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Date published: March 20, 2020

Community and College Social Innovation Fund (CCSIF)
November 2015 Competition Awards

Applicant Simon Langlois Cégep Marie-Victorin
Co-applicant Andréane St-Hilaire Collège de Maisonneuve
Christian Tessier Collège de Bois-de-Boulogne
Guillaume Poliquin Collège de Maisonneuve
Simon Larose Université Laval
Collaborator Frédéric Gourdeau Université Laval
Guy Gibeau Collège de Maisonneuve
Patrice Potvin Université du Québec à Montréal
Partner Collège de Bois-de-Boulogne MONTRÉAL  QC
Collège de Maisonneuve MONTREAL  QC
Commission scolaire de la Pointe-de-l'Île MONTREAL  QC
Université du Québec à Montréal MONTRÉAL  QC
Title Modèle d'intervention pour améliorer la perception et l'appropriation des sciences chez les jeunes issus de milieux défavorisés
Years: 2 Funding: $112,000.00

 

Applicant Janet Jamieson Red River College
Co-applicant Jamie Koshyk Red River College
Javier Mignone University of Manitoba
Melanie D'Souza Red River College
Robert Chase University of Manitoba
Collaborator Ashley Stewart-Tufescu Red River College
Joseph Sparling University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Partner Healthy Child Manitoba WINNIPEG  MB
Manidoo Gi-Miini-Gonaan Inc WINNIPEG  MB
Title Exploring the impact of the Abecedarian early childhood intervention on parents and caregivers in a subsidized housing complex
Years: 2 Funding: $233,865.00

 

Applicant James Vanderveken Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology
Co-applicant Alan Bourke Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology
Al Fletcher City of Hamilton
Emily Ecker Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology
Matt Kelly Eva Rothwell Resource Centre at Robert Land
Ron McLester Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology
Shelley Rempel Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology
Collaborator Colleen McPhee Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board
Geeta Malhotra Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board
Nair Lacruz Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology
Neil McMahon Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology
Sharon Charters Hamilton Community Foundation
Partner City of Hamilton HAMILTON  ON
Eva Rothwell Resource Centre at Robert Land HAMILTON  ON
Hamilton Community Foundation HAMILTON  ON
Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board HAMILTON  ON
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board HAMILTON  ON
Title The City School Partnership: a community-built response to improving access to education
Years: 3 Funding: $239,986.00

 

Applicant Dave Porter Aurora College
Co-applicant Ann Sherman University of New Brunswick
Chris Scribe University of Saskatchewan
Diane Conrad University of Alberta
Jeff Baker University of Saskatchewan
Sarah Rosolen Aurora College
Suzanne Stewart University of Toronto
Collaborator Dwayne Donald University of Alberta
Lindsey Oosenbrug-Trinh Government of the Northwest Territories
Partner University of New Brunswick FREDERICTON  NB
University of Saskatchewan SASKATOON  SK
University of Toronto TORONTO  ON
Title Decolonizing learning in communities across Canada: stories of hope
Years: 2 Funding: $239,946.00

 

Applicant Ian Parfitt Selkirk College
Co-applicant Ian Dennis Selkirk College
Jonathan Corbett The University of British Columbia
Justin Robinson Selkirk College
Renee Sieber McGill University
Suzanne Ector Selkirk College
Terri MacDonald Selkirk College
Partner ESRI Canada TORONTO  ON
Open Data Society of BC VANCOUVER  BC
Open North MONTRÉAL  QC
Regional District of Central Kootenay NELSON  BC
Title Open Data for open government in rural British Columbia
Years: 3 Funding: $240,000.00

 

Applicant Przemyslaw Pawluk George Brown College
Co-applicant Agnieszka Palalas Athabasca University
Vandra McQuarrie Literacy Nipissing
Partner Development Made Simple NORTH BAY  ON
Literacy Nipissing NORTH BAY  ON
TESL Toronto TORONTO  ON
Title Literacy uplift
Years: 2 Funding: $149,636.00

 

