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Award Recipients for Partnership Engage Grants: March 2021 Competition

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Successful programs in 1A

Applicant Lydia Burke University of Toronto
Collaborator Wendy Ng Ontario Science Centre
Partner Ontario Science Centre Don Mills ON
Title A science centre’s investigation of STEM education engagement strategies for minoritized children and youth
Years 1
Funding $24,910
Applicant Susan Chuang University of Guelph
Collaborator Bijan Rafii Canadian Centre for Men and Families
Partner Canadian Centre for Men and Families Richmond Hill ON
Title Partnering to support victimized fathers of intimate partner violence: An evidence-based approach
Years 1
Funding $24,235
Applicant Catherine MacDonald St. Francis Xavier University
Co-applicant Joanne Whitty-Rogers St. Francis Xavier University
Collaborator Debra Sheppard-LeMoine University of Windsor
Partner Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation Afton Station NS
Title Walking in Two Worlds: Indigenous Students’ Path to Success in Undergraduate Education
Years 1
Funding $22,346
Applicant Candice Waddell Brandon University
Co-applicant Jonathan Allan Brandon University
Rachel Herron Brandon University
Collaborator Frank Tacan Brandon Friendship Centre
Jason Gobeil Dakota Ojibway Child and Family Services
Martha Ford Frontier School Division
Partner Brandon Friendship Centre Brandon MB
Title Connecting Indigenous men to culture through teaching, ceremony and land-based activities
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Ravi Gokani Lakehead University
Co-applicant Rebecca Schiff Lakehead University
Travis Hay Lakehead University
Vijay Mago Lakehead University
Partner The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board Thunder Bay ON
Title Why Are So Many of Thunder Bay’s Homeless from Other Provinces? An Interdisciplinary, Mixed-Methods Study to Understand the Present and Predict the Future Using Simulation Models
Years 1
Funding $22,234
Applicant Adelina Diana Iftene Dalhousie University
Co-applicant David Byrne Centennial College
Collaborator Hugh Kirkegaard Correctional Service of Canada
Partner Circles of Support and Accountability Ottawa ON
Title Mapping the Legal and Non-Legal Responses to Sex Offences in Canada: The Impact of Supervision Orders and Conditions of Release
Years 1
Funding $24,934
Applicant Oliver Masakure Wilfrid Laurier University
Co-applicant Alpha Abebe McMaster University
Christopher Kyriakides York University
Stacey Wilson-Forsberg Wilfrid Laurier University
Partner Empowerment Squared Hamilton ON
Title Empowerment Squared Youth Council: Building a Platform for Newcomer Youth Engagement
Years 1
Funding $24,940
Applicant André Plamondon Université Laval
Co-applicant Anne-Sophie Denault Université Laval
Catherine Ratelle Université Laval
Frédéric Guay Université Laval
Stéphane Duchesne Université Laval
Partner Collège Charles-Lemoyne Longueuil QC
Title Motivation et adaptation psychosociale en pandémie : l’élève et ses contextes au Collège Charles-Lemoyne
Years 1
Funding $24,890
Applicant Kristel Tardif-Grenier Université du Québec en Outaouais
Co-applicant Christine Gervais Université du Québec en Outaouais
Isabelle Archambault Université de Montréal
Véronique Dupéré Université de Montréal
Collaborator Elizabeth Olivier Université de Montréal
William Falcão HEC Montréal
Partner Pour 3 Points Montréal QC
Title Évaluation du programme Pour 3 Points : effets sur l’adaptation des jeunes et la généralisation des habiletés
Years 1
Funding $24,985
Applicant Alana Westwood Dalhousie University
Collaborator Don Driscoll Deakin University
Philippe Mongeon Dalhousie University
Partner Evidence for Democracy Ottawa ON
Title Interference in science: Documenting scientists’ perspectives of their ability to communicate and conduct environmental research in Canada
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Damien Lee Ryerson University
Co-applicant Alan Corbiere York University
Partner Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation Massey ON
Title Restrengthening Anishinaabe Constitutionalism at Sagamok First Nation
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Karine Poitras Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Co-applicant Elisabeth Godbout Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Joao Paulo Da Silva Guerreiro Université du Québec à Montréal
