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Date published: March 20, 2020

Partnership Engage Grants: March 2018 Competition Awards



1A Partnership Engage Grants


Applicant Élise Milot Université Laval
Co-applicants Émilie Raymond Université Laval
Marie Grandisson Université Laval
Martin Caouette Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Partner Centre de parrainage civique de Québec Quebec, QC
Title Miser sur le mentorat actif pour favoriser l'inclusion sociale des aînés qui présentent une déficience intellectuelle
Years 1
Funding $24,991.00

Applicant Nathan Young University of Ottawa
Co-applicant Tawney Lem West Coast Aquatic
Collaborator Ann-Magnhild Solås Norwegian Institute of Food, Fisheries and Aquaculture Research
Partner West Coast Aquatic Port Alberni, BC
Title Co-management of Pacific salmon fisheries: A community-driven approach
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Alexander Bigazzi The University of British Columbia
Partner City of Victoria, British Columbia Victoria, BC
Title Development of an electric bicycle incentive program at the municipal scale
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Carrie Anne Marshall Queen's University
Co-applicants Rosemary Lysaght Queen's University
Susanne Murphy Queen's University
Collaborator Brian Hart St. Paul's University College
Partner Ontario Co-operative Association Demorestville, ON
Title Case study and evaluation of an integrated supportive living model for formerly homeless persons in a rural context
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Meridith Griffin McMaster University
Co-applicants Gavin Andrews McMaster University
James Gillett McMaster University
Partner Hamilton Public Library Hamilton, ON
Title Learning from each other: Canadian libraries and older adult programming
Years 1
Funding $24,713.00

Applicant Sébastien Tremblay Université Laval
Co-applicant Margarida Romero Université Nice Sophia Antipolis
Partner Rouge et Or de l'Université de Laval Quebec, QC
Title SENIC: A serious game for self-awareness and empowerment in sports
Years 1
Funding $24,989.00

Applicant Carl Lacharité Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Co-applicant Vicky Lafantaisie Université du Québec en Outaouais
Collaborator Nicole Déziel Fédération québécoise des organismes communautaires Famille
Partner Fédération québécoise des organismes communautaires Famille Saint-Lambert, QC
Title L'internationalisation du modèle québécois d'action communautaire auprès des familles
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Brian Hayden The University of British Columbia
Co-applicant Suzanne Villeneuve Simon Fraser University
Partner Ts'kw'aylaxw First Nation Lillooet, BC
Title Digital mapping of prehistoric pithouses on the interior plateau of Western Canada
Years 1
Funding $24,284.00

Applicant Stacey Zembrzycki Dawson College
Co-applicants Anna Sheftel Saint Paul University
Nancy Rebelo Dawson College
Partner Montreal Holocaust Museum Montréal, QC
Title Survivors on the main: Witnessing the Holocaust, remaking home in Montreal
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Catherine Leviten-Reid Cape Breton University
Collaborator Laura Syms Cape Breton University
Partner Cape Breton Community Housing Association Cape Breton, NS
Title Rental housing, community amenities and deprivation in the Cape Breton regional municipality
Years 1
Funding $24,845.00

Applicant Luis Antonio De Santa-Eulalia Université de Sherbrooke
Co-applicants Elaine Mosconi Université de Sherbrooke
Nathalie Cadieux Université de Sherbrooke
Partner RAD Technologies Inc. Thetford Mines, QC
Title La transformation numérique au coeur des changements de stratégie et de modèles d'affaires dans le secteur manufacturier de l'industrie 4.0
Years 1
Funding $24,993.00

Applicant Kimberley Adams University of Alberta
Co-applicants Bonnie-Lynn David Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital
Lynn McGarvey University of Alberta
Partner Elk Island Public Schools Sherwood Park, AB
Title Evaluation of assistive technology resources for access to hands-on activities by students with disabilities, and assistive technology teams
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Leslie Robertson The University of British Columbia
Partner Nak'azdli Band Fort St. James, BC
Title Re-inhabiting history: Making the past in Nak'azdli territory by re-animating customary memory genres
Years 1
Funding $24,855.00

