Award recipients for Partnership Engage Grants: June 2023 Competition

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Successful Programs in 2A

Applicant Shaylene Nancekivell University of Manitoba
Collaborator Stephanie Denison University of Waterloo
Partner The Manitoba Museum WINNIPEG MB
Title Partnering with Manitoba Museum to Understand Learning Processes in the "Real-World"
Years 1 Funding $24,809
Applicant Robert Newell Royal Roads University
Collaborator Leslie King Royal Roads University
Partner Community Connections Society of Southeast BC REVELSTOKE BC
Title Food systems scenarios in an uncertain future
Years 1 Funding $25,000
Applicant Emmanuelle Soucy Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Co-applicant Christian Dumais Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Collaborator Annie Presseau Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Partner École des Pionniers TERREBONNE QC
Title Appropriation et mise en pratique d'une approche intégrée du français
Years 1 Funding $23,748
Applicant Warut Khern-am-nuai McGill University
Partner Biggest Lab Company Limited THAILAND
Title Exploring the Economics of Non-Fungible Token (NFT)
Years 1 Funding $25,000
Applicant Grant McKenzie McGill University
Partner Metrolinx TORONTO ON
Title Micromobility Design for Commuter Transit Station Area Planning
Years 1 Funding $24,856
Applicant Catherine Sabiston University of Toronto
Co-applicant Timothy Welsh University of Toronto
Partner MeditationWorks Inc. TORONTO ON
Title Mindfulness, meditation, and movement: A partnership to optimize student well-being
Years 1 Funding $24,895
Applicant Christina Moffat McMaster University
Co-applicant Katerina Maximova University of Toronto
Rachel Engler-Stringer University of Saskatchewan
Tracey Galloway University of Toronto
Partner Coalition for Healthy School Food MONTREAL QC
Title Co-creating an inclusive and caring national school food program in Canada
Years 1 Funding $24,994
Applicant Stephen MacGregor University of Calgary
Partner Cited Media Production Ltd TORONTO ON
Title Science Journalism Education in Canada: Exploring Theory and Practice
Years 1 Funding $23,994
Applicant Kathleen Boies Concordia University
Co-applicant Christina Clausen Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Centre-Ouest-de-l'île-de-Montréal
Melanie Lavoie-Tremblay Université de Montréal
Partner Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Centre-Ouest-de-l'île-de-Montréal MONTRÉAL QC
Title Impact of strengths-based nursing and healthcare leadership training program: A qualitative study
Years 1 Funding $24,708
Applicant Sarah Haines University of Toronto
Co-applicant Helen Stopps Toronto Metropolitan University
Nicholas Spence University of Toronto
Collaborator Jamie Koe Gwich'in Tribal Council
Tee Wern Lim Tlicho Government
Partner Northwest Territories Housing Corporation YELLOWKNIFE NT
Title A Home of Our Own: Culturally Inclusive Assessment Tool for Housing in the Northwest Territories
Years 1 Funding $25,000
Applicant Maxwell Hartt Queen's University
Partner IPA Brazil - Associação Brasileira pelo Direito de Brincar e à Cultura BRAZIL
Title Playful Aging Brazil
Years 1 Funding $24,928
Applicant Lesley Johnston University of Waterloo
Co-applicant Craig Janes University of Waterloo
Katrina Plamondon The University of British Columbia
Partner National Health Research Authority ZAMBIA
Title Using deliberative dialogue to inform policy making about challenges to gender and wellbeing in artisanal and small-scale mining
Years 1 Funding $24,968
Applicant Pascale Dufour Université de Montréal
Partner Regroupement des comités logement et associations de locataires du Québec MONTRÉAL QC
Title Discriminations dans la mise en oeuvre du droit au maintien dans les lieux: inégalités judiciaires du Tribunal administratif du logement au Québec
Years 1 Funding $23,883
Applicant Leah Levac University of Guelph
Co-applicant Jacqueline Gillis University of Guelph
Collaborator Danika Charlebois We Matter
Partner We Matter COLDBROOK NS
Title Indigenous youth rise: The making of tomorrow's future
Years 1 Funding $24,980
Applicant Setareh Ghahari Queen's University
Co-applicant Pilar Camargo Plazas Queen's University
Collaborator Eric Hong Momiji Health Care Society
Jennifer Matsunaga University of Ottawa
Partner Momiji Health Care Society SCARBOROUGH ON
Title Understanding the ethnocultural activity engagement needs of older Japanese Canadians: A mixed-method study
Years 1 Funding $24,976
Applicant Evan Bowness Trent University
Co-applicant Sharon Stein The University of British Columbia
