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Award Recipients for Partnership Engage Grants: December 2021 Competition

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Successful programs in 4A

Applicant Annette Desmarais University of Manitoba
Co-applicant Lauren Kepkiewicz University of Manitoba
Partner National Farmers Union Saskatoon SK
Title Advancing equitable land policy in Canada
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Hepzibah Muñoz Martínez University of New Brunswick
Co-applicant Chloé Reiser University of New Brunswick
Partner The Saint John Multicultural and Newcomers Resource Centre Inc. Saint John NB
Title International Migration and Urban Inequalities in the Maritimes
Years 1
Funding $22,319
Applicant Mélanie Dufour Poirier Université de Montréal
Collaborator Francine D’Ortun Université Laval
Louise Grenier Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec
Marc-Édouard Joubert Conseil régional FTQ Montréal métropolitain
Marc Thomas Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec
Vincent Leclair Conseil régional FTQ Montréal métropolitain
Partner Conseil régional FTQ Montréal métropolitain Montréal QC
Title L’actualisation des capacités d’intervention des délégués sociaux de la FTQ sous l’impulsion des savoirs expérientiels
Years 1
Funding $24,799
Applicant Tye Campbell Crandall University
Co-applicant Cathlene Hillier Crandall University
J-F Crandall University
Partner Beaverbrook School Moncton NB
Title Building a University-School Partnership through Science and Mathematics
Years 1
Funding $20,506
Applicant Stephanie Ehret Trent University
Co-applicant Mackenzie Salt McMaster University
Partner Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorders Alliance Toronto ON
Title Examining Criminal (In)Justice Across the Spectrum
Years 1
Funding $23,544
Applicant Kathryn Amanda Maranzan Lakehead University
Co-applicant Bill Chedore Canadian Injured Workers Alliance
Lynn Cooper Canadian Injured Workers Alliance
Minerva Porelle Canadian Injured Workers Alliance
Partner Canadian Injured Workers Alliance Thunder Bay ON
Title Identifying and understanding the stigma experienced by injured workers through a systematic review and stakeholder focus group engagement
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Marlène Karam Université de Montréal
Co-applicant Arnaud Duhoux Université de Montréal
Maud-Christine Chouinard Université de Montréal
Partner Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de Laval Laval QC
Title La coordination des services et des soins : regards croisés des personnes et des prestataires
Years 1
Funding $24,969
Applicant Nancy Côté Université Laval
Co-applicant Andrew Freeman Université Laval
Émilie Dionne VITAM - Centre de recherche en santé durable
Emmanuelle Jean Université du Québec à Rimouski
Jean-Louis Denis Université de Montréal
Marie-Pierre Gagnon Université Laval
Matthew Menear Université Laval
Partner Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de la Capitale-Nationale Québec QC
Title Tirer parti des apprentissages en temps de pandémie. Analyse des conditions de pérennisation des innovations en première ligne pour mieux desservir les clientèles vulnérables
Years 1
Funding $24,988
Applicant Victoria Bungay The University of British Columbia
Co-applicant Jessica Forster Broomfield DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society
Shahin Kassam University of Victoria
Collaborator Jenny Lam Options Community Services
Khim Tan MOSAIC—Multilingual Orientation Service Association for Immigrant Communities
Partner DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society Surrey BC
Title Women’s Stories of Forced Migration and Integration into Canadian Systems
Years 1
Funding $24,997
Applicant Saima Shams Hirani The University of British Columbia
Co-applicant Victoria Bungay The University of British Columbia
Partner Mamas for Mamas Kelowna BC
Title Understanding perceived social support and self-efficacy of women: A partnership to promote women’s mental well-being
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Élodie Marion Université de Montréal
Co-applicant Diana Miconi Université de Montréal
Partner Perspectives Jeunesse Montréal QC
Title Le rôle des intervenants en persévérance scolaire et ses retombées
Years 1
Funding $24,806
Applicant Claudia Rebolledo HEC Montréal
Partner Centre d’acquisitions gouvernementales Québec QC
Title Favoriser les achats locaux dans le secteur public
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Sophie Dupéré Université Laval
Co-applicant Marie-Hélène Deshaies Université Laval
Partner Rendez-vous Limoilou Québec QC
Title Les expériences de personnes en situation de pauvreté au regard des transformations de leur milieu de vie
Years 1
Funding $24,536
Applicant Daniel Ansari Western University
Co-applicant Brett Matthews My Oral Village Inc.