Applicant Simon Coulombe Wilfrid Laurier University
Co-applicants Ciann Larose Wilson Wilfrid Laurier University
Michael Woodford Wilfrid Laurier University
Robb Travers Wilfrid Laurier University
Todd Coleman Wilfrid Laurier University
Collaborators Charlie Davis Rainbow Community Council
Jeremy Steffler Rainbow Community Council
Partner Rainbow Community Council Waterloo, ON
Title Positive wellbeing and community experiences among LGBTQ immigrants and refugees in Waterloo Region, Ontario
Years 1
Funding $24,950.00

Applicant Annie Camus Université du Québec à Montréal
Partner Conseil québécois du loisir Montréal, QC
Title Les relations entre le tiers secteur et l'état dans le secteur du loisir associatif au Québec
Years 1
Funding $24,970.00

Applicant Lisa Starr McGill University
Co-applicant Joseph Levitan McGill University
Collaborators Michael Canuel Leading English Education and Resource Network
Noel Burke Other/Unknown
Partner Leading English Education and Resource Network Laval, QC
Title NEXTschool: Innovative systems change for Québec high schools
Years 1
Funding $24,831.00

Applicant Dominic Lapointe Université du Québec à Montréal
Partner Minwashin Rouyn-Noranda, QC
Title Résurgence, décolonisation et reconnaissance : recherche-action autour de Minwashin
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Karine Dubois-Comtois Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Co-applicants Karine Poitras Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Marie-Andrée Poirier Université de Montréal
Nicolas Berthelot Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Collaborators Johanne Robillard Centre intégrés universitaires de santé et de services sociaux Centre-Sud-de-l'Ile-de-Montréal
Lise Cadieux Centre intégrés universitaires de santé et de services sociaux Centre-Sud-de-l'Ile-de-Montréal
Marie-Pierre Joly Centre intégrés universitaires de santé et de services sociaux Centre-Sud-de-l'Ile-de-Montréal
Partner Centre intégrés universitaires de santé et de services sociaux Centre-Sud-de-l'Ile-de-Montréal Montréal, QC
Title Développement conjoint d'un outil d'évaluation de l'attachement des postulants comme famille d'accueil : un projet en partenariat
Years 1
Funding $24,678.00

Applicant Martin Bunch York University
Co-applicant Peter Victor York University
Partner Global Footprint Network Oakland, CA
Title Building capacity for the ecological footprint national accounts in Canada
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Nelly Oelke The University of British Columbia
Co-applicants Carolyn Szostak The University of British Columbia
Dennis Jasper The University of British Columbia
Collaborators Aarin Frigon Division of Family Practice
Sarah Martin Lower Similkameen Community Services Society
Partner Okanagan Men's Shed Kelowna, BC
Title Partnering to deliver a mobile men's shed to rural communities in the southern interior of British Columbia
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Michel Duchesneau Université de Montréal
Collaborator Danielle Beauchemin Conseil québécois de la musique
Partner Conseil québécois de la musique Montréal, QC
Title Médiation de la musique et technologies numériques
Years 1
Funding $24,980.00

Applicant Martin Geiger Carleton University
Co-applicant Patrick MacKenzie Immigrant Employment Council of BC
Collaborator Sangeeta Subramanian Immigrant Employment Council of BC
Partner Immigrant Employment Council of BC Vancouver, BC
Title British Columbia in the global race for talent: Assessing local experiences and identifying solutions for enhanced policies and practices in talent recruitment, retention, and utilization
Years 1
Funding $24,973.00

Applicant Serge Lacasse Université Laval
Co-applicant Sophie Stévance Université Laval
Collaborator Francis Dubé Université Laval
Partner Peak Media Montréal, QC
Title Musique 360 : prototype d'une expérience musicale interactive et immersive en ligne
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Annie Carrier Université de Sherbrooke
Co-applicants Anne Hudon University of Waterloo
Denis Bédard Université de Sherbrooke
Collaborator Emmanuelle Jasmin Université de Sherbrooke
Partner Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Ottawa, ON
Title Agent de changement social efficace : une recherche participative pour outiller les ergothérapeutes à agir en matière d'inclusion sociale
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Sylvie Barma Université Laval
Co-applicants Anick Baribeau Université de Montréal
Melanie Tremblay Université du Québec à Rimouski
Thérèse Laferrière Université Laval
Partner Fédération des syndicats de l'enseignement Quebec, QC
Title Projet CELA : Collaborer ensemble pour l'évaluation lucide des apprentissages
Years 1
Funding $24,858.00

