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Community Distress Towards a National Measure
(Policy Research and Coordination Directorate, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2008-01)
This report developed and tested a proposed Canadian Distress Index (CDI) model capable of exploring distress across and within Canadian cities. The proposed index is discussed in terms of its ability to inform policy ...
Portage la Prairie Social Planning Initiative: Phase One Report
(Institute of Urban Studies, 2009-08-01)
The Institute of Urban Studies (IUS), in partnership with the Portage Community Network (PCN), undertook a public engagement process to produce a social planning framework for the city of Portage la Prairie. This report ...
The fraudulent Coligny-Rapalje descent
(Annals of Genealogical Research, 2006)
Jerome B. Holgate, in his American Genealogy (fictitiously dated 1848), derives the Rapalje family from an alleged Gaspard Colet de Rapalje "born in France, at Châtillon, sur Loire, in 1505." We suggest that this personage ...
Housing Distress in Winnipeg: Implications for Policy Programs and Services
This is the Final Report of the research project “Structural Causes of Housing Distress in Winnipeg: Implications for Policy Programs and Services” undertaken by the Institute of Urban Studies on behalf of the National ...
Enhancing Cultural Capital: The Arts and Community Development in Winnipeg
This research highlights the contribution that community-based arts organizations are making in Winnipeg ‘s inner city. The project reveals that there is not only a wealth of artistic and cultural resources in the inner ...
The Stoughtons of New England: Their alleged Elys-Notebeme ancestry
(Foundations / Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, 2003-01)
An interesting descent from Thomas Elys, a late-fourteenth-century M.P. for Sandwich, is claimed for the precursors of the New England Stoughtons in the 1619-21 Visitation of Kent. However, evidence of telescoping in the ...
Some Erroneous Marriages in Bergen's Kings County
(New Netherland Connections, 2001)
A number of alleged marriages in Teunis G. Bergen's Register ... of the early settlers of Kings County (1881) derive from the misreading of a single source, namely the seventeenth-century membership lists of the Flatbush ...
Sustainable Churchill Discussion Paper
This Discussion Paper introduces the Sustainable Churchill initiative between the Town of Churchill and the University of Winnipeg. It provides an overview of major concepts, including what is meant by community sustainability, ...
Defensive dispersal and the nuclear imperative in postwar planning: a study in the sociology of knowledge
(University of Winnipeg, 2001-05-01)
In the aftermath of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the final days of World War II, an urban planning concept known as 'defensive dispersal' came to be advocated by city planners, architects, atomic ...
On the origin of Herck Syboutsen, ancestor of the Kranckheyt family
(New Netherland Connections, 2007)
Herck Syboutszen, of the "Poor Bowery," Newtown (now Elmhurst), Queens Co., Long Island, New York, was baptized 28 January 1620 in the Dutch Reformed Church, Langedijk, North Holland, Netherlands.