Collaborator Hans-Christoph Nuerk Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
Partner My Oral Village Inc. Toronto ON
Title The Zero Counts: Testing Numeracy Skills and Learning Strategies in Rural Sierra Leone
Years 1
Funding $24,923
Applicant Martine Lévesque Université de Montréal
Co-applicant Lisandre Labrecque-Lebeau Université du Québec en Outaouais
Yolanda Muñoz-Gonzalez International Institute for Child Rights and Development
Collaborator Romina Hernandez Table de concertation en violence conjugale de Montréal
Partner Regroupement des activistes pour l’inclusion au Québec Montréal QC
Title Trajectoire vers la sécurité des femmes en situation de handicap victimes de violence conjugale : une recherche-action intersectorielle en soutien aux droits des femmes
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Gary Hoyer George Brown College
Co-applicantDebbie FieldFood Secure Canada
Rachel Engler-StringerUniversity of Saskatchewan
Collaborator Amberley Ruetz University of Guelph
Matthew Jones University of the West of England
Sandy Maxwell Ontario Public Health Association
Suvadra Datta Gupta University of Saskatchewan
Tim Björstrand German School Stockholm
Partner Food Secure Canada Montréal QC
Title School food programs worldwide—lessons for Canada
Years 1
Funding $24,676
Applicant Karen Sewell Carleton University
Co-applicant Bill Dare Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
Brenda Morris Carleton University
Emily Deacon Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
Janice McFarlane Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
Sarah Todd Carleton University
Shruti Patel Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
Partner Royal Ottawa Health Care Group Ottawa ON
Title Community reintegration and recovery: Exploring and embedding social work advocacy practices to influence the social determinants of health
Years 1
Funding $24,860
Applicant Joanne Weber University of Alberta
Co-applicant Cheryl Redhead Connect Society
Partner Connect Society Edmonton AB
Title Arts Integration in Bimodal Bilingual Programs
Years 1
Funding $24,801
Applicant Yuzhi Joel Ong York University
Collaborator Stephen Hurley voicEd Radio Canada
Taien Ng-Chan York University
Vidya Shah York University
Partner Social Planning Council York Region Aurora ON
Title Amplifying the Hidden Stories of York Region
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Catherine Michaud-Leclerc Université Laval
Co-applicant Elizabeth Dhuey University of Toronto
Laura Derksen University of Toronto
Michal Perlman University of Toronto
Partner Tsogolo La Thanzi - Health Future Malawi
Title Early Childhood Development and Education in Malawi
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Jennifer Jahnke Mohawk College
Co-applicant Mahadeo Sukhai The Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Partner The Canadian National Institute for the Blind Toronto ON
Title Clear Digital Text Accessibility Guidelines
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Alexandre Wilner Carleton University
Collaborator Balkan Devlen Carleton University
Partner Global Affairs Canada Ottawa ON
Title Strategic Foresight and Policy Action: A Roadmap for Decisionmakers
Years 1
Funding $24,806
Applicant Stephanie Craig York University
Co-applicant Debra Pepler York University
Fred Chou University of Victoria
Megan Ames University of Victoria
Partner Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada Toronto ON
Title Understanding Mentoring Relationships during and after COVID-19 Restrictions from the Perspective of Youth and Mentors: A Participatory Research Approach
Years 1
Funding $24,703
Applicant Erin Tolley Carleton University
Co-applicant Nana Aba Duncan Carleton University
Velma Morgan Operation Black Vote Canada
Wendell Adjetey McGill University
Collaborator Wisdom Tettey University of Toronto
Partner Operation Black Vote Canada Scarborough ON
Title Black Canadians’ Participation and Inclusion in Electoral Politics
Years 1
Funding $24,891
Applicant Claire Battershill University of Toronto
Partner Uxbridge Historical Centre Uxbridge ON
Title Printing Community
Years 1
Funding $24,229
Applicant Marie-Marthe Cousineau Université de Montréal
Co-applicant Anne-Marie Nolet Université de Moncton
