Award Recipients for Connection Grants: May 2021 Competition

Applicant Phillip Joy Mount Saint Vincent University
Co-applicant Megan Aston Dalhousie University
Olivier Ferlatte Université de Montréal
Title Creating Awareness of Eating Disorders within LGBTQ Communities
Years 1
Funding $49,797

Applicant Megan Brickley McMaster University
Title Emerging Adolescence: A Virtual Workshop
Years 1
Funding $13,128

Applicant Kate Holland University of Toronto
Co-applicant Katherine Bowers The University of British Columbia
Collaborator Katya Jordan Brigham Young University
Ksenya Kiebuzinski University of Toronto
Sarah Hudspith University of Leeds
Sarah Young University College London
Title Dostoevsky at 200
Years 1
Funding $21,341

Applicant Cécilia Francis St. Thomas University
Co-applicant Chantal Richard University of New Brunswick
Christian Mbarga St. Thomas University
Julien Defraeye St. Thomas University
Patrick Bergeron University of New Brunswick
Robert Viau University of New Brunswick
Collaborator Jo-Anne Elder Other/Unknown
Title Voix subalternes et créa(c)tives. Explorer l'inventivité de la marge francophone
Years 1
Funding $24,967

Applicant Shoshana Pollack Wilfrid Laurier University
Co-applicant Jennifer Kilty University of Ottawa
Kevin Walby The University of Winnipeg
Marcia Oliver Wilfrid Laurier University
Tracy Bear University of Alberta
Collaborator Christine Mayor Wilfrid Laurier University
Jessica Hutchison Wilfrid Laurier University
Rachel Fayter University of Ottawa
Sara Howdle University of Alberta
Title Building Educational Bridges Between Universities and Prisons
Years 1
Funding $20,828

Applicant Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi University of Toronto
Title Iranian Women Poets
Years 1
Funding $49,970

Applicant Olivier Boiral Université Laval
Co-applicant Charlotte Giard-Laliberté Cégep de Victoriaville
Eric Duchemin Laboratoire sur l'agriculture urbaine
Laurence Guillaumie Université Laval
Nathan McClintock Institut national de la recherche scientifique
Sophie Dupéré Université Laval
Title Rencontres d'échanges pour des serres communautaires et collectives quatre saisons en Mauricie : un événement pour s'informer, réseauter et initier des projets
Years 1
Funding $19,483

Applicant Julie Châteauvert Saint Paul University
Co-applicant François Grisé Un et un font mille
Julien Simard McGill University
Title Forum Habitats – Journées d'approfondissement et de rayonnement
Years 1
Funding $19,120

Applicant Noella Gray University of Guelph
Co-applicant Danika Littlechild Carleton University
Larry McDermott Plenty Canada
Collaborator Robin Roth University of Guelph
Title Building Ethical Space for Global Conservation Governance: Sharing the Story of Pathway to Canada Target 1
Years 1
Funding $27,995

Applicant Heather Love University of Waterloo
Co-applicant Ank Zaman Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Jason Lajoie University of Waterloo
Rozita Dara University of Guelph
Collaborator Ketra Schmitt Concordia University
Title Technology, Equity, and Social Justice: Cross-Disciplinary Conversations @ ISTAS21
Years 1
Funding $24,597

Applicant Erica Rayment University of Calgary
Co-applicant Melanee Thomas University of Calgary
Susan Franceschet University of Calgary
Title Campaigning, Working, and Representing: Gender and Politics in a Global Pandemic
Years 1
Funding $21,677

Applicant Kathryn Ready The University of Winnipeg
Co-applicant Anne Sechin Université de Saint-Boniface
Erin Keating University of Manitoba
Title Translation and Appropriation in the Long Eighteenth Century
Years 1
Funding $22,601

Applicant Carla Taunton NSCAD University
Co-applicant Leah Decter NSCAD University
Title Beyond Unsettling: Arts-Based Methodologies for Decolonizing Futures
Years 1
Funding $20,200