Julie Maheux Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Partner Ordre des psychologues du Québec Mont-Royal QC
Title Regards croisés sur l’expertise en matière de garde et de droits d’accès et développement d’un guide de soutien aux meilleures pratiques professionnelles
Years 1
Funding $24,987
Applicant Vasanthi Venkatesh University of Windsor
Partner Justicia for Migrant Workers Toronto ON
Title Racial Difference by Law: Differential Racialisation and Access to Justice for Migrant Farm Workers
Years 1
Funding $23,349
Applicant Bruno de Oliveira Jayme University of Manitoba
Partner Manitoba Children’s Museum Winnipeg MB
Title Hacking the Children’s Museum: Illuminating early and middle years social studies curriculum in permanent exhibitions
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Janette Hughes Ontario Tech University
Co-applicant Jennifer Laffier Ontario Tech University
Partner Tech for Good Canada Toronto ON
Title Make to Connect: Fostering Pro-Social Digital Youth Through Making
Years 1
Funding $24,463
Applicant Christopher Cochrane University of Toronto
Co-applicant Harold Jansen University of Lethbridge
Holly Garnett Royal Military College of Canada
Lisa Young University of Calgary
Randy Besco University of Toronto
Zane Schwartz Investigative Journalism Foundation of Canada
Collaborator Karyn Pugliese Ryerson University
Partner Investigative Journalism Foundation of Canada Toronto ON
Title Follow the Money: Building Canada’s Searchable Database of Political Donations
Years 1
Funding $24,683
Applicant Peter Loewen University of Toronto
Partner Public Policy Forum Ottawa ON
Title Understanding Canadians’ responses to government policy restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic
Years 1
Funding $24,500
Applicant Umair Rehman Wilfrid Laurier University
Partner SSIMWAVE Inc. Waterloo ON
Title Exploring How Changes in Perceptual Video Quality Shape Viewer Experiences
Years 1
Funding $24,806
Applicant Simon Beaulieu-Bonneau Université Laval
Co-applicant Krista Best Université Laval
Collaborator François Routhier Université Laval
Marie-Eve Lamontagne Université Laval
Partner Quebec Federation of Alzheimer Societies Montréal QC
Title Supporting social engagement and wellness within the aging community through effective mobile technology use
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Audrey-Anne Dumais Michaud Université du Québec en Outaouais
Co-applicant Caroline Longpré Université du Québec en Outaouais
Diane Dubeau Université du Québec en Outaouais
Josée Chénard Université du Québec en Outaouais
Partner Cité les Trois R Saint-Jérôme QC
Title Communauté résidentielle partagée : une approche de proximité pour mieux soutenir les personnes âgées, les familles et les individus ayant des besoins particuliers en santé
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Maritt Kirst Wilfrid Laurier University
Partner Langs Cambridge ON
Title Assessing Implementation of Integrated Care Within the Cambridge-North Dumfries Ontario Health Team
Years 1
Funding $24,964
Applicant Helena Osana Concordia University
Co-applicant Anne Lafay Concordia University
Julie Houle Lester B. Pearson School Board
Valerie Brunet-Mercier Lester B. Pearson School Board
Collaborator David Meloche Lester B. Pearson School Board
Partner Lester B. Pearson School Board Dorval QC
Title The Numeracy Kit for Kindergarten 5-Year-Olds: Just-in-Time Formative Assessment in Early Numeracy Environments
Years 1
Funding $24,982
Applicant Sabrina Cavallo Université de Montréal
Co-applicant Aline Bogossian Université de Montréal
Chantal Robillard Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal
Lucyna Lach McGill University
Collaborator Emily Scazzosi Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre
Isabelle Cormier Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal
Julianne Noseworthy Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre
Partner Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Centre-Ouest-de-l’île-de-Montréal Montréal QC
Title Novel transition support program for young people with disabilities and their families: Identifying most important outcomes for program key stakeholders
Years 1
Funding $24,905
Applicant Steven Smith Saint Mary’s University
Co-applicant Meghan Norris Queen’s University
Partner Ipse Hubley NS