Collaborator Alberto Nagaoka Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Anne Elise Stratton University of Hohenheim
Ilyas Siddique Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Karolyna Marin Herrera Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Mateus Castro Ferreira Universidade da Integração Internacional da Lusofonia Afro-Brasileira
Partner Centro de Estudos e Promoção da Agricultura de Grupo BRAZIL
Title Agroecology and Settler Responsibility: Developing ethical approaches to settler-Indigenous relationship building in Santa Catarina Brazil
Years 1 Funding $25,000
Applicant Hannah Wittman The University of British Columbia
Co-applicant Becca Dower The University of British Columbia
Dana James The University of British Columbia
Dawn Morrison Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty
Eli Enns IISAAK OLAM Foundation
Partner IISAAK OLAM Foundation SOOKE BC
Title Envisioning a Secwepemc Foodlands Conservation Area: Learning from Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas to advance Indigenous food sovereignty
Years 1 Funding $25,000
Applicant Kyle Breen Dalhousie University
Co-applicant Haorui Wu Dalhousie University
Laurel Cannon BC Office of the Ombudsperson
Collaborator Rachel Warren BC Office of the Ombudsperson
Partner BC Office of the Ombudsperson VICTORIA BC
Title Promoting Frontline Child Welfare Social Workers' (FCWSWs) Occupational Well-Being: Exploring FCWSWs' Engagement with Provincial Oversight Bodies in British Columbia
Years 1 Funding $25,000
Applicant Stephen Adams Mohawk College
Partner National Air Force Museum of Canada ASTRA ON
Title Convergence of History and Modern AI Tools - A Framework for the Ethical Use of Facial Recognition Systems in Museum Archival Process
Years 1 Funding $24,998
Applicant Tarah Hodgkinson Wilfrid Laurier University
Partner Brantford Police Service BRANTFORD ON
Title Beyond the "Crisis in the Downtown" -- understanding perceptions of safety and victimization across the City of Brantford
Years 1 Funding $25,000
Applicant Mary Oxner St. Francis Xavier University
Partner Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat DARTMOUTH NS
Title Young Indigenous Women Entrepreneurs: An Emerging Source of Economic Development in Atlantic Canada
Years 1 Funding $24,825
Applicant Martha Dowsley Lakehead University
Co-applicant Jill Taylor-Hollings Lakehead University
Partner Lac Seul First Nation HUDSON ON
Title Relationships, Bio-cultural Landscapes and Critical Plant Geographies of Manomin/Wild Rice (Zizania palustris) at Lac Seul First Nation, Northwestern Ontario
Years 1 Funding $25,000
Applicant Pascale Caidor Université de Montréal
Partner Sayaspora Media MONTREAL QC
Title Dévoiler les tactiques stratégiques de communication pour le changement social : Une exploration approfondie de l'agentivité des responsables des communications et des publics dans la lutte contre les inégalités raciales
Years 1 Funding $24,770
Applicant Pamela Grassau Carleton University
Partner PAL Ottawa OTTAWA ON
Title PAL Place: Artists and arts workers living, creating and aging in the community
Years 1 Funding $24,967
Applicant Srikanth Ramani Huron University College
Co-applicant Donna Kotsopoulos Western University
Collaborator Brandon Dickson Lead Accretive Value Advisory Services 
Partner Lead Accretive Value Advisory Services 
Title Responsible Investing Toolkit Creation for the Public Sector
Years 1 Funding $19,193
Applicant Sibo Chen Toronto Metropolitan University
Collaborator John Price University of Victoria
Partner Canadian Foreign Policy Institute MONTREAL QC
Title Monitoring and Assessing Public Narratives concerning Canada--China tensions
Years 1 Funding $23,248
Applicant Murtaza Haider Toronto Metropolitan University
Co-applicant Anson Ho Toronto Metropolitan University
Partner City of Toronto TORONTO ON
Title Understanding the determinants of time-intensive processes and procedures in the development approvals process
Years 1 Funding $24,480
Applicant Keunhyun Park The University of British Columbia
Collaborator Craig Sobering Metro Vancouver
Partner Metro Vancouver BURNABY BC
Title Addressing equitable and sustainable access to Metro Vancouver Regional Parks
Years 1 Funding $25,000
Applicant Jennifer Walinga Royal Roads University
Partner Canadian Sport Institute Atlantic HALIFAX NS
Title A Blueprint, Auditing Tool, and Process for Culture Building in Atlantic Provincial Sport Organizations
Years 1 Funding $23,384
Applicant Helena Osana Concordia University
Co-applicant Anne Lafay Université Savoie Mont Blanc
