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2021-09-13
People with mental health needs and substance use disorders (MHN/SUD) are overrepresented in all levels of the criminal justice system, including prisons. Despite this, diversion options for people…
2022-01-13
This research explores the role of place-based philanthropy in rural community development through a case study on the Skeena watershed, an ecologically significant region in Northwest BC that is…
2022-07-11
Electric vehicles are viewed as key to the emerging sustainable transportation revolution in Canada and other developed nations and cities. EVs are growing in popularity and reputation, and…
2022-10-20
Sometimes referred to as "nature's laboratories", islands have long been used to test fundamental ecological theories. One highly influential theory, MacArthur and Wilson's (1967…
2022-03-28
Computed Tomography (CT) is one of the most common modalities of medical imaging. CT scan has become a useful screening tool for body composition analysis and spinal conditions. Body composition is…
2022-08-30
The Higgs boson is a unique tool in the search for the fundamental laws of nature, as it is connected to many of the open fundamental questions the Standard Model (SM) of particle physics cannot…
2021-05-31
Sorption cooling and heating systems (SCHS) have recently drawn immense attention as an alternative technology that enhances the efficiency of energy systems to reduce reliance on fossil fuels for…
2022-08-30
Historians have generally interpreted the conscription crisis of 1917 as reflective of contending nationalist perspectives in Canada. In contrast this study examines the pivotal role of the labour…
2022-09-26
Author: Poole, Lisa
As a non-normative relationship structure, polyamorous behaviour sparks considerable curiosity and commentary but polyamory as a social movement receives less attention. I address this lacuna by…
2022-09-21
Artist Management is largely considered to be scientific in nature by people external to the practice. This essay proposes that artist management goes beyond the linear scope of traditional business…
2022-08-25
Housing Nunavut: Care and Tutelage in the North focuses on legacies of welfare colonialism, tutelage, and bureaucratic forms of care in Nunavut via housing from the 1950s to 2020s. I draw on federal…
2022-01-28
Tales From the Square is an online soundmap of Victory Square, a city square located in Vancouver, British Columbia. The map itself was created with acrylic on canvas; the icons were drawn by hand…
2022-06-14
The adoption of conservation farming technologies (CFTs) is advocated by development organizations who strive to avert a global environmental food crisis projected by 2050. A wealth of research has…
2022-07-05
The Mariana intra-oceanic island arc is imaged using a seismic survey to provide new constraints on the shallowmost crustal structure of the arc and the fore-arc where numerous serpentinite mud…
2022-07-26
Segmentation and genome annotation (SAGA) algorithms such as ChromHMM and Segway are widely used for genome annotation using epigenomic datasets. These algorithms rely on probabilistic graphical…
2021-08-06
Protecting the privacy of people whose data is used by machine learning algorithms is important. Differential Privacy is the appropriate mathematical framework for formal guarantees of privacy, and…
2021-06-29
A new analytical quasi-steady-state model to estimate the effective thermal conductivity and diffusivity of wetted sorbent composites containing thermally-conductive additives is developed based on…
2022-08-19
The goal of this report is to underscore how one local, legacy publication, the Winnipeg Free Press, has withstood the changes of an evolving mediascape, reader demographics, and changing…
2021-09-15
Author: Maloney, Jay
This paper explores the use and benefits of Green Infrastructure in rural and small-town communities in Southwestern Ontario. 19 key informant interviews inform the qualitative findings that rural…
2021-08-09
Cannabis (Cannabis sativa L.) plants are affected by many pathogens, including Golovinomyces spp., Fusarium oxysporum and Pythium spp. which cause severe losses to producers. Currently, there are a…