Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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YWCA court support project
The purpose of this project was to help supplement local YWCA research and inform a local domestic abuse intiative interested in creating a collaborative hub. This report is broken into two sections - a literature review and a research paper, and althought the two, at first, seem unrelated, they are very much connected., Acknowledgments -- Executive summary -- Key words -- Literature review -- Enhancing synergy between domestic abuse agencies in a multidisciplinary setting: Challenges and best practices -- Bibliography., by Rachelia Giardino. --, Completed for: YWCA Peterborough, Victoria & Haliburton. Supervising Professor: Casey Ready. Term: Fall-Winter 2011-2012., Includes bibliography., CAST 4770 - Studies in Canadian Social Policy.
Oral histories of immigrants in Peterborough
by Bronte Germain & Karen Yamamoto., Date of Project Completion: April 2014., Completed for: New Canadian Centre; Supervising Professor: Jose Miguel Garcia Ramirez / Karen McMullin; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., HSST 4900Y.
OPIRG's volunteer services
The report explores the relationship between the Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) in Peterborough and its volunteers. The report presents and reflects on the main findings and recommendations of a research undertaken in 2004, which was called by last year's OPIRG's Board of Directors., Acknowledgments -- Executive summary -- Chapter 1: Introduction and methodlogy. Introduction. Organizational profile. Methodology -- Chapter 2: Results. Introduction to results. Past: Learning from the past. Present: Current challenges and experiences. Future: Fostering debate and proposing directions -- Epilogue -- References -- Appendixes., by Andres Garcia and Masaya Llavaneras-Blanco. --, Includes: Final research report; Bibliography., Completed for: Jessie White at the Ontario Public Interest Research Group; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2005., IDST 422, International Development Studies, Community-based research project.
Come cook with us
The Peterborough Health Unit received funding to help subsidize the pre-existing community kitchens and food box programs as well as to initiate the "Come Cook with Us" pilot project. The "Come Cook with Us" project has excellent potential to grow into something that is not just a "band-aid solution" for food insecurity in Peterborough but can reach directly into families' lives and promote positive change in healthy living., by Katelyn Friendship and Jennifer Kennedy. --, Completed for: Kerri Kightley & Carlo Raponi at the Bridge Youth Centre; Superivisor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: December 2006., Includes references., ERST 334H, Environmental Studies, The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
Common site planning initiatives for Abbey Gardens and Peterborough GreenUP
by Karen Fox, Gordon Halsey, Brook Schryer, Guoyun Xie, Kristen Potter, Kristeen McTavish, Matthias Purdon and Dennis Badeen., Date of Project Completion: May 14, 2014., Completed for: Abbey Gardens & Peterborough GreenUP; Supervising Professor: Tom Whillans; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes appendices., SUST 5002HW.
In the spirit of thinking globally and acting locally
Introduction -- The concept of sustainable development at the international and community level -- The shifting economic paradigm: sustainable development, neoclassical economics and how to measure societal welfare -- The concept of sustainable development, the trend towards alternative measures of societal welfare and the Peterborough Community -- The ten month workplan: Guidelines for development -- The ten month workplan -- Estimated costs -- Bibliography -- Appendix 1: The social planning network of Ontario's quality of life index -- Appendix 2: Community health index questionnaire -- Appendix 3: What is presently being measured in the Peterborough Area: A list of key informational sources for the development of a sustainability index., Kevin Fitzmaurice. --, CHDS 580: Community Economic/Enterprise Development.
Best practices for an accessible and inclusive community garden
Abstract -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Literature review -- 3. Methods -- 4. Results -- 5. Discussion -- 6. Conclusion -- 7. Bibliography -- 8. Appendices., by Kristen Farrell and Amanda Waters., Completed for: YWCA Peterborough; Supervising Professor: Prof. Mark Skinner, Trent University; Trent Centre Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 4700: Research in Human Geography.
Perceived barriers to boycotting the sale of bottled water at Trent University, Peterborough
Conducted by Alisha Embury., Completed for: Council of Canadians, Peterborough Chapter; Supervising Professor: Stephen Hill, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 3840 Community-Based Research Project.
Peterborough's designated heritage properties
This report will describe the project [sic] i completed as my contribution to laying the groundwork of the Kawartha Heritage Conservancy. The documented information of heritage and historically designated buildings in the City of Peterborough, Ontario was the step I contributed towards this detailed project., By Elizabeth Eberhardt. --, ERSC 384H: Community Research Placement.
Sustainability
Executive summary -- Introduction -- Research questions -- Methodlogy -- Literature review -- Background statistical information -- Worldwide indicators and sustainability frameworks -- Recommended indicators for the City of Peterborough -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix., James Durkin., Includes final research report., Date of Project completion: April 1, 2006, Includes bibliographic references (p. 53-57)., GEOG 440, Geography, Research in Physical Geography.
Assessment and design of a nature trail system and interpretative manual for Marrick's Landing resort
Marrick's Landing Resort in Burleigh Falls is suitable for nature trail development in a two-phase process that will enable safe, scenic and enjoyable hiking and show shoeing activities. This experience will be strengthened through the use of the accompanying site-specific nature trail interpretive manual outlining existing species of flora and fauna, information about what species to look for and when, recommended trail etiquette and a map of trails at Marrick's Landing., Abstract -- List of figures and inserts -- Acknowledgements -- Glossary -- Chapter one: Introduction -- Chapter two: Literature review -- Chapter three: Methodology -- Chapter four: Results. Marrick's Landing nature trail system. Marrick's Landing nature trail interpretive manual -- Chapter five: Discussion -- Chapter six: Conclusion -- References -- Trail design support materials., by Jamie Doherty., Date of project submission: 2003., Includes bibliographic references (p. 30)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
An exploration on immigrant entrepreneurship in Peterborough
1: Introduction -- 2: Literature review. 2.1: Community Economic Development (CED). 2.2: Government programs. 2.3: Non-profit organizations. 2.4: Social capital. 2.5: Ethic enclave theory. 2.6: Language and cultural climate. 2.7: Neoliberal context -- 3: Method. 3.1: Business resources in Peterborough. 3.2: Creation of entrepreneurship services guide. 3.3: Creation of the survey. 3.4: Survey process -- 4: Researcher reflections. 4.1: Inconsistencies when creating the entrepreneurship services guide. 4.2: Research characteristics. 4.3: Disconnects and discourse -- 5: Conclusions. 5.1: Business resource awareness, use and rated experience. 5.2: Survey results in comparison with academic literature -- 6: Discussion of conclusions -- Bibliography., Mary Dirmeitis. --, Includes bibliographic references., CAST 4770Y: Studies in Canadian Social Policy.

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