Title Enhancing Student Success via a Personalized Mobile Application
Years 1
Funding $24,740
Applicant Craig Bennell Carleton University
Partner London Police Service London ON
Title Evaluating a Health-Care Led / Police-Supported Crisis Outreach and Support Team in London, Ontario
Years 1
Funding $24,850
Applicant Stéphanie Girard Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Co-applicant Myriam Rousseau Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de la Mauricie-et-du-Centre-du-Québec
Suzie Mckinnon Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean
Collaborator Annie Paquet Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Corben Jersey The YMCAs of Québec
Tina Tran The YMCAs of Québec
Partner The YMCAs of Québec Montréal QC
Title Soutenir la participation de tous les enfants en camp de jour : mise à l’essai d’un outil favorisant la littératie physique inclusive
Years 1
Funding $24,965
Applicant Claire Ahn Queen’s University
Co-applicant Natalia Balyasnikova York University
Partner Options Community Services Surrey BC
Title Strengthening immigrant seniors’ digital literacy during the COVID-19 infodemic through social support networking
Years 1
Funding $23,529
Applicant Nicole Catherine Simon Fraser University
Partner Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver New Westminster BC
Title Sharing experiences: Voices of mothers accessing the Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Florian Meyer Université de Sherbrooke
Co-applicant Christelle Lison Université de Sherbrooke
Partner Association Québécoise des Utilisateurs d’Outils technologiques à des fins Pédagogiques et Sociales Montréal QC
Title Adaptation et évaluation d’un dispositif d’autoformation des enseignant·e·s à l’usage du numérique
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Sophie Lebel University of Ottawa
Co-applicant Rinat Nissim University of Toronto
Tim Aubry University of Ottawa
Collaborator Alanna Chu University of Ottawa
Partner Lung Cancer Canada Toronto ON
Title What are the psychological challenges of living with advanced or metastatic lung cancer?
Years 1
Funding $24,974
Applicant Annie Pullen Sansfacon Université de Montréal
Co-applicant Woo Jin Edward Lee Université de Montréal
Collaborator Elizabeth Diane Labelle John Abbott College
Partner Project 10 Montréal QC
Title Trans Indigenous Youth Social Action Research Sharing Circle
Years 1
Funding $23,745
Applicant Krista Best Université Laval
Co-applicant François Routhier Université Laval
Maxime Robert Université Laval
Partner Parasports Québec Montréal QC
Title Co-construction of a sport selection toolkit to support participation in leisure-time physical activity for manual wheelchair users
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Aleksandra Dulic The University of British Columbia
Co-applicant John Wagner The University of British Columbia
Collaborator Scott Boswell Okanagan Collaborative Conservation Program
Partner Okanagan Nation Alliance Westbank BC
Title A Syilx siwlkw (water) Story: A Rail Trail signage journey
Years 1
Funding $24,969
Applicant Ian Gold McGill University
Co-applicant Ana Gomez-Carrillo Castro McGill University
Lawrence Joseph McGill University
Suparna Choudhury McGill University
Partner Prise II Montréal QC
Title Autiobiographical Filmmaking and Psychological Distress in Youth
Years 1
Funding $7,389
Applicant Sean Rehaag York University
Co-applicant Benjamin Perryman University of New Brunswick
Gabor Lukacs Air Passenger Rights
Partner Air Passenger Rights Halifax NS
Title Electronic Travel Authorizations: Interdicting Roma Refugees
Years 1
Funding $19,854
Applicant Eric Latimer McGill University
Co-applicant Anne Crocker Université de Montréal
Arijit Nandi McGill University
Christine Stich McGill University
Jill Hanley McGill University
Laurence Roy McGill University
Collaborator Cécile Arbaud Dans la rue (Bon Dieu dans la rue)
Partner Old Brewery Mission Montréal QC
Title Québec Homelessness Prevention Policy Collaborative
Years 1
Funding $24,853
Applicant Anick Legault Dawson College
Co-applicant Alice Havel Dawson College
Catherine Fichten Dawson College
Collaborator Jennison Asuncion Adaptech Research Network
Susie Wileman Dawson College
Partner Association québécoise pour l’équité et l’inclusion au postsecondaire Montréal QC
Title Post-secondary students’ initiatives through social media networks during the COVID-19 pandemic: Do they help?