Applicant Jane Wolff University of Toronto
Collaborator Susan Schwartzenberg Exploratorium
Title Toronto Landscape Observatory
Years 1
Funding $27,051

Applicant Alayne Adams McGill University
Collaborator Charlotte Evans Hotii ts'eeda
Khandideh Williams McGill University
Maud Mazaniello McGill University
Title Youth-led mental health and wellbeing forum: listening, learning and sharing strategies to promote responsive program and policy development
Years 1
Funding $25,000

Applicant Reem Bahdi University of Windsor
Co-applicant Jeffrey Monaghan Carleton University
Yasmeen Abu-Laban University of Alberta
Collaborator Fahad Ahmad Carleton University
Title Critical Reflections on Security, 9/11 and the Canadian Settler Colony
Years 1
Funding $50,000

Applicant Thomas Beckley University of New Brunswick
Collaborator Logan Keoughan University of New Brunswick
Title Wabanaki outreach and relationship building towards the co-creation of a Wabanaki Forestry Management Plan
Years 1
Funding $33,808

Applicant Christian Ehret McGill University
Co-applicant Amélie Lemieux Université de Montréal
Collaborator Luka Ciklovan Eidos-Montréal
Pamela Bussey Association of Teachers of English of Quebec
Simon Dansereau Triple Boris inc.
Title Designing for Youth Connection, Community, and Wellbeing through Games: Refocusing the Debate over Youth and Gaming
Years 1
Funding $47,580

Applicant Ghayda Hassan Université du Québec à Montréal
Co-applicant Cécile Rousseau McGill University
Pablo Madriaza Université du Québec à Montréal
Vivek Venkatesh Concordia University
Collaborator Brett Kubicek Public Safety Canada
John McCoy University of Alberta
Michael King University of Toronto
Orev Katz Yorktown Family Services
Sébastien Brouillette-Alarie Université du Québec à Montréal
Title "Deconstructing Violent Radicalization: Towards a Critical Anti-Oppressive Framework" E-Learning Course
Years 1
Funding $27,243

Applicant Jamie Hilder Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Co-applicant Denise Ryner Or Gallery
Collaborator Anselm Franke House of World Cultures
Jordan Wilson New York University
Title The Roiling Sea Symposium + Exhibition
Years 1
Funding $41,974

Applicant Steven Hoffman York University
Co-applicant Lisa Forman University of Toronto
Collaborator Benjamin Meier University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Danwood Chirwa University of Cape Town
Ian Seiderman International Commission of Jurists
Mark Eccleston-Turner Keele University
Roojin Habibi York University
Sam Zarifi International Commission of Jurists
Sharifah Sekalala University of Warwick
Stefania Negri Università degli Studi di Salerno
Stéphanie Dagron Université de Genève
Timothy Fish Hodgson International Commission of Jurists
Title Developing International Guiding Principles for Rights-Based Responses to Global Health Emergencies
Years 1
Funding $24,952

Applicant Achim Hurrelmann Carleton University
Co-applicant Amy Verdun University of Victoria
Title Teaching European Union Governance and Policy Making in Canada:  A New Repository of Audiovisual Educational Resources
Years 1
Funding $14,750

Applicant Carolyn Jervis MacEwan University
Co-applicant Robin Willey Concordia University of Edmonton
Title Sacred Everyday: Explorations in Art and Christianity
Years 1
Funding $18,320

Applicant François Larocque University of Ottawa
Collaborator Josée Vaillancourt Fédération de la jeunesse canadienne-francaise
Title La D-marche linguistique pancanadienne 2022
Years 1
Funding $27,460

Applicant Lachlan MacKinnon Cape Breton University
Title Cape Breton Highlanders and the Shaping of Canada: Conference on Military and Social History
Years 1
Funding $25,000

