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The Gays Aren’t All White, The Desis Aren’t All Straight: Exploring Queer Subjectivity in the Toronto South Asian Diaspora
The purpose of this research project is to approach a better understanding of queer South Asian diasporic identity and experience as it exists in Toronto, Canada. It attempts do so through the narratives of five individuals ...
“We just know who we are”: lesbian refugees in the Canadian immigration system
This paper explores the experiences of lesbian refugee claimants in the Canadian immigration system. Lesbian women attempting to escape violence and persecution face specific challenges in the asylum seeking process, from ...
Horticulture as Therapy in Toronto: Unearthing Healing and Wellness in a Post-Industrial Setting
This paper explores how community service providers in Toronto use Horticultural therapy to engage with local ecological landscape in supporting client rehabilitation and wellness. A qualitative Deep Ecology theoretical ...
School of Social Work Feature Profile with Part-Time Professor Peter Joseph Smyth.
Our first profile is with Part-Time Professor Peter Joseph Smyth. Peter Smyth has been an part-time professor with the School of Social Work for thirty years. He has taught a variety courses including: Social Work with ...
Exposing and Closing the Knowledge Gap in Canada for Indigenous People: What is working to support Indigenous students in schools today from an Indigenous perspective
The major focus of this project explores what factors enable Indigenous people to continue in education despite all the barriers they face. Furthermore the research looks at how the education system can continue to improve ...
Money, Drugs, and Voluntary Trusteeship; Applying Harm Reduction to Money Management Programs for People Who Use Substances
The objective of this research is to explore whether the Harm Reduction Trustee Case Management program at St. Stephen's Community House is reaching its objectives by improving overall quality of life for clients who are ...