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Mohamed Sesay York University
Partner Timap for Justice Sierra Leone
Title Enhancing Grassroots Justice in Covid-19-affected Sierra Leone: A Case Study of Timap for Justice
Years 1
Funding $24,250
Applicant Alice Schmidt Hanbidge Renison University College
Co-applicant Rosemary Vito King’s University College at Western University
Partner Canadian Mental Health Association London ON
Title Leadership Training During the Pandemic and Organizational Integration
Years 1
Funding $24,878

Successful programs in 1B

Applicant Charles Levkoe Lakehead University
Co-applicant Rebecca Schiff Lakehead University
Collaborator Gwen O’Reilly Northwestern Ontario Women’s Centre
Ivan Ho Thunder Bay District Health Unit
Sue Hamel EcoSuperior
Partner Thunder Bay and Area Food Strategy Thunder Bay ON
Title Thunder Bay and Area Food Systems Report Card
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Ioulia Tsotsos Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Co-applicant Katherine Dupuis Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Leigh Hayden Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Collaborator Kathryn Warren-Norton Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Partner Tyze Networks Inc. Etobicoke ON
Title From Caregiver to Care Partner: A View from the Other Side
Years 1
Funding $24,700
Applicant Rebecca Schiff Lakehead University
Co-applicant Charles Levkoe Lakehead University
Helle Moeller Lakehead University
Lindsay Galway Lakehead University
Collaborator Bonnie Krysowaty Lakehead Social Planning Council
Lee-Ann Chevrette City of Thunder Bay
Partner City of Thunder Bay Thunder Bay ON
Title Implementing a Voluntary Local Review for the Sustainable Development Goals in Thunder Bay
Years 1
Funding $24,546
Applicant Statia Elliot University of Guelph
Partner Destination Canada Vancouver BC
Title Rebuilding Trust in Travel: Canadian Residents as Tourism Advocates
Years 1
Funding $24,741
Applicant Glenn Sutter University of Regina
Co-applicant Amber Fletcher University of Regina
Partner Heritage Saskatchewan Regina SK
Title Fostering food security through local cultures: Living heritage insights from rural Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities
Years 1
Funding $24,322
Applicant Jennifer Walinga Royal Roads University
Partner Own the Podium Ottawa ON
Title Fostering Organizational Learning Across the Canadian Sport System Through Leadership and Mentorship Development
Years 1
Funding $24,240
Applicant Aleem Bharwani University of Calgary
Co-applicant Jack Lucas University of Calgary
Lindsay McLaren University of Calgary
Peter Jones University of Ottawa
Collaborator Julia Palmiano Federer University of Ottawa
Partner The City of Calgary Calgary AB
Title Resolving Intractable Policy Conflicts: Applying Track Two Diplomacy to Community Water Fluoridation in Calgary
Years 1
Funding $15,880
Applicant Julia Bullard The University of British Columbia
Collaborator Elliot Williams University of Miami
Jay Colbert University of New Hampshire
Karleen Delaurier-Lyle The University of British Columbia
Netanel Ganin Library of Congress
Tania Alekson Capilano University
Partner Out On The Shelves Vancouver BC
Title Our Own Labels: LGBT2QIA+ Representation in Catalogue Records
Years 1
Funding $13,380
Applicant François Claveau Université de Sherbrooke
Co-applicant Natalie Malo-Fletcher Université de Montréal
Patrice Potvin Université du Québec à Montréal
Partner Centre de services scolaire de la Pointe-de-l’île Montréal QC
Title Dialogue raisonnable sur les controverses socioscientifiques : évaluation d’une formation pour le corps enseignant en science et technologie au secondaire
