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.

    Projects

    8967_Evaluation Capacity-Building to Advance Sustainable Development Goals

    The purpose of this project was: 1) to build the community-based evaluation capacity of organizations that are attempting to eliminate violence and promote peaceful and equitable societies, and in the process, 2) strengthen the implementation of Canada’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2030 Agenda.

    8968_Community-Based Research Fundamentals Certificate Course

    CCBR developed and delivered a tailored online community-based research certification course for Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities youth leaders and staff. Participants of online workshop sessions learned the fundamentals of community-based research.

    8970_Research for Social Action Course

    This course, Special Topics: Research for Social Action was offered at Conrad Grebel University College to upper-year undergraduate students and Masters of Peace and Conflict Studies students. The course explored how research can be an intervention towards positive change in society. 

    8983_ Mental Health and Cannabis
    CCBR was a consultant to Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) on their funded research projects on mental health and cannabis. CCBR assisted research teams 1) to develop research proposals, 2) to implement a community-based research approach, and 3) to evaluate their projects.
    8985_ Yellowknife Community Needs and Resource Assessment Workshop
    CCBR facilitated a workshop on community needs and resource assessment in Yellowknife NWT. The workshop was developed in collaboration with community stakeholders through the School of Developmental Studies at Aurora College.
    8988_ New Canadian Youth Connections (NCYC)

    New Canadian Youth Connections was developed to support government-assisted refugee (GAR) youth, aged 12-21, as they connect to and integrate into the Waterloo Region community through recreational programming and homework support with peer volunteers.

    8989_ Food Bank Canada’s Collaborative Evaluation for Collective Impact
    This project laid the foundation for Food Banks Canada to evaluate its recently developed Strategic Planning Framework. The project involved developing evaluation capacity-building resources and an evaluation framework.
    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).
    9001_ Community-Based Research Excellence Tool Workshops
    The Community-Based Research Excellence Tool ( CBRET) was developed by CCBR in response to a SSHRC-funded national summitCBRET is a reflective tool to assess the quality and impact of community-based research projects and proposals. CCBR offers CBRET workshops.