In 2011, I moved from the Department of Sociology at the University of Saskatchewan to the School of Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Ottawa, where I hold a Canada Research Chair in Creative Practices and Well-being.
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UROP Presentation

Congratulations to Ovini Thomas on her Undergraduate Research Opportunity Presentation. 

Ovini explored capacity building in First Nations peoples for an undergraduate reserach project, see her poster for more detail. 


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Upcoming Run/Walk Study


Take a look at our upcoming study - a run/walk study for those who have experienced cancer. 

If you or someone you know might be interested in participating email my research assistant at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call at 613562-5800 ext. 4564

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National Picture Video Launch

Our video on Indigenous peoples' experiences of cancer is now ready for sharing!  

Poster picture National Picture project

Members of our National Picture team will be travelling to Akwesasne, Kenora, and Kahnawake