Years 1
Funding $24,977
Applicant Akbar Saeed Wilfrid Laurier University
Partner Caring Hands Uganda Uganda
Title Using an Effectuation Framework to Evaluate an Entrepreneurship Training Program for Disadvantaged Youth in Kampala, Uganda
Years 1
Funding $24,980
Applicant Francois Audet Université du Québec à Montréal
Co-applicant Caroline Coulombe Université du Québec à Montréal
Marie-Pierre Leroux Université du Québec à Montréal
Olivier Arvisais Université du Québec à Montréal
Yannick Hémond Université du Québec à Montréal
Partner Canadian Centre for International Studies and Cooperation Montréal QC
Title Des capacités locales aux approches décolonisantes : la coopération internationale en crise de légitimité suite aux grandes crises humanitaires internationales
Years 1
Funding $24,104
Applicant Mark Fleming Saint Mary’s University
Partner Canadian Real Estate Association Ottawa ON
Title Development and initial testing of real estate agent professionalism climate survey
Years 1
Funding $24,800
Applicant Kathy Rush The University of British Columbia
Co-applicant Eric Li The University of British Columbia
Mike Zajko The University of British Columbia
Mohammad Hasan The University of British Columbia
Collaborator Rosanna McGregor Cariboo Friendship Society
Partner Gluu Technology Society West Vancouver BC
Title Empowering Rural Older Adults: Promoting Equitable Digital Engagement That Sticks
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Fang Wang Wilfrid Laurier University
Co-applicant Shan Wang University of Saskatchewan
Partner ZMFY Automobile Glass Services Limited China
Title Sharing Knowledge, Gaining Business: Value Implications of Knowledge Sharing in Online Business Community
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Marie-Claude Thifault University of Ottawa
Co-applicant Martin Meunier University of Ottawa
Partner Filles de la Sagesse du Canada Ottawa ON
Title Matrimoine culturel des hospitalières : une recherche participative et interactive
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Ana Sokolovic Université de Montréal
Co-applicant Marie-Josèphe Vallée Université de Montréal
Olivier Asselin Université de Montréal
Collaborator Diane Pavlovic National Theatre School of Canada
Zoey Cochran Université de Montréal
Partner Opéra de Montréal Montréal QC
Title Vers une poétique audiovisuelle de l’opéra : comprendre l’identité de l’opéra au XXIe siècle par la cocréation de quatre opéras Web
Years 1
Funding $24,987
Applicant Paul Parker University of Waterloo
Co-applicant Mehrdad Pirnia University of Waterloo
Suzanne Kearns University of Waterloo
Partner Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre Breslau ON
Title Comparing Electric and Gas-Powered Flight Training in Canada
Years 1
Funding $24,965
Applicant Yildiz Atasoy Simon Fraser University
Partner Institute of Primate Research, National Museums of Kenya Kenya
Title Conservation Policy and Its Livelihood Consequences for Indigenous Kamba Farmers in the Kibwezi Region of Kenya
Years 1
Funding $24,999
Applicant Ruhai Wu McMaster University
Partner Sultan Realty Inc. Markham ON
Title Data Analytics in Support of the Real Estate Market
Years 1
Funding $24,971
Applicant Nusa Fain Queen’s University
Collaborator Christian Morneau Groupe Voyages Québec
Matthew Munn Hawkesbury and District General Hospital
Partner Groupe Voyages Québec Laurier QC
Title COVID-19 and the Travel Industry: Exploring New Markets in Wellness
Years 1
Funding $24,210
Applicant Frédérique Poncet McGill University
Co-applicant Aliki Thomas McGill University