Partner Relais-femmes de Montréal inc. Montréal QC
Title Réussir une démarche de coconstruction de recherches et d’actions : boîte à outils pour un partenariat université/communauté fructueux tirée de l’expérience Trajetvi sur les violences faites aux filles et aux femmes (VFFF)
Years 1
Funding $24,972
Applicant Geneviève Pagé Université du Québec à Montréal
Title Portraits de mères en détresse et résistances : le mouvement #MaPlaceAuTravail
Years 1
Funding $24,960
Applicant Marie-Pierre Spooner Université du Québec à Montréal
Co-applicant Olga Navarro-Flores Université du Québec à Montréal
Collaborator Marie-Ève Rioux-Pelletier Université du Québec à Montréal
Partner UPA Développement International Longueuil QC
Title Développer l’agilité d’une organisation de coopération internationale : le nouveau normal
Years 1
Funding $16,273
Applicant Mélanie Trottier Université du Québec à Montréal
Co-applicant Mélanie Lefrançois Université du Québec à Montréal
Collaborator Benoît Lacoursière Fédération nationale des enseignantes et des enseignants du Québec
Caroline Quesnel Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf
Henriette Bilodeau Fédération des professionnèles - CSN
Marie-Ève Rioux-Pelletier Université du Québec à Montréal
Partner Confédération des syndicats nationaux Montréal QC
Title Transformations du travail d’enseignement postsecondaire dans l’après pandémie : quelles ressources, quels besoins?
Years 1
Funding $24,691
Applicant Paula Romanow St. Francis Xavier University
Partner Mi’kmaw Economic Benefits Office of Nova Scotia Membertou NS
Title Talking the talk, but walking the walk?: Exploring racism in the labour movement in Nova Scotia
Years 1
Funding $24,000

Successful programs in 4B

Applicant Aimée Craft University of Ottawa
Partner Indigenous Environmental Network Bemidji MN
Title Women and Water: Anishinaabekwe Collaboration Across Water Jurisdictions
Years 1
Funding $24,868
Applicant Cash Ahenakew The University of British Columbia
Collaborator Jocelyn Yerxa Government of Nova Scotia
Rayna Preston Government of Nova Scotia
Rene Suša No Institutional Affiliation
Sharon Stein The University of British Columbia
Steeven Pedneault PRÉSÂGES
Vanessa De Oliveira Andreotti The University of British Columbia
Partner Government of Nova Scotia Halifax NS
Title Social Cartographies of Indigenous Perspectives on Healthy Aging and Eldership
Years 1
Funding $24,650
Applicant Isaac Otchere Carleton University
Partner Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Pension Plan Ottawa ON
Title Sustainable Investing and Sustainability of Pension Funds
Years 1
Funding $24,972
Applicant Devon Greyson The University of British Columbia
Co-applicant Julia Bullard The University of British Columbia
Partner BC Library Association Port Moody BC
Title Balancing Intellectual Freedom and Medical Disinformation in Canadian Libraries
Years 1
Funding $24,997
Applicant François Vachon Université Laval
Co-applicant Sébastien Tremblay Université Laval
Partner MODULR Chicoutimi QC
Title A serious game application for training safety-related non-technical skills
Years 1
Funding $24,999
Applicant Sheri Madigan University of Calgary
Co-applicant Nicole Racine University of Calgary
Partner Luna Child and Youth Advocacy Centre Calgary AB
Title Characteristics and Service Needs of Children who Engage in Problematic Sexual Behaviours
Years 1
Funding $24,898
Applicant Brandy Callahan University of Calgary
Partner CanLearn Society Calgary AB
Title Perceptions and preferences of older adults concerning available community services aimed at improving wellbeing and social inclusion in attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Years 1
Funding $24,901
Applicant Raluca Bejan Dalhousie University
Co-applicant Kristi Allain St. Thomas University
Partner Cooper Institute (Canada) Charlottetown PE
Title COVID-19 and Migrant Workers in the Canadian Maritimes
Years 1
Funding $24,672
Applicant Laura Beres King’s University College at Western University
Partner Wellspring London ON
Title Narratives of the cancer journey: Fostering resilience within members of a creative writing group
Years 1
Funding $22,844
Applicant Haorui Wu Dalhousie University
Co-applicant Amy Birchall Dalhousie University
