Centre de l’Ouest

Le Centre Régional de l’Ouest est codirigé par Iryna Khovrenkov et Lynn Gidluck.

Le Centre Régional  de l’Ouest, situé à Régina,  possède son propre site internet: Funders in The West

Group #1: United Ways Alberta and Manitoba and Emergency Management

Responsable du projet : Lynn Gidluck, Coordinator, Community Research Unit, University of Regina

Membres de l’équipe: Robyn Edwards-Bentz, CEO of the United Way of Regina and Brendan Anderson.

Organismes partenaires:

  • United Ways en Alberta, au Manitoba;
  • Red Cross Canada, BC et Alberta;
  • Équipes municipales et provinciales de préparation aux catastrophes naturelles.

Le but de ce projet de recherche est de déterminer dans quelle mesure les données du “211” peuvent jouer un rôle dans l’identification des tendances des interventions précédentes en cas de catastrophe afin d’aider à façonner l’intervention pour les futures catastrophes.  Est-ce que United Ways, par son soutien au “211”, peut contribuer à renforcer les capacités du secteur, à renforcer la collaboration, la coordination et les relations en reliant les organisations communautaires avant la survenue d’une catastrophe? Enfin, est-ce qu’il y a un potentiel d’intégration du “211” avec les organismes provinciaux de gestion des urgences?

Ce projet a aussi une dimension de recherche nationale.

Group #2: The Carnegie Foundation and Canadian Higher Education

Project supervisorDavid Peacock, Western Hub researcher, Community Service-Learning Director, University of Alberta

Team members: Professor Matthew Johnson, Ph.D., Director, Carnegie Foundation

Partner: The Carnegie Foundation

Project Description: The purpose of this research project is to work collaboratively with the Carnegie Foundation for Teaching and Learning to research in more detail the extent of its investments in Canadian higher education (including rationales, funding, partners and legacy).  Such knowledge may assist putting into historical perspective the current Community Engagement Classification project, and situate this work within a longer term trajectory of American influence and capacity building for the sector.

This knowledge may in turn be of use to the PhiLab as it examines more broadly the role of foundations more generally within Canada, and the work they have undertaken in co-creating the communities and political economies that have come to define the Canadian state and its nations.

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