Applicant Elza Bruk Bow Valley College
Co-applicant Gayatri Moorthi Bow Valley College
Hana Imai Bow Valley College
Collaborator Cherylyn Cameron Bow Valley College
Elizabeth Schnitzler The City of Calgary
Patricia Spadafora Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Partner Calgary Immigrant Women's Association CALGARY  AB
Title Enhancing the well-being, social and civic engagement of immigrant women retirees
Years: 2 Funding: $201,110.00

 

Applicant Martin Geoffroy Cégep Édouard-Montpetit
Co-applicant Ali Ghanbarpour-Dizboni Royal Military College of Canada
Lorne Dawson University of Waterloo
Susan Palmer Concordia University
Collaborator Isabelle Cliche Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe
 Isabelle Giannarelli Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe
Marc Imbeault Royal Military College of Saint-Jean
Steve Medeiros Cégep Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
Partner Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe SAINT-HYACINTHE  QC
Cégep Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU  QC
Royal Military College of Saint-Jean RICHELIEU  QC
Title Les intégrismes religieux et la radicalisation au Canada : vulgarisation et éducation populaire
Years: 3 Funding: $240,000.00

 

Applicant Milan Shahani George Brown College
Co-applicant Deborah Hebert University of Toronto
Rosalie Wang University of Toronto
Collaborator Andria Spindel March of Dimes Canada
Sandra Tullio-Pow Ryerson University
Sheena Repath Other/Unknown
Partner University of Toronto TORONTO  ON
Title Adaptive clothing for persons living with hemiparesis
Years: 3 Funding: $237,254.00

 

Applicant Cherylyn Cameron Bow Valley College
Co-applicant Cheryl Kinzel Bow Valley College
Noella Wells Bow Valley College
Collaborator Rena Shimoni Bow Valley College
Yvonne Poitras Pratt University of Calgary
Partner Palix Foundation CALGARY  AB
Siksika Employment and Training Services SIKSIKA  AB
Title Bringing hearts and minds together: co-creating lifelong learning materials for caregivers of Aboriginal children
Years: 2 Funding: $229,759.00

 

Applicant Julie Caouette John Abbott College
Co-applicant Jocelyn Bélanger Université du Québec à Montréal
Michael Wohl Carleton University
Nassim Tabri Carleton University
Ratna Ghosh McGill University
Collaborator Lindsy Richardson Ottawa Police Services
Natalie Chaloux Cégep de Sainte-Foy
Pat McCaffery Ottawa Police Services
Partner Boys and Girls' Club of Ontario OTTAWA  ON
Centre de prévention de la radicalisation menant à la violence MONTRÉAL  QC
Title Pathways to radicalization among multicultural youth in Canada
Years: 3 Funding: $240,000.00

 

Applicant Douglas Clark Yukon College
Co-applicant Bronwyn Benkert Yukon College
Ellen Bielawski University of Alberta
Roger Brown Champagne and Aishihik First Nations
Collaborator Linaya Workman Champagne and Aishihik First Nations
Partner Champagne and Aishihik First Nations HAINES JUNCTION  YT
University of Alberta EDMONTON  AB
University of Saskatchewan SASKATOON  SK
Title The water in me: collaboratively developing a water strategy for the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations' traditional territory, Yukon
Years: 2 Funding: $239,988.00

 

Applicant Zeenat Janmohamed George Brown College
Co-applicant Emis Akbari University of Toronto
Jennifer Jenkins University of Toronto
Michal Perlman University of Toronto
Sheri Madigan University of Calgary
Partner City of Toronto TORONTO  ON
Title The early childhood cognitive sensitivity training study
Years: 2 Funding: $239,995.00

 

Applicant Nancy Gagnon Cégep de Jonquière
Co-applicant Josée Thivierge Cégep de Jonquière
Partner Association for the Educational Application of Computer Technology at the Post-Secondary Level QUÉBEC  QC
Title Littératie numérique et culture technologique : soutien à l'apprentissage en éducation citoyenne
Years: 2 Funding: $235,152.00

 