Marie Marquis Université de Montréal
Partner Association Québécoise des Traumatisés Crâniens Montréal QC
Title Formation pour favoriser l’implantation d’une intervention culinaire au sein d’Associations de Traumatisés Crânien
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Marisa Young McMaster University
Co-applicant James Gillett McMaster University
Partner Canadian Mental Health Association Hamilton ON
Title Self-care for students: community engaged research for better well-being
Years 1
Funding $23,378
Applicant Pilar Carbonell York University
Co-applicant Ana Isabel Rodriguez-Escudero Universidad de Valladolid
Partner Information and Education Center for the Prevention of Drug Abuse Peru
Title Enhancing adoption of mobile wallets at the bottom of the pyramid: the case study of the Peruvian mobile wallet BIM
Years 1
Funding $25,000
Applicant Jing Wang York University
Co-applicant You-Ta Chuang York University
Partner Pride at Work Canada Toronto ON
Title Do you see what I see? The role of LGBTQ2+ employees’ network in shaping their experiences of workplace discrimination and wellbeing
Years 1
Funding $24,905
Applicant Owais Lightwala Ryerson University
Co-applicant Ramona Pringle Ryerson University
Partner National Arts Centre Ottawa ON
Title The State of Producer Training in Canada
Years 1
Funding $24,750
Applicant Lama Mourad Carleton University
Co-applicant Melani Cammett Harvard University
Collaborator Sami Atallah The Policy Initiative
Partner The Policy Initiative Lebanon
Title Municipal Politics and COVID-19 in Lebanon: Governance and Decision-Making amid Overlapping Crises
Years 1
Funding $24,694
Applicant Jacob Brower Queen’s University
Co-applicant Monica LaBarge Queen’s University
Collaborator Warren Yee Optimity Inc.
Partner Optimity Inc. Toronto ON
Title Optimizing Business Value and User Well-Being Using a Mobile Application: A Partnership with Optimity
Years 1
Funding $21,165
Applicant Megan Conway Carleton University
Co-applicant Diane Dyson Canadian Urban Institute
Nathan Grasse Carleton University
Susan Phillips Carleton University
Partner Canadian Urban Institute Toronto ON
Title The Crisis is Local: A Mixed-Methods Research Project to Design and Apply a Neighbourhood Recovery Model for Urban Neighbourhoods
Years 1
Funding $24,528
Applicant Alexander Coutts York University
Co-applicant Pedro Vicente Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Teresa Molina-Millan Universidad de Alicante
Partner VIDA Portugal
Title Incorporating traditional beliefs to improve maternal and child health outcomes in Guinea-Bissau
Years 1
Funding $24,942
Applicant Salmata Ouedraogo Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Co-applicant Anastasie Amboulé Abath Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Partner Africa Agriculture Vision Burkina Faso (Former Upper Volta)
Title Bien comprendre pour mieux intervenir
Years 1
Funding $24,818
Applicant Karine Bertrand Queen’s University
Co-applicant Susan Lord Queen’s University
Collaborator Stacy Allison-Cassin University of Toronto
Tamara de Szegheo Lang Queen’s University
Partner Arnait Video Productions Montréal QC
Title Tuqquqtausimajut: The Living Archive of Arnait Women’s Video Productions
Years 1
Funding $24,963
Applicant Andre Smith University of Victoria
Co-applicant Catherine Costigan University of Victoria
Karen Kobayashi University of Victoria
Nancy Clark University of Victoria
Partner Victoria Immigrant & Refugee Centre Society Victoria BC
Title COVID-19 and vaccine hesitancy among younger and older immigrants in Greater Victoria
Years 1
Funding $24,998
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