Applicant Brad Meisner York University
Co-applicant Anthony Lombardo Canadian Association on Gerontology
Title Hindsight 20/20: Looking Back for a Vision Forward in Gerontology (CAG2021)
Years 1
Funding $23,500

Applicant Timothy Naimi University of Victoria
Co-applicant Norman Giesbrecht University of Toronto
Timothy Stockwell University of Victoria
Collaborator Kara Thompson St. Francis Xavier University
Laura Lee Noonan Health PEI
Title Establishing a national community of practice: Mobilizing knowledge among policy stakeholders to address alcohol-related harms in Canada
Years 1
Funding $46,480

Applicant Andrea O'Reilly York University
Co-applicant Natasha Vattikonda Mothers Matter Centre
Title Mothers, Families, and COVID-19: Building Back Better
Years 1
Funding $24,240

Applicant Catherine Parayre Brock University
Title Fictive Architecture: Visual Arts and Creative Writing
Years 1
Funding $7,208

Applicant Laurent Simon HEC Montréal
Co-applicant Joëlle Bissonnette Université du Québec à Montréal
Thierry Beaupré-Gateau Université du Québec à Montréal
Collaborator Makenzie Thomas National Circus School
Patrice Aubertin National Circus School
Patrick Cohendet HEC Montréal
Title Créer-Entreprendre! Trajectoires croisées : arts numériques et École nationale de cirque. Une exploration des reconfigurations des projets créatifs et des modèles de valeur post-COVID
Years 1
Funding $21,550

Applicant Madine VanderPlaat Saint Mary's University
Co-applicant Arianne Melara Orellana New Brunswick Multicultural Council Inc
Cathy Leslie Nova Scotia Health Authority
Claire Betker St. Francis Xavier University
Daphne Hutt-Macleod Eskasoni Band Council
Karen Clarke Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
Malcolm Shookner Atlantic Summer Institute on Healthy and Safe Communities
Vanessa Nevin Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat
Title The Great Reconnect: Personal, Community and Societal Resilience in a Post-COVID-19 World
Years 1
Funding $24,990

Applicant Heidi Weigand Dalhousie University
Co-applicant Kristin Williams Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia
Shelley Price St. Francis Xavier University
Title Decolonization of Contagious Resilient Leadership Research and Dissemination to Gen Z and Alpha Youth
Years 1
Funding $50,000

Applicant Ashley Scarlett Alberta University of the Arts
Title Contingent Systems: Art and/as Algorithmic Critique
Years 1
Funding $11,350

Applicant Michelle Buckley University of Toronto
Co-applicant Howard Glenn Brauen University of Toronto
Julie Mah University of Toronto
Martine August University of Waterloo
Nemoy Lewis University of Toronto
Title Mapping housing insecurity: enhancing capacities to preserve affordable rentals in Toronto
Years 1
Funding $22,567

Applicant Shepherd Steiner University of Manitoba
Collaborator Johannes van der Pol No Institutional Affiliation
Liesbeth Bik No Institutional Affiliation
Title Relative time / little time
Years 1
Funding $23,913

Applicant Laura Tozer University of Toronto
Co-applicant Christine Mettler MakeWay Charitable Society
Jennifer Court Green Infrastructure Ontario Coalition
Collaborator Alexander van der Jagt Wageningen University
Linjun Xie Durham University
Title Pathways to Living Cities
Years 1
Funding $49,905

Applicant Aleem Bharwani University of Calgary
Co-applicant Eric Li The University of British Columbia
Jack Lucas University of Calgary
Lorian Hardcastle University of Calgary
Malinda Smith University of Calgary
Peter Jones University of Ottawa
Collaborator Julia Palmiano Federer University of Ottawa
Title Co-Designing a Track Two Diplomacy Process for University Community Engagement towards a Health in All Policies Imperative
Years 1
Funding $17,176