Applicant Sejal Patel Ryerson University
Co-applicant Patricia O'Campo University of Toronto
Partner Toronto District School Board Toronto, ON
Title Reducing inequities in children's educational success and well-being in marginalized communities through innovation in public education
Years 1
Funding $24,987.00

1B Partnership Engage Grants


Applicant Sandra Schecter York University
Collaborators Kimberley Tavares Ontario Ministry of Education
Maria Merecoulias York Region District School Board
Partner York Region District School Board Aurora, ON
Title My mother parachuted me over Thornhill: International students in a GTA secondary school
Years 1
Funding $24,666.00

Applicant Cynthia Girling The University of British Columbia
Co-applicant Ronald Kellett The University of British Columbia
Partner Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Victoria, BC
Title Linking social indicators of livability with environmental indicators of greenhouse gas emissions to inform planning policy
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Alana Saulnier Lakehead University
Co-applicant Carrie Sanders Wilfrid Laurier University
Partner Durham Regional Police Service Whitby, ON
Title An evaluation of the Durham Regional Police Service's body-worn cameras pilot project
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Martine Durier-Copp Dalhousie University
Co-applicants Binod Sundararajan Dalhousie University
Joyline Makani Dalhousie University
Stephane Mechoulan Dalhousie University
Partner Canadian Food Inspection Agency Ottawa, ON
Title Connecting public servants to enhance public value
Years 1
Funding $24,732.00

Applicant Janine Rogers Mount Allison University
Co-applicants Allison Nichol Longtin ABC Life Literacy Canada
Paul Bishop ABC Life Literacy Canada
Partner ABC Life Literacy Canada Toronto, ON
Title Cultural literacy: Addressing learning barriers with museum literacy
Years 1
Funding $24,948.00

Applicant Ross Humby Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
Co-applicants Cesar Suva Calgary Immigrant Educational Society
Vicky Roy Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
Partner Calgary Immigrant Educational Society Calgary, AB
Title Foundations in agricultural-based industries for refugees and migrants (FARM) impact study
Years 1
Funding $23,295.00

Applicant Astrid Perez Pinan University of Victoria
Partner VIDEA Victoria, BC
Title Managing for gender and human rights-based results in the feminist international assistance policy
Years 1
Funding $24,993.00

Applicant Marlene Goldman University of Toronto
Co-applicant Amanda Grenier McMaster University
Collaborators Raza Mirza National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly
Stephen Katz Trent University
Partner Klick Inc. Toronto, ON
Title Combining simulation with performative practices: Fostering empathy for older people through the use of technology
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Vivian Jimenez Estrada Algoma University
Co-applicants Roberta Rice University of Calgary
Stéphane Guimont Marceau Université du Québec à Montréal
Partner Coordinadora nacional de mujeres indigenas Mexico
Title Gendered and colonial violence across the Americas
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Gary Markle Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University
Co-applicant Kenneth Rockwood Dalhousie University
Collaborator Saifuddin Syed Dalhousie University
Partner Michael Garron Hospital Toronto, ON
Title Refashioning the hospital gown: A collaborative design initiative
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Estibaliz Jimenez Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Co-applicants Bilkis Vissandjée Université de Montréal
Marie-Marthe Cousineau Université de Montréal
Collaborators Jo-Anne Wemmers Université de Montréal
Lilyane Rachedi Université du Québec à Montréal
Madeline Lamboley Université de Moncton
Partner Centre intégrés universitaires de santé et de services sociaux Centre-Sud-de-l'Ile-de-Montréal Montréal, QC
Title Violences basées sur l'honneur au Québec : comment intervenir et protéger les filles, activité partenarial de mobilisation de connaissances auprès de la direction de la protection de la jeunesse
Years 1
Funding $23,861.00

Applicant Olive Wahoush McMaster University
Co-applicants Celeste Taylor Hamilton Food Share
Laura Banfield McMaster University
Stephanie Baker Collins McMaster University
Partner Hamilton Food Share Stoney Creek, ON
Title Hamilton Food Share: An impact analysis
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Pamela Robinson Ryerson University
Co-applicant Peter Johnson University of Waterloo
Collaborators Renee Sieber McGill University
Tracey Lauriault Carleton University
Partner Evergreen Toronto, ON
Title Canadian smart cities: An inventory of action
Years 1
Funding $24,800.00