Collaborator Jessica Rock Valley Veterinary Hospital
Partner Valley Veterinary Hospital Fredericton NB
Title “Make a Disaster Plan for Your Pets”: Developing an Animal-Inclusive Disaster Preparedness Plan in Atlantic Canada
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Marcelline Bangali Université Laval
Collaborator Étienne Billette de Villemeur Université de Lille I (Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille)
Gad Sabbatier Axelys
Jennifer Polk Other/Unknown
Minea Valle Fajer Polytechnique Montréal
Partner Association Bernard Gregory France
Title L’employabilité des titulaires de doctorat : proposition d’un dispositif d’accompagnement (bilingue) en ligne fondé sur une démarche constructiviste
Years 1
Funding $24,964
Applicant Myriam Ertz Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Partner 5R Enabler Designs and Operations Inc. Vancouver BC
Title Engaging the consumer in the circular plastic economy
Years 1
Funding $24,991
Applicant Sarah Anne-Sophie Ganter Simon Fraser University
Collaborator Nina Horvath Coastal Jazz and Blues Society
Susanna Fong Alliance for Arts and Culture
Partner Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Vancouver BC
Title Being remote but moving closer: Building audience-centered resilience models for arts and cultural organizations in acute crises
Years 1
Funding $24,965
Applicant Christine Van Winkle University of Manitoba
Co-applicant Jean Slick Royal Roads University
Partner The Festival Academy Belgium
Title Gathering in the Face of Disaster: Festivals and Recovery
Years 1
Funding $24,980
Applicant Iryna Khovrenkov University of Regina
Partner Community Initiatives Fund Regina SK
Title Well-being in Policy: Cultivating Knowledge with Municipal Stakeholders about the Quality-of-Life Approach to Community Planning
Years 1
Funding $24,891
Applicant Imaan Bayoumi Queen’s University
Co-applicant Alana Butler Queen’s University
Lindsay Morcom Queen’s University
Collaborator Emma Dimock Family and Children’s Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington
Partner Family and Children’s Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Kingston ON
Title Bridging the gap: Fostering success for youth in care
Years 1
Funding $24,518
Applicant Anvita Dixit University of Ottawa
Co-applicant Angel Foster University of Ottawa
Partner Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada Vancouver BC
Title Exploring the impact of belief-based denial of contraceptive or abortion care on those seeking services: A multi-methods qualitative study in Canada
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Marianne Beaulieu Université Laval
Co-applicant Mahée Gilbert-Ouimet Université du Québec à Rimouski
Manon Truchon Université Laval
Myriam Gauthier Université Laval
Partner Ministère de la santé et des services sociaux Québec QC
Title L’attrition chez les infirmières dans le réseau public: une étude d’incident critique
Years 1
Funding $24,887
Applicant Asif Raza Khowaja Brock University
Co-applicantHeather RameyBrock University
Renata DividinoBrock University
Collaborator Dominic Ventresca Age-Friendly Niagara Network
Janet Westbury Brock University
Lynne Rousseau Community Support Services of Niagara Region
Partner Community Support Services of Niagara Region St. Catharines ON
Title Psychosocial and Economic Impacts of Youth Volunteering in the Snow-buddies Program during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Years 1
Funding $24,974
Applicant Aamir Jamal University of Calgary
Co-applicant Lisa Lorenzetti University of Calgary
Collaborator Anees Khan Haashar Association (Pakistan)
Deborah van den Hoonaard St. Thomas University
Willy van den Hoonaard University of New Brunswick
Partner Canadian Association for Children’s Education In Canada Douglas NB
Title Evaluating the effectiveness of a community-oriented girls’ education program in Pakistan: Community-based participatory research
Years 1
Funding $24,980
Applicant Viktor Freiman Université de Moncton
Co-applicant Jeanne Godin Université de Moncton
Michel Leger Université de Moncton
Xavier Robichaud Université de Moncton
Collaborator Mireille Bertin-Post District scolaire francophone Sud
Partner District scolaire francophone Sud Dieppe NB