Vanessa Rayner Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
Collaborator Samuel Altarac-Hofman Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
Partner Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board ROSEMÈRE QC
Title Preparing Sixth Graders for Science in High School: Reinforcing Multiplicative Reasoning in Mathematics
Years 1 Funding $24,982
Applicant Jeremie Molho Toronto Metropolitan University
Co-applicant Anna Triandafyllidou Toronto Metropolitan University
Kenneth Shawn Newman Toronto Arts Council
Collaborator Alice Massari Toronto Metropolitan University
Kadija de Paula Toronto Arts Council
Partner Toronto Arts Council TORONTO ON
Title Fostering Integration through the Arts (FIT-ART): Learning from the Toronto Arts Council's Program for Newcomers and Refugees
Years 1 Funding $24,598
Applicant Kathryn Levine University of Manitoba
Co-applicant Dale Kirby Memorial University of Newfoundland
Dawn Sutherland University of Manitoba
Jacqueline Gahagan Mount Saint Vincent University
Partner Voices: Manitoba's Youth in Care Network WINNIPEG MB
Title Navigating bureaucracies: Understanding the impact of tuition waivers on postsecondary education for alumni youth
Years 1 Funding $22,392
Applicant Amanda van Beinum York University
Co-applicant Jennifer Chandler University of Ottawa
Collaborator Ian Burkhart BCI Pioneers Coalition
Partner BCI Pioneers Coalition  
Title OUR BCI: Outlining user-defined goals for responsible innovation in implanted brain-computer interface technologies
Years 1 Funding $24,970
Applicant Ethan Pancer Saint Mary's University
Co-applicant Matthew Boland Saint Mary's University
Partner Nova Scotia Beekeepers' Association EAST MOUNTAIN NS
Title Developing a cost-production model for beekeepers in Nova Scotia to grow Canada's agri-food exports and economic prosperity in rural communities
Years 1 Funding $18,250
Applicant Esther Ignagni Toronto Metropolitan University
Collaborator Megan Johnson University of Guelph
Pamela Cushing King's University College at Western University
Partner Institute for Research and Development on Inclusion and Society OSHAWA ON
Title The Right to Decide: Ensuring legal capacity for disabled and mad people
Years 1 Funding $24,990
Applicant Rohan Alexander University of Toronto
Partner Investigative Journalism Foundation of Canada TORONTO ON
Title Using machine learning to resolve data challenges to improve our understanding of Canadian lobbying activity
Years 1 Funding $24,938

Successful Programs in 2B

Applicant Donna Kotsopoulos Western University
Co-applicant Richard Barwell University of Ottawa
Wayne Melville Lakehead University
Partner Ontario Teachers' Federation TORONTO ON
Title Associate teaching in Ontario: Understanding new challenges and directions
Years 1 Funding $24,650
Applicant Cathy Paton McMaster University
Co-applicant Christina Sinding McMaster University
Colina Maxwell Centre3 for Artistic and Social Practice
Partner Centre3 for Artistic and Social Practice HAMILTON ON
Title Towards arts-based inquiry: Centering the knowledge and experiences of artists
Years 1 Funding $24,998
Applicant Laura Brubacher University of Waterloo
Co-applicant Warren Dodd University of Waterloo
Partner Region of Waterloo KITCHENER ON
Title Evaluating community collaboration and leadership to enhance wellbeing
Years 1 Funding $25,000
Applicant Guylaine Demers Université Laval
Collaborator Amélie Keyser-Verreault Université Laval
Marilou St-Pierre Université Laval
Partner Équipe Montréal MONTRÉAL QC
Title La mixité dans les milieux sportifs LGBTQ+
Years 1 Funding $24,104
Applicant Suzie Beaulieu Université Laval
Partner Centre Louis-Jolliet QUÉBEC QC
Title Enseignement des normes interactionnelles du français aux personnes adultes immigrantes (peu) scolarisées établies à Québec : une preuve de concept
Years 1 Funding $24,961
Applicant Andrea Charise University of Toronto
Co-applicant Dirk Jonathan Rodricks University of Toronto
Collaborator Celeste Pang Mount Royal University
Derek Spooner Scarborough Arts
Emily Peltier Scarborough Arts
Gloria Umogbai University of Toronto
Partner Scarborough Arts SCARBOROUGH ON
Title Education, Art, Resilience, Together: Building Sustainable Community Arts-Wellness Programming for 2SLGBTQ+ Youth
Years 1 Funding $25,000
Applicant Ousmane Sy Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Collaborator Sandie Letendre La Cité de l'énergie
Partner La Cité de l'énergie SHAWINIGAN QC
Title Quel est le potentiel en enseignement des sciences et de la technologie des activités offertes aux par la cité de l'énergie?