Applicant Linda Parent Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick
Co-applicant Charles Gaucher Université de Moncton
Micheline Sirois Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick
Collaborator Paul Cyr Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick
Partner Community Business Development Corporations CAMPBELLTON  NB
Ministère de l'éducation postsecondaire, formation et travail FREDERICTON  NB
New Brunswick Employer Support Services MONCTON  NB
Title Inclusion et maintien en milieu de travail : une analyse des besoins de la salle de classe au milieu de travail
Years: 2 Funding: $111,797.60

 

Applicant Taras Gula George Brown College
Co-applicant Miroslav Lovric McMaster University
Collaborator Ramon Delgado George Brown College
Partner McMaster University HAMILTON  ON
Title Improving health numeracy in health science students and professionals through an online instrument
Years: 2 Funding: $132,799.20

 

Applicant Jonathan Callegher George Brown College
Partner Canadian Apprenticeship Forum OTTAWA  ON
Qi Value Systems Inc. TORONTO  ON
Skills/Compétences Canada - Ontario KITCHENER  ON
Title Job talks: innovative study and website for recruitment in the skilled trades
Years: 3 Funding: $239,930.00

 

Applicant Michael McNamara Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Co-applicant Sara Cumming Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Collaborator Jessica Pulis Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Kirsten Madsen Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Patrice Esson Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Rory Sommers Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Partner Halton Poverty Roundtable BURLINGTON  ON
The Oakville Community Foundation OAKVILLE  ON
United Way OAKVILLE  ON
Young Men's Christian Association OAKVILLE  ON
Title The community ideas factory:  enhancing creativity and innovation in Oakville's charitable sector
Years: 2 Funding: $174,593.40

 

Applicant Gary Hoyer George Brown College
Co-applicant Philip Groff Sustain Ontario
Collaborator Carolyn Webb Sustain Ontario
Joanne Bays Farm to Cafeteria Canada
Partner Farm to Cafeteria Canada BURNABY  BC
Sustain Ontario TORONTO ON
Title Generating success for farm to school programs
Years: 3 Funding: $233,876.00

 

Applicant Kirsten Madsen Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Co-applicant Patricia Spadafora Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Collaborator Manon Thompson Elder Abuse Ontario
Raeann Rideout Elder Abuse Ontario
Rochella Vassell Elder Abuse Ontario
Partner Elder Abuse Ontario TORONTO ON
Title Bullying between older adults:  what is happening in Ontario
Years: 3 Funding: $239,999.00

 

Applicant Susan Briscoe Dawson College
Co-applicant Elizabeth Fast Concordia University
Jason Lewis Concordia University
Lindsay Morcom Queen's University
Michelle Smith John Abbott College
Nicole Ives McGill University
Collaborator Allan Downey McGill University
Celia Vives-Gonzalez McGill University
Courtney Montour McGill University
Karla Gruodis Dawson College
Karl Hele Concordia University
Nadine Montour Concordia University
Paige Isaac McGill University
Robert Cassidy Dawson College
Partner Concordia University MONTRÉAL  QC
First Nations Adult Education School Council KAHNAWAKE  QC
John Abbott College STE. ANNE DE BELLEVUE  QC
Kahnawake Survival School KAHNAWAKE  QC
Title A First Peoples storytelling exchange: intersecting college and community circles
Years: 3 Funding: $240,000.00

 

