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The Every Teacher Project on LGBTQ-inclusive Education in Canada's K-12 Schools: Final Report
(Manitoba Teachers’ Society, 2015)
This report presents the results of the online survey phase of the “Every Teacher Project” on Canadian K-12 educators’ perceptions and experiences of “LGBTQ-inclusive” education, including curriculum, policies, and practices ...
Automated Land Use and Land Cover Map Production: A Deep Learning Framework
(University of Winnipeg, 2018-10-19)
In this thesis, we present an approach to automating the creation of land use and land cover (LULC) maps from satellite images using deep neural networks that were developed to perform semantic segmentation of natural ...
Temporal observations of bright soil exposures at Gusev crater, Mars
(Journal of Geophysical Research, 2011-01-27)
The Mars Exploration Rover Spirit has discovered bright soil deposits in its wheel tracks that previously have been confirmed to contain ferric sulfates and/or opaline silica. Repeated Pancam multispectral observations ...
Summer storms trigger soil N₂O efflux episodes in forested catchments
(American Geophysical Union, 2016-01-14)
Climate change and climate-driven feedbacks on catchment hydrology and biogeochemistry have the potential to alter the aquatic versus atmospheric fate of nitrogen (N) in forests. This study investigated the hypothesis that ...
Inuit Perspectives on Sustaining Bilingualism in Nunavut
(Université Laval, 2009)
This article presents an Inuit perspective on how bilingualism and biliteracy may be achieved and sustained in Nunavut. The Nunavut Literacy Council interviewed "language role models" (i.e., Inuit who are admired for their ...
Sustainable health care begins with the social determinants of health: It’s time to get it right
(Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Manitoba (CCPA-MB), 2011)
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"We are building a critical voice together": The second Nunavut Master of Education Program, 2010-2013
(Faculty of Education, University of Prince Edward Island, 2015)
The creation of Nunavut opened many possibilities for Inuit educators to take on leadership, but it also meant that a wide range of knowledge and skills were required to meet qualifications for leadership at the community, ...
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 ...