Projects 

    CCBR typically has 12-15 ongoing projects and has completed over 400 projects since 1982. Each project is guided by our commitment to impacting social change in practical and powerful ways. We conduct research with people not on people, cultivating respect with communities at every step of the process.

    Projects can be searched for using words from the project title or using the service area, theme, or date range for the project. You can also type 'Service Area' or 'Theme' into the search bar to get a list of options in each of these fields.

    8987_ Understanding Suicide Prevention Services and Supports in the Waterloo Region
    CCBR gathered qualitative data through interviews with key informants including regional mental health service providers and other health services to examine trends in Waterloo region with regards to suicide to learn about the implications the trends have on prevention efforts and strategies.
    8992_ Strengthening Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Relations when Supporting Northern University Students
    This project developed a strategy to strengthen Indigenous and non-Indigenous relations through supporting university students from Northern communities to successfully graduate and return home to help meet their community’s labour market needs.
    8994_ Food Banks Canada Capacity Grants

    CCBR developed a synthesis report for Food Banks Canada that summarized the 2017 and 2018 Capacity Boost Grant Recipient Reports. Approximately 60-80 reports were summarized each year.

    8996_ Reducing Social Isolation among Syrian Refugee Parents/Caregivers and Isolated Seniors
    The purpose of this project was to develop and conduct action-oriented, user-driven, participatory research on how to reduce social isolation for parents and caregivers who stay at home with their children and for isolated seniors.
    8997_ Participatory Research Study with Syrian Refugee Youth
    The purpose of this study was to develop and conduct action-oriented, user-driven, participatory research to test solutions with Syrian refugee youth on issues and challenges that emerged as priority concerns (school integration, family responsibilities and mental health).
    8998_ Ann Viv Ansamn Youth-led Research in Haiti

    CCBR partnered with Mercy Corps, Conrad Grebel University College, and Community Justice Initiatives to conduct youth-led action research within a 26-month program designed to increase community security and reduce violence within four communities in the country of Haiti.

    9004_ Hastings County Homelessness Research Project

    This research project provided a reliable baseline estimate for the prevalence of homelessness and housing instability in Belleville, and a demographic description of the population experiencing homelessness and housing instability. This research was funded by the County of Hastings via Bridge Street United Church Food Ministry.

    9010_ Faith and Settlement Partnerships: Setting Immigrants and Canada Up for Success

    This SSHRC-funded project was a two-year provincial research collaboration to study and promote partnerships among faith-based groups and government-funded immigrant settlement organizations. Research activities included surveys, focus groups and case studies, while knowledge mobilization activities promoted effective faith/settlement partnership within policy and practice.

    9011_ ConnectABILITY Study

    The purpose of this study was to determine Autism Spectrum Disorder-specific content for a website called ConnectABILITY.ca. Teens/adults on the spectrum, parents/caregivers, and service providers were surveyed and interviewed to give insight about useful information on the DSO passport funding process, service providers for ASD transitioning teens and adults, and additional tips and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). The study was funded by Kerry’s Place Autism Services (KPAS).

    9029_ Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) Newcomer Survey

    The purpose of this project was to conduct research for York Region Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) to inform current and future planning for newcomers regarding settlement, accessing programs, and opportunities to improve the settlement and integration process. CCBR developed, implemented, and analyzed surveys of 600-700 newcomers.