Applicant Terri MacDonald Selkirk College
Co-applicant Allison Alder Selkirk College
Gina Bennett College of the Rockies
Gregg Neelin Selkirk College
Kelly Vodden Memorial University of Newfoundland
Lars Hallstrom University of Alberta
Nicole Vaugeois Vancouver Island University
Ryan Gibson Saint Mary's University - Halifax
Sean Markey Simon Fraser University
Theresa Southam Selkirk College
Collaborator Carol Currie Selkirk College
John Devlin University of Guelph
Rhys Andrews Selkirk College
Wendy McCulloch Community Futures Boundary
Partner Association of Kootenay and Boundary Local Governments TRAIL  BC
Brandon University BRANDON  MB
Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation SASKATOON  SK
City of Revelstoke REVELSTOKE  BC
College of New Caledonia PRINCE GEORGE  BC
College of the Rockies CRANBROOK  BC
Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy INVERMERE  BC
Columbia Basin Trust NAKUSP  BC
Columbia Power Corporation CASTLEGAR  BC
Community Futures Boundary GRAND FORKS  BC
District of Sparwood SPARWOOD  BC
Economic Development Practitioners Network of the Columbia Basin REVELSTOKE  BC
Kootenay Association for Science & Technology ROSSLAND  BC
Ktunaxa/Kinbasket Treaty Council CRANBROOK  BC
Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation TRAIL  BC
Memorial University of Newfoundland CORNER BROOK  NL
Nelson Tech Club Information Society NELSON  BC
Okanagan College KELOWNA  BC
Saint Mary's University - Halifax HALIFAX  NS
School District 10 (Arrow Lakes) NAKUSP  BC
School District 19 (Revelstoke) REVELSTOKE  BC
School District 20 (Kootenay-Columbia) TRAIL  BC
School District 6 (Rocky Mountain) INVERMERE  BC
Selkirk College TRAIL  BC
Simon Fraser University BURNABY  BC
Slocan Valley Economic Development Commission WINLAW  BC
The University of British Columbia VANCOUVER  BC
UNIFAB Industries Ltd GRAND FORKS  BC
University of Alberta CAMROSE  AB
University of Guelph GUELPH  ON
University of Northern British Columbia PRINCE GEORGE  BC
Vancouver Island University NANAIMO  BC
Title Regional workforce development in Rural BC
Years: 3 Funding: $240,000.00

 

Applicant Krista Uggerslev Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Co-applicant Piers Steel University of Calgary
Collaborator Diane Lee Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Frank Bosco Virginia Commonwealth University
Jennifer Krahn University of Calgary
Raymond Bilodeau Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Stella George University of Calgary
Partner Canadian Centre for Advanced Leadership in Business CALGARY  AB
Title Fostering the public understanding of science: Informing evidence-based practice and evidence-based education through the metaBUS project
Years: 3 Funding: $239,680.00

 

Applicant Jodi Hall Fanshawe College
Co-applicant Debbie Laliberte Rudman The University of Western Ontario
Lorie Donelle The University of Western Ontario
Susan Rodger The University of Western Ontario
Collaborator Helene Berman The University of Western Ontario
Louise Pitre Family Service Thames Valley
Sarah Benbow Fanshawe College
Suzanne Anderson Literacy London Inc.
Trevor Hinds City of London, Ontario
Partner SafeSpace LONDON  ON
Title Women's empowerment through collaborative learning in community /WeCLiC/: a transliteracy project to enhance social inclusion and occupational possibilities for marginalized women
Years: 2 Funding: $240,000.00

 

Applicant Marise Lachapelle Cégep du Vieux Montréal
Co-applicant Paul Turcotte Cégep du Vieux Montréal
Rola Helou First Nations Adult Education School Council
Partner Dawson College MONTRÉAL  QC
First Nations Adult Education School Council KAHNAWAKE  QC
First Nations Human Resources Development Commission of Quebec KAHNAWAKE  QC
Title Incubateur d'entreprises inclusif destinés aux autochtones
Years: 2 Funding: $240,000.00

 

Applicant Lana Ray Confederation College
Co-applicant Elizabeth Kennedy Ontario Native Women's Charitable Foundation
Karen Drake Lakehead University
Partners Lakehead University THUNDER BAY  ON
Ontario Native Women's Charitable Foundation FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION  ON
Title Negahneewin leading the way: supporting community development through Indigenous women's leadership
Years: 2 Funding: $112,935.80

 

Applicant Connie Korpan Grande Prairie Regional College
Partner Alberta Health Services EDMONTON  AB
City of Grande Prairie GRANDE PRAIRIE  AB
Royal Canadian Mounted Police GRANDE PRAIRIE  AB
Title Responding to mental illness crises in remote communities—Grande Prairie's Police and Crisis Team (PACT):  an evaluation
Years: 2 Funding: $232,488.00

 

