: Recommendations -- Bibliography -- Appendices., Christopher Chang-Yen Phillips, Amanda Cockburn, Marissa Kidd, Jennifer Knight. --, Includes bibliographic references.
Growing food security in Peterborough, Ontario
Introduction -- Case studies. 1. Toronto urban farm. 2. Farmstart McVean New Farmers project. 3. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School edible school yard project. 4. The Stop. 5. Kinsman Neighbourhood Farm. 6. Ohio City farm. 7. Growing Power projects -- General themes in literature. Urban agriculture. Land selection. Funding. Infrastructure and resources. Labour recruitment. Partnerships. The role of schools. Guiding principles -- A potential Peterborough project: Partnerships with Fleming College and Trent University -- Other projects -- Works cited., C. Mondoux & A. Griffith. --, Includes bibliographic references., ERST-CAST 3340H: The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
Emerging agriculture markets in the Greater Golden Horseshoe Region
1. Introduction -- 2. Purpose of project -- 3. Research questions -- 4. Definitions -- 5. Demographics -- 6. Greater Peterborough Area land base -- 7. Greater Toronto Area land base -- 8. Ethno cultural produce -- 9. Organic produce -- 10. Ethic meats. a. Goat. b. Pork -- 11. Conclusion and recommendations -- 12. References -- 13. Appendix 1 (Meat goat model)., Jesse Romano, Meghan Bailie, Matt Gilroy. --, Includes bibliographic references.
Poverty report
People living in poverty experience stigma in their everyday lives. They are often mistreated by their family, friends and strangers. Their experiences range from quiet disapproval to outright physical violence., By Katherine Cameron. --, Includes bibliographic references., Sociology 4570Y: Community-based research project.
Urban ecology centre scan and summary
Intro -- Methods -- Local scan and summary -- Toronto scan and summary -- Ontario scan and summary -- Canada scan and summary -- USA scan and summary -- General conclusions/summary -- Appendix: Urban ecology centres: Summarizing tables., Emily McCullogh ... [et al.]. --, Includes bibliographic references., Sustainability Studies 5900H: Reading Course.
Correlation between hunger and the lack of affordable housing in Peterborough City/County
By: Diane Greening and Lisa Rollin. --, Includes bibliographic references.

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