Title Apprendre à s’entr’apprendre dans un "garage d’innovation", un espace pour une pédagogie qui engage les élèves
Years 1
Funding $24,845
Applicant Elizabeth Keys The University of British Columbia
Co-applicantAshley StoneOther/Unknown
David OlssonAtomic47 Labs
Megan AstonDalhousie University
Sheri PriceDalhousie University
Collaborator Michael Harris Atomic47 Labs
Title Understanding how parents build and mobilize personal support networks to obtain tangible social support
Years 1
Funding $24,996
Applicant Petra Roberts Ryerson University
Partner Couva Children’s Home and Crisis Nursery Trinidad and Tobago
Title Transition program for young women aging out of residential care
Years 1
Funding $24,089
Applicant Caterina Mamprin Université de Moncton
Co-applicant Louise Clément Université Laval
Partner Association des enseignantes et des enseignants francophones du Nouveau-Brunswick Fredericton NB
Title Bien-être au travail et épuisement professionnel : l’expérience des enseignantes membres de l’Association des enseignants et des enseignantes francophones du Nouveau-Brunswick (AEFNB)
Years 1
Funding $24,091
Applicant Magdalena Janus McMaster University
Co-applicant Natalie Spadafora McMaster University
Partner Toronto District School Board Toronto ON
Title Understanding educator positionality in assessment of kindergarten children’s development
Years 1
Funding $19,159
Applicant Denise Connelly Western University
Co-applicant Anna Garnett Western University
Justine Giosa University of Waterloo
Nicole Guitar Western University
Tracy Smith-Carrier Royal Roads University
Collaborator Diana Pearson Lambton College
Heather McNeil Saint Elizabeth Health Care
Jen Calver Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario
Nancy Snobelen Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario
Samir Sinha Ryerson University
Partner Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario Mississauga ON
Title Resiliency on the job as a home care nurse: experiences of Registered Practical Nurses to inform recruitment, retaining and revitalizing this workforce
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Heather Smyth University of Waterloo
Co-applicant Lamees Al Ethari University of Waterloo
Sarah Shafiq Coalition of Muslim Women of Kitchener Waterloo
Partner Coalition of Muslim Women of Kitchener Waterloo Kitchener ON
Title ‘They never get to see me’: Muslim women’s employment experiences in Kitchener-Waterloo regional municipal public services
Years 1
Funding $24,514
Applicant Jennifer Carter Université du Québec à Montréal
Co-applicant Constanza Camelo Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Collaborator Cristina Lleras Instituto Distrital de Patrimonio Cultural
Partner Instituto Distrital de Patrimonio Cultural Colombia
Title Localities of resistance, communities of care: Collaborative (en)counters at the Museo de la Ciudad Autoconstruida
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Marie Fall Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Co-applicant Olivier Riffon Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Salmata Ouedraogo Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Partner Eurêko! Chicoutimi QC
Title Comprendre les retombées de la démarche Municipalité Nourricière au Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean pour mieux l’adapter dans d’autres communautés
Years 1
Funding $24,890
Applicant Andrew Roddick McMaster University
Co-applicant Adrianne Xavier McMaster University
Scott Martin McMaster University
Collaborator Gregory Braun University of Toronto
Kalyan Sekhar Chakraborty McMaster University
Partner Six Nations of the Grand River Territory Oshweken ON
Title Collaborative Archaeologies, Decolonized Foodways
Years 1
Funding $24,800
Applicant Susan Hunter Western University
Co-applicant Amanda Mayo University of Toronto
Crystal MacKay West Park Healthcare Centre
Michael Payne Western University
Ricardo Viana Western University
Sander Hitzig University of Toronto
Steven Dilkas University of Toronto
Partner International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics Canada Ottawa ON
Title Barriers and Facilitators to Community Accessibility in People with Lower Limb Loss
Years 1
Funding $24,000
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