Applicant Michael Carpenter University of Victoria
Co-applicant Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly University of Victoria
Helga Kristin Hallgrímsdóttir University of Victoria
Maximilian Conrad University of Iceland
Title Contentious Politics in an Age of Crisis: A Decade of Anti-EU Mobilization
Years 1
Funding $8,685

Applicant Caroline Desbiens Université Laval
Co-applicant Justine Gagnon Université Laval
Title Rivières et relations : séminaire nordique sur le patrimoine culturel-naturel autochtone
Years 1
Funding $25,000

Applicant Shannon Leddy The University of British Columbia
Co-applicant Bathseba Opini The University of British Columbia
Surita Jhangiani The University of British Columbia
Title Decolonizing Together: Facing and Challenging Racism and Discrimination in Teacher Education
Years 1
Funding $39,425

Applicant Marie-Emilie Masson University of Ottawa
Title DISRUPT! DECOLONIZE! DIVERSIFY! FSL Summer institute 2021
Years 1
Funding $22,070

Applicant Antoinette Handley University of Toronto
Co-applicant Dickson Eyoh University of Toronto
Gerald Bareebe York University
Landry Bertino Signe Gnechie Thunderbird School of Global Management
Nakanyike Musisi University of Toronto
Peter Lewis Johns Hopkins University
Thomas Tieku King's University College at Western University
Title Elite Africa: Changing Perceptions of Power
Years 1
Funding $49,611

Applicant Tim Aubry University of Ottawa
Co-applicant Branka Agic Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Title Fourth International Housing First Conference: Knowledge mobilization of evidence-based Housing First practices
Years 1
Funding $25,000

Applicant Dominic Bizot Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Co-applicant Éric Pilote Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Collaborator Edmond Michaud Hommes Sept-Ils, Centre d'aide pour les hommes
Janie Goulet-Roch Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de la Côte-Nord
Mathieu Brisson Centre de prévention du suicide 02 – Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean
Mathieu Roy Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Rémi Riverin Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean
Sébastien Ouellet Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean
Title 1er Colloque interrégional sur la santé et le bien-être des hommes en région rurale ou éloignée : mieux comprendre pour mieux intervenir
Years 1
Funding $25,000

Applicant Justin Blum University of Lethbridge
Co-applicant Gabrielle Houle University of Lethbridge
Heather Marie Fitzsimmons Frey MacEwan University
Title Widening the River: Communicating Performance Research Beyond Scholarly Communities
Years 1
Funding $23,633

Applicant Martin Caouette Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Title Soutenir le développement de pratiques d'intervention favorisant l'autodétermination des personnes ayant une déficience intellectuelle
Years 1
Funding $39,027

Applicant Serge Cardinal Université de Montréal
Co-applicant Karine Bouchard Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Title Du disque à l'oeuvre. Musique, arts visuels, cinéma
Years 1
Funding $50,000

Applicant Heather Castleden Queen's University
Co-applicant Angela Mashford-Pringle University of Toronto
Collaborator Janice Hill Queen's University
Joshua Lyon St. Lawrence College of Applied Arts and Technology
Mark Dockstator Trent University
Wendy Phillips Counselling and Spirituality
Title Urgent Lessons from Indigenous Ceremonialists During COVID-19: Sharing Wise Practices in Times of Uncertainty
Years 1
Funding $50,000

Applicant Isabelle Clerc Université Laval
Collaborator Véronique Rey Aix-Marseille Université
Title La communication écrite entre l'État et le citoyen : défis numériques, perspectives rédactologiques
Years 1
Funding $16,117

Applicant Nicholas Dion Université de Sherbrooke
Co-applicant Sophie Abdela Université de Sherbrooke
Title Histoire de l'édition : problématiques et enjeux des partages disciplinaires (XVIe-XVIIIe siècles)
Years 1
Funding $23,833

Applicant Jason Foster University of Alberta
Co-applicant Tamara Krawchenko University of Victoria
Title Implementing a Just Transition in Alberta
Years 1
Funding $20,000