Applicant Eliza Chandler Ryerson University
Co-applicants Allyson Mitchell York University
Esther Ignagni Ryerson University
Collaborator Katie Aubrecht Mount Saint Vincent University
Partner Feminist Art Gallery Toronto, ON
Title Designing crip futures
Years 1
Funding $23,297.00

Applicant Thomas Peace Huron University College
Co-applicant Krista McCracken Algoma University
Collaborator John Lutman Diocese of Huron
Partner Woodland Cultural Centre Brantford, ON
Title Documenting early residential schools
Years 1
Funding $24,997.00

Applicant Sophie Grossmann Université du Québec à Montréal
Co-applicant Sylvain Bourdon Université de Sherbrooke
Partner Déclic Montréal, QC
Title Accompagnement du projet de développement d'une école laboratoire (le Lab école Agora) au secteur de l'éducation des adultes
Years 1
Funding $24,976.00

Applicant Natasha Blanchet-Cohen Concordia University
Co-applicant Julie Kon Kam King Equitas: International Centre for Human Rights Education
Collaborators Amy Cooper Equitas: International Centre for Human Rights Education
Myriam Zaidi Equitas: International Centre for Human Rights Education
Tara Collins Ryerson University
Virginia Caputo Carleton University
Partner Equitas: International Centre for Human Rights Education Montréal, QC
Title Strengthening youth community action to promote diversity: Amplifying human rights education for social change
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Leigh Potvin Cape Breton University
Co-applicant Terry Gibbs Cape Breton University
Partner Island Food Network Baddeck, NS
Title Storying food landscapes in Cape Breton: A community photovoice project
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Zheng Zhang Western University
Partner Guangzhou Dandelion Education Technology Co. Ltd China
Title Building on assets: A netnography of a cross-border, online biliteracy curriculum
Years 1
Funding $23,561.00

Applicant Morgan Poteet Mount Allison University
Partner Hispanic Development Council Toronto, ON
Title Social and economic integration among the children of Central American refugees in Toronto
Years 1
Funding $24,540.00

Applicant Nicholas Holt University of Alberta
Co-applicants Leah Ferguson University of Saskatchewan
Tara-Leigh McHugh University of Alberta
Tricia McGuire-Adams University of Alberta
Collaborator Brian Torrance Ever Active Schools
Partner Royal Canadian Mounted Police Ottawa, ON
Title Try a bit of TLC: A training program for RCMP members to teach teamwork, leadership, and communication (TLC) through sport and recreation
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Kokou Edem Christian Agbobli Université du Québec à Montréal
Partner Centre for the Prevention of Radicalization Leading to Violence Montréal, QC
Title Évaluation d'une campagne de sensibilisation à la radicalisation et enjeux de communication : le cas de la campagne et si j'avais tort  j'en parle, j'apprends
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00

Applicant Leslie Malloy-Weir McMaster University
Co-applicants Pauline Kajiura Information Hamilton
Ruta Valaitis McMaster University
Partner Information Hamilton Hamilton, ON
Title Identifying barriers to the access, understanding, and use of Information Hamilton's resources
Years 1
Funding $24,900.00

Applicant Martine August University of Waterloo
Collaborator Alexandru Diceanu Waterloo Public Interest Research Group
Partner Asgard Green Co-operative Homes Inc. Kitchener, ON
Title Sustaining co-operative housing in Kitchener-Waterloo
Years 1
Funding $22,086.00

Applicant Michelle Skop Wilfrid Laurier University
Co-applicants Jennifer Root Wilfrid Laurier University
Olena Darewych Wilfrid Laurier University
Collaborator Raghida Mazzawi Nova Vita
Partner Nova Vita Brantford, ON
Title Examining intimate partner violence survivors' experiences with group art therapy: A community-based study
Years 1
Funding $24,029.00

Applicant Jeffrey Ansloos University of Toronto
Partner Twitter, Inc. Washington, DC
Title Using Twitter to support Indigenous cultural revitalization and youth wellbeing
Years 1
Funding $25,000.00