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Charter Damages: Private Law in the Unique Public Law Remedy
In 2010, the Supreme Court of Canadas decision in Vancouver (City) v Ward created a framework for a Charter damages claim. In two subsequent decisions, the Court deviated from Ward by relying extensively on private law ...
Cross-cultural perspectives on research participation and informed consent
This study examined Portuguese Canadian and Caribbean Canadian immigrants' perceptions of health research and informed consent procedures. Six focus groups (three in each cultural group) involving 42 participants and two ...
"Why doesn't she seek help for partner abuse?" An exploratory study with South Asian immigrant women
This study explores why South Asian immigrant women with experiences of partner abuse delay seeking help from professionals. Three focus groups were conducted in Hindi language with South Asian immigrant women in Toronto. ...
"Generation 9/11": Canadian Muslim Youth Negotiating Nationalist and Sexual Subjectivities
While much attention has been given to the impact on adult Muslims religious identities in the post-9/11 era, little research has been conducted on young Muslims who have grown up in this period. Moreover, the limited ...
The Canadian Boat Song
(New York : William Hall & Son, [n.d.])
On-line databases and the research experience for university students with print disabilities
The purpose of this paper is to present findings of a study which examined the searching experience of university students with a print disability and their use of screen reading software to navigate three proprietary databases.
Young, well-educated and adaptable people: Chilean exiles, identity and daily life in Canada, 1973 to the present day
"This dissertation describes the challenges and changes to lifestyle and identity experienced by twenty-one Chileans who came to Canada as exiles between 1973 and 1978. It is based largely on the testimony of the exiles ...
Choices and compromises: the abortion movement in Canada 1969-1988
This dissertation explores pro-choice activism in Canada following the 1969 omnibus bill that decriminalized abortion. The 1969 legal amendments permitted abortions performed in accredited hospitals and approved by the ...
Lord Byng (Canada welcomes you)
(Toronto : Leo. Feist, 1921, 1921)
"It was only during my second year of MF A studies at York University that I decided which film I wanted to make for my thesis project. I had faced several setbacks in my first year of Masters studies - some of which help ...
Aboriginal Language Maintenance, Development, and Enhancement
(Northern Arizona University Press;, 1996)
This paper offers a general review of literature relating to the maintenance, development and enhancement of Aboriginal languages in North America, espercially Canada. Following current Canadian practice, the term 'Aboriginal ...
Voices of South Asian women: immigration and mental health
(Taylor & Francis, 2004)
Purpose: This qualitative research aimed to elicit experiences and beliefs of recent South Asian immigrant women about their major health concerns after immigration. Methods: Four focus groups were conducted with 24 ...
A community-based study of the effectiveness of trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy with school-aged children in Toronto, Canada
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is a widely used treatment model for trauma-exposed children and adolescents (Cohen, Mannarino, & Deblinger, 2006). In this study, a randomized, waitlist-control design ...
From the Standpoint of People with Disabilities: An Institutional Analysis of Work in the Non-Profit Sector
Employment can be a pathway to increased income, empowerment, quality of life and well-being. But for people with disabilities, job opportunities are limited, and employment supports often are inadequate. Despite legislative ...
Concept mapping with South Asian immigrant women: barriers to mammography and solutions
Despite benefits of screening mammography, many South Asian (SA) immigrant women in Canada remain under screened. We aimed to elicit their experiences and beliefs about barriers to mammography and possible solutions. SA ...
(Toronto : Boosey & Co., 1907, 1907)
Psycho-Social Contributions to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Prevalence among South Asian Immigrants Living in Canada
This thesis studies psycho-social aspects of the experiences of South Asian immigrants (SAI) in Canada and how these may be related to the elevated presence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in this group. It does so by ...
Moving Home: The Art and Embodiment of Transience Among Youth Emerging from Canadas Child Welfare System
Youth who have exited the child welfare system are among the most vulnerable in Canada. Ample research in social sciences disciplines outside of Geography have illustrated the significant likelihood of poorer life outcomes ...
Diaspora Solidarities: Refugees, Human Rights, and the Jewish Labour Committee of Canada, 1936-1967
This transnational history of the Jewish Labour Committee of Canada (JLC) retraces the organisations narratives, networks, and practices of diaspora solidarity, from the moment of its establishment and into the post-war ...