Applicant Maud Gendron-Langevin Université du Québec à Montréal
Co-applicant Carole Marceau Université du Québec à Montréal
Ney Wendell Cunha Oliveira Université du Québec à Montréal
Collaborator Chantale Lepage Université du Québec à Montréal
Francine Chaîné Université Laval
Title Colloque international Cartographier la rencontre de soi, de l'autre et de l'art – Des pratiques théâtrales d'enseignement et d'accompagnement innovantes
Years 1
Funding $24,082

Applicant Gal Gvili McGill University
Co-applicant Maria Cecilia Hwang McGill University
Title Emerging Research on Feminism in Asia
Years 1
Funding $16,890

Applicant Gerald McMaster OCAD University
Collaborator Michael Rattray OCAD University
Nina Vincent Lannes National Historical and Artistic Heritage Institute
Title Arctic / Amazon: Networks of Global Indigeneity
Years 1
Funding $24,485

Applicant Lisa Myers York University
Co-applicant Sheila Colla York University
Tania Willard The University of British Columbia
Title A Podcast Thinking Through Language & Native Plants
Years 1
Funding $46,252

Applicant Jackie Sieppert University of Calgary
Collaborator Ellen Perrault University of Calgary
Jocelyn Monsma Selby University of Calgary
Title Connecting to Protect Children in the Digital Age
Years 1
Funding $25,000

Applicant Leanne Simpson Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning
Co-applicant Kelsey Wrightson Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning
Lianne Charlie Yukon University
Title Land as Practice: Dene Women and Knowing Caribou
Years 1
Funding $50,000

Applicant Catinca Adriana Stan Université Laval
Co-applicant Frédéric Lasserre Université Laval
Title L'enseignement en ligne : défis et perspectives pour les élèves, les enseignant.e.s et les chercheur.e.s
Years 1
Funding $9,400

Applicant Josh Toth MacEwan University
Co-applicant Alain Beauclair MacEwan University
Collaborator Gary Aylesworth Eastern Illinois University
Gertrude Postl SUNY Suffolk County Community College
John Phillips National University of Singapore
Peter Gratton Southeastern Louisiana University
Title Biennial Meeting of Association for Philosophy and Literature
Years 1
Funding $25,000

Applicant Amy Verdun University of Victoria
Collaborator Erik Jones Johns Hopkins University
Lucia Quaglia University of Bologna
Title The COVID-19 Pandemic and the European Union
Years 1
Funding $17,320

Applicant Candice Hopkins Toronto Biennial of Art
Co-applicant Susan Schuppli Goldsmiths, University of London
Title Learning From Ice
Years 1
Funding $50,000

Applicant Colleen McKay Durham College
Co-applicant Debra McKee Demczyk Durham College
Katrina Jennifer Bedford Durham College
Lorraine Closs Durham College
Nicole Doyle Durham College
Teresa Goff Durham College
Collaborator Alison Burgess Regional Municipality of Durham
Julie MacIsaac City of Oshawa
Title Social innovation in applied research: Mobilizing knowledge and co-designing a path forward
Years 1
Funding $25,000

Applicant Diane Sawchuck Island Health
Co-applicant Shannon Waters Island Health
Collaborator Amy Rosborough Island Health
Andrea Zeelie-Varga Island Health
Angela Wignall Island Health
Audrey Larson Island Health
Emma Jane James Island Health
Janeen Kidd Island Health
Jessica Humchitt First Nations Health Authority
Joseph Elliott Island Health
Kaitlyn Bauder First Nations Health Authority
Lawrence Gallagher Island Health
Mary Knox Island Health
Penny Cooper Island Health
Tony Nelson Island Health
Title Sharing and translating Indigenous knowledge to inform cultural safety and humility education, mobilize ceremonial and culture protocols, and transform health services to maintain community safety
Years 1
Funding $50,000
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