Applicant Ariane Lafortune Cégep Édouard-Montpetit
Co-applicant Nicole Huybens Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Pierre De Coninck Université de Montréal
Valérie Demers Collège de Rosemont
Collaborator Suzanne Durand Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Partner Collège de Rosemont MONTRÉAL  QC
Fédération québécoise des municipalités QUÉBEC  QC
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi CHICOUTIMI  QC
Title L'approche de consultation par consensus informé dans le secteur minier
Years: 3 Funding: $239,810.00

 

Applicant John Helliker Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Collaborator Abigail Salole Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Albert Dunk Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Ayngaran Vamatheva Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Brian Robertson Legend Canada 3D Inc.
Bryn Mooser Ryot Corp.
Carolyn Cox Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
David Dexter Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Jonathan Barker SK Films Inc.
Laurie Wilcox York University
Philip Beesley University of Waterloo
Silva Basmajian No Institutional Affiliation
Spencer Idenouye Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Partner Legend Canada 3D Inc. TORONTO  ON
Ryot Corp. LOS ANGELES  CA
SK Films Inc. TORONTO  ON
University of Waterloo WATERLOO  ON
York University TORONTO  ON
Title Virtual reality experiences and global citizenship
Years: 2 Funding: $240,000.00

 

Applicant Jessica Morin Selkirk College
Co-applicant Theresa Southam Selkirk College
Partner College of the Rockies CRANBROOK  BC
Title Exploring reconciliation through community college education
Years: 2 Funding: $123,430.80

 

Applicant Amy Symington George Brown College
Partner Gilda's Club Greater Toronto TORONTO  ON
Title Community guide to cancer nutrition
Years: 2 Funding: $239,760.00

 

Applicant Anna-Liisa Aunio Dawson College
Co-applicant Elizabeth Charles Dawson College
Gaelle Janvier Alternatives
Gisela Frias Dawson College
Peter Stoett Concordia University
Collaborator Adan Suazo Concordia University
Alexander Aylett Institut national de la recherche scientifique
Christopher Murtagh ombú productions
Ghalia Chahine Conférence régionale des élus de Montréal
Satoshi Ikeda Concordia University
Tereska Gesing Urban Seedling
Partner Alternatives MONTRÉAL  QC
Concordia University MONTREAL  QC
écoHackMTL MONTREAL  QC
Title Food justice and sustainability:  mobilizing new technologies to transform cities and build communities of change
Years: 2 Funding: $166,416.00

 

Applicant Shannon Kelly British Columbia Institute of Technology
Co-applicant Kyla Epstein BCIT Faculty and Staff Association
Zaa Derik Joseph British Columbia Institute of Technology
Collaborator Aaron Hunter British Columbia Institute of Technology
Aaron Nelson British Columbia Institute of Technology
Partner BCIT Faculty and Staff Association BURNABY  BC
Title Diversity circles:  an indigenous model for post-secondary teachers and academic staff to utilize professional mentoring and community outreach for engaging student and community diversity
Years: 2 Funding: $153,406.00

 

Applicant David Bourdages Centre d'initiation à la recherche et d'aide au développement durable
Co-applicant Chakda Yorn Coopérative de solidarité Niska
Manon Richmond Cree Women of Eeyou Istchee Association
Partner Centre d'initiation à la recherche et d'aide au développement durable CARLETON-SUR-MER  QC
Coopérative de solidarité Niska SHERBROOKE  QC
Cree Women of Eeyou Istchee Association NEMASKA  QC
Title Innovation sociale en soutien à l'entrepreneuriat collectif féminin par le biais des savoirs traditionnels des femmes cries
Years: 2 Funding: $238,770.00

 

Applicant Marie-Joëlle Brassard Cégep de Victoriaville
Co-applicant Simon Dugré Cégep de Victoriaville
Collaborator Marie-Paule Robichaud Villettaz Conseil québécois de la coopération et de la mutualité
Mario Handfield Université du Québec à Rimouski
Patrice Leblanc Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Partner Conseil québécois de la coopération et de la mutualité LÉVIS  QC
Université du Québec à Rimouski RIMOUSKI  QC
Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue ROUYN-NORANDA  QC
Title Projet terre-à-terre : pérennité des territoires agricoles et levier coopératif : expérimentations de trois laboratoires vivants dans les régions du Québec
Years: 3 Funding: $239,952.00