Tag: Research

Meet the 2017 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholars

It is an honour to be named one of 15 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Scholars in 2017. I am researching relationships between public health and Indigenous co-management of fish and wildlife resources in Labrador’s Inuit communities. It will be a great experience to share and learn through this new academic community. I am very grateful to ...

A Labrador-led Research Experience

In 2016, the municipality of Happy Valley-Goose Bay adopted a new research policy, and extended a hand to academia to enter into collaborative and innovative partnerships. The objective was for the municipality to set priorities in consultation with local residents and through the research process create new knowledge for informed decision making at the municipal ...

What does the municipality have to do with my health?

In 2013, researchers examined the capacity of municipal governments to reduce health inequities (Collins & Hayes 2013).  When they examined the issue amongst municipal politicians and senior-level staff, respondents believed that higher levels of government had a greater responsibility for health; however, they felt that at the municipal level, investing in parks and recreation facilities, ...