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Reintegrating Canadian Agriculture and Ecological Land Management
(University of Waterloo, 2012-09-21)
There are three distinct motivating factors behind this research: 1) ecosystems are threatened across Canada and require locations within which to establish or re-establish natural features to support native species; 2) ...
Family Meal Influence on Dietary Quality of Students in Grade Six, Seven, and Eight from Ontario and Nova Scotia
(University of Waterloo, 2007-05-18)
In 2004, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Report, Healthy Weights, Healthy Lives (Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, 2004) identified the family (as well as the government, food industry, workplaces, schools, ...
The Development of Dark/Cultural Heritage as Attractions in Falmouth, Jamaica, West Indies
(University of Waterloo, 2013-01-29)
The Caribbean, which is one of the most tourism-dependent regions of the world, is rich in cultural heritage, but it lacks developed and attractive cultural heritage sites. In particular, this is true for attractions that ...
Listeria monocytogenes and Ready-to-Eat Meats: Tackling a Wicked Problem using Grounded Theory
(University of Waterloo, 2012-12-20)
Background: Listeria monocytogenes and ready-to-eat meats have garnered considerable attention in Canada over the past decade as a result of foodborne outbreaks and product recalls that continue to transpire. A number of ...
A Computer-Based Decision Tool for Prioritizing the Reduction of Airborne Chemical Emissions from Canadian Oil Refineries Using Estimated Health Impacts
(University of Waterloo, 2007-04-17)
Petroleum refineries emit a variety of airborne substances which may be harmful to human health. HEIDI II (Health Effects Indicators Decision Index II) is a computer-based decision analysis tool which assesses airborne ...
Prevalence and perceptions of food insecurity and coping strategies in Fort Albany First Nation, Ontario
(University of Waterloo, 2013-05-23)
Background: Food insecurity has been described as an urgent and pervasive public health issue for Aboriginal people (First Nations [FN], Métis, and Inuit) in Canada. However, national health surveys have generally excluded ...
Sustainability assessment of energy systems
(University of Waterloo, 2013-05-22)
This research project set out to develop and apply a framework for assessing how energy systems may be structured to help society progress towards sustainability. The general intent was to outline a way to decide upon the ...
Rehabilitation Therapy Services For Older Long–Stay Clients in the Ontario Home Care System
(University of Waterloo, 2013-02-15)
BACKGROUND Rehabilitation therapies are effective for older persons in home-based settings, and have the potential to save money for the health system, while also improving the quality of life for older adults who may ...
Potential Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Smoking Cessation Counselling and Nicotine Replacement Therapy Coverage in Reducing Smoking-Attributable Lung Cancer Burden in Urban China
(University of Waterloo, 2013-01-23)
Background: Currently, there are no population-level smoking cessation interventions widely promoted in China. Economic concerns are one of the major barriers to a greater promotion of smoking cessation interventions in ...
(University of Waterloo, 2015-01-23)
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