Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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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).
Sustainable housing alternatives
Introduction -- What is sustainability? -- Why sustainable alternative are needed -- Different approaches to sustainable housing -- Analysis/conclusions -- Contact information -- References., prepared by Robin Kortright. --, For Professor Jennifer Clapp and Community Opportunity and Innovation Network (COIN) Inc. through the Trent Centre for Community-Based Education, April 27, 2001., Includes bibliographic references (p. 44)., ERST 383: Community-Based Research Project.
Mississauga River recreation corridor feasibility study
Mason Lampert. --, Client: Ian Attridge, Dept. of Geography, Trent University, 2000-01, G0470., Includes bibliographic references., GEO 470: Seminar in Human Geography.
Peterborough and District Association for Community Living
Introduction -- Definition: Developmental handicap -- The survey -- Tri-County Group and P.D.A.C.L -- The P.D.A.C.L -- Results of survey. Part A: Present service satisfaction. Part B: Anticipated future supports -- The future: Part C., compiled and written by Lisa Webb. --, CAST 300: Canada: Communities and identities.
Ecotourism best practices and feasibility study
Executive summary -- Introduction -- Best practices -- Feasibility analysis -- General recommendations -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix., by Lingling Liao. --, For: The Community Opportunity & Innovation Network, Ptbo. Inc., Project supervisor: Professor Ray Dart, April, 2001., Includes bibliographic references., AD 482: Community-Based Research Project.
sample study of resident's attitudes towards the inter-institutional relocation of Marycrest, Home for the Aged
Objective -- Introduction -- Project methodology -- Results of survey -- Reflection -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendixes., by Corinne Montgomery. --, Residential relocation impact study, TCCBE project, 2000-2001., CDST 480.
added value of open land space uses
by Peter Palmer. --, For: Professor T. Whillans and Ian Attridge, Community Placement/Course ERS383b., Includes bibliographic references (p. 16)., ERST 383b: Community-Based Research Project.
Complementary care
Introduction -- The VON -- Complementary health care -- Results. Stress. Current use of complementary therapies. Clinic location. Factors limiting use of complementary care therapies. Interest in complementary therapies -- Conclusions -- Appendix 1: Description of complementary therapies offered at the VON Centre for Health -- Bibliography., by Amy Cameron. --, Prepared for Victorian Order of Nurses: VON Centre for Health and Professor McGraw, WS 400, Trent University, April 2000., Includes bibliographic references (p. 21).
Guidelines for mentorship program in Peterborough
The purpose of this project was presented in three parts - first to compile a comprehensive list of successful green enterprises throughout Canada. Second, to present some of the results from a survey undertaken to explore green enterprises in Peterborough County and third, to establish guidelines for a mentoring program in Peterborough., Introduction -- Study goals -- Results. Part 1: Success stories throughout Canada. Part 2: Survey results of green businesses in the Peterborough area. Part 3: Mentorship portion. Guidelines for a mentorship program in Peterborough. What to look for in a mentor. What to look for in a mentee -- Necessary documents for mentoring. Confidentiality agreement. Release of liability -- Mentor implementation. Mentor training. Mentee orientation. Monitoring. Reporting results. Program evaluation -- Concluding thoughts -- References -- Working bibliography -- Contact people and numbers. Businesses interested in a mentorship program., Sheena Symington. --, Includes bibliographic references (p. 26-27)., Frost Centre CHDS 580.
Thinking communally, thinking globally
Chapter 1: Introduction and background -- Chapter 2: CED in practice -- Chapter 3: Ensuring success: Transforming capitalism into a vehicle for positive social change -- Chapter 4: Summary and conclusion -- Works cited., by Gavin R. Muir. --, Submitted to: Prof. Mark Neufeld - Politics Department, Kevin Edwards - Manager, Community Opportunity Innovation Network, Politics 490 Internship Program, Friday April 18, 1997., Includes bibliographic references (p. 28)., POLI 490: Politics Internship Program.
changing face of not-for-profit health care
1) Introduction -- 2) Alternative healing -- 3) The changing face of not-for-profit health care -- 4) VON: Now entering its Second Century -- 5) Survey results: Background. Age. Gender. Occupation and income. 1) Use of alternative therapies. 1a) Which therapies have you used or tried? 1b) Frequency of use. 2) Location of service. 2a) Is distance/transportation an obstacle? 2b) Hours/days of availability an obstacle? 3) Was this a pay-per-use type of service? 4) How much did the service cost? 5) Is cost a factor of service usage? 6) Who supplied this service? 7) Reasons for non-use of alt. therapies? 8a) Knowledge of Von's Centre for Health? 8b) Use of VON's Centre for Health? 8c) Request for further knowledge of C for H -- 6) Conclusions/recommendations -- 7) A final note -- 8) Thanks -- 9) Limitations of survey -- 10) Bibliography., Diane C. Graham. --, Prof. Alena Heitlinger, C.C. J 15, Sociology 363, Health & Illness., Includes bibliographic references., SOC 363: Health and illness.
Integrating health planning into watershed planning
Introduction -- Initiatives to improve the health of the environment -- Health and the environment in city and county planning -- Barriers to healthy environment initiatives -- Comments from members of the Trent River Watershed -- Conclusions -- Recommendations -- Acknowledgments., Amber Clement. --, A report written for the Haliburton, Kawartha and Pine Ridge District Health Council through the Trent Centre for Community Based Education., Department of Canadian Studies, Trent University, March, 1998., Includes bibliographic references (p. 36-37)., CAST 300: Canada: Communities and Identity.

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