Years 1 Funding $24,380
Applicant Crystal Fraser University of Alberta
Partner NWT Recreation and Parks Association YELLOWKNIFE NT
Title How I survived: a new podcast on northern residential schools and recreation
Years 1 Funding $25,000
Applicant Veysel Firat Bozcali University of Toronto
Collaborator Mustahid Husain University of Toronto
Partner Toronto Film Forum TORONTO ON
Title Bridging cultural expectations and promoting acceptance: An arts-based research project for Bangladeshi-Canadian fathers and sons in the Greater Toronto Area
Years 1 Funding $24,980
Applicant Peizhong Wang Memorial University of Newfoundland
Co-applicant Desai Shan Memorial University of Newfoundland
Lixia Yang Toronto Metropolitan University
Partner New Canadian Community Centre MARKHAM ON
Title Exploring Barriers to Medical Care Utilization among Senior Chinese Immigrants in Canada During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Opportunities and Challenges in the E-Health and AI Era
Years 1 Funding $25,000
Applicant Farshid Shams York University
Co-applicant Kelly Thomson York University
Partner StarFish Medical VICTORIA BC
Title The matter of creativity in the high-tech sector: exploring the creativity-productivity paradox in managers' and employees' everyday work
Years 1 Funding $24,986
Applicant Zachary Hawes University of Toronto
Co-applicant Ardavan Eizadirad Wilfrid Laurier University
Collaborator Larisa Lam University of Toronto
Zachary Pedersen University of Toronto
Partner Youth Association for Academics, Athletics and Character Education TORONTO ON
Title Leveraging Children's Interest in Basketball to Improve Access, Understanding, and Attitudes Towards Mathematics
Years 1 Funding $24,948
Applicant Adwoa Onuora Mount Saint Vincent University
Co-applicant Jessie-Lee McIsaac Mount Saint Vincent University
Collaborator Cecilia Carrea Dalhousie University
Partner The Youth Project DARTMOUTH NS
Title The impact of family and community support for Black/African-descended 2SLGBTQ+ youth in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Years 1 Funding $25,000
Applicant Teresa Scassa University of Ottawa
Partner Information and Privacy Commissioner Ontario TORONTO ON
Title Designing a Privacy Regulatory Sandbox
Years 1 Funding $25,000
Applicant Annie Bunting York University
Co-applicant Heather Tasker Queen's University
Susan Bartels Queen's University
Collaborator Lawan Balami Explore Humanitarian Aid Initiative
Partner Explore Humanitarian Aid Initiative NIGERIA
Title Transitional Gender Justice in North East Nigeria
Years 1 Funding $24,750
Applicant Katelynn Carter-Rogers St. Francis Xavier University
Co-applicant Leslie Jane McMillan St. Francis Xavier University
Margo Watt St. Francis Xavier University
Shelley Price University of Victoria
Partner Elizabeth Fry Society of Cape Breton SYDNEY NS
Title Advancing Section 81 in Atlantic Canada: Identifying Rehabilitation Barriers for Incarcerated Indigenous Women
Years 1 Funding $24,925
Applicant Isabelle Feillou Université Laval
Co-applicant Émilie Dionne VITAM - Centre de recherche en santé durable
Ernesto Morales Université Laval
Jerome Prairie Université Laval
Virginie LaSalle Université de Montréal
Collaborator Melina Papalampropoulou-Tsiridou Hopital Jeffrey Hale
Nathalie Jauvin Institut national de santé publique du Québec
Noémie Robert Science of Nursing and Health Practices
Richard Walling Jeffery Hale Community Partners
Partner Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de la Capitale-Nationale QUÉBEC QC
Title Vision prospective d'espaces de socialisation reliant la communauté, les résidents et les travailleurs du CHSLD St Brigid's Home
Years 1 Funding $24,786
Applicant Sébastien Tremblay Université Laval
Partner Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec QUÉBEC QC
Title Parcours muséologique revisité : le rôle de l'esthétisme et de la stylistique dans la réponse émotionnelle aux arts visuels
Years 1 Funding $24,999
Applicant Carol-Ann Rouillard Université de Sherbrooke
Co-applicant Geneviève Boivin Université de Sherbrooke
Partner ConcertAction Femmes Estrie inc. SHERBROOKE QC
Title Enjeux d'intersectionnalité dans une table de concertation féministe : Un partenariat avec ConcertAction Femmes Estrie
Years 1 Funding $24,851
Applicant Laurie Bergeron Université du Québec à Montréal
Co-applicant Gustavo Barallobres Université du Québec à Montréal
Partner École Paul-Gérin-Lajoie d'Outremont OUTREMONT QC
Title Favoriser le développement de la pensée algébrique chez des élèves de secondaire 1 en contexte de coenseignement: un partenariat UQAM-CSSMB
Years 1 Funding $24,657
Applicant Ardath Whynacht Mount Allison University
Co-applicant Christopher Down Mount Allison University
Katharine Dunbar Winsor Concordia University
Partner Town of Sackville SACKVILLE NB
Title Visualizing Care: Creative Placemaking & Visions of Care in Rural Healthcare Spaces
Years 1 Funding $24,870
Applicant Jennifer Dimoff University of Ottawa
Co-applicant Stephanie Gilbert Cape Breton University
Collaborator Jacquelyn Brady San Jose State University
Partner Pregnancy, Infant and Child Loss Support Centre CALGARY  AB
Title Pregnancy and Infant Loss, Social Support, and Work Outcomes
Years 1 Funding $24,918
Applicant Jacqueline Specht Western University
Co-applicant Jessica Whitley University of Ottawa
Nicole Neil Western University
Paula Boutis Inclusion Action in Ontario
Collaborator Elaine Fournier Western University
Partner Inclusion Action in Ontario STRATFORD ON
Title Navigating the special education system: Parents supporting parents
Years 1 Funding $21,859
Applicant Marie-Christine Beaudry Université du Québec à Montréal
Co-applicant Isabelle Carignan TÉLUQ (Télé-université)
Sylvain Brehm Université du Québec à Montréal
Partner Place des Arts MONTRÉAL QC
Title Pratiques enseignantes en lien avec le programme de la Place des Arts de Montréal
Years 1 Funding $24,155
Applicant Sarah Kenny University of Calgary
Co-applicant Meghan McDonough University of Calgary
S. Nicole Culos-Reed University of Calgary
Partner Wellspring CALGARY  AB
Title Dancing with cancer: a qualitative exploration of physical literacy, social connection, and resilience
Years 1 Funding $25,000
Applicant Matthew Kwan Brock University
Co-applicant Denver Brown University of Texas at San Antonio
Jeffrey Graham Brock University
Sheereen Harris Brock University
Sujane Kandasamy Brock University
Vanessa Graham Calgary Catholic Immigration Society
Partner Calgary Catholic Immigration Society CALGARY  AB
Title Immigrant-focused Physical Literacy for Youth (IPLAY)
Years 1 Funding $25,000
Applicant Pierre Doray Université du Québec à Montréal
Co-applicant Xavier St-Denis Institut national de la recherche scientifique
Collaborator Claude Lessard Université de Montréal
Maude Roy-Vallières Université Laval
Partner Observatoire québécois des inégalités MONTREAL QC
Title Bulletin d'égalité des chances en éducation
Years 1 Funding $25,000
Applicant Jennifer Jakobi The University of British Columbia
Co-applicant Christiane Hoppmann The University of British Columbia
Jonathan Corbett The University of British Columbia
Collaborator Ian Cull The University of British Columbia
Partner Native Women's Association of Canada GATINEAU QC
Title Aging In Place: Perspectives and Choices of Indigenous Older Adults
Years 1 Funding $25,000
Applicant Julie Levesque-Côté Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Co-applicant Annick Parent-Lamarche Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Claude Fernet Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Stéphanie Austin Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Partner Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de Lanaudière JOLIETTE QC
Title Arrimer l'expérience gestionnaire à l'expérience employé pour fidéliser le personnel oeuvrant dans le Réseau de la Santé et des Services Sociaux (RSSS): comprendre d'où l'on part pour définir où l'on va
Years 1 Funding $24,911
Applicant Anna Zumbansen University of Ottawa
Partner Opéra de Montréal MONTRÉAL QC
Title Intérêt de la technique vocale du chant d'opéra en réadaptation
Years 1 Funding $25,000
Applicant Amélie Richard Université de Sherbrooke
Co-applicant Angélique Laurent Université de Sherbrooke
Mélissa Di Sante Université de Montréal
Sandy Nadeau Université de Sherbrooke
Partner Matinée Frimousses BEAUPORT QC
Title Retombées d'un programme communautaire de soutien aux compétences parentales en matière de développement du langage de leur enfant: regards sur le parent, l'enfant et les interactions parent-enfant
Years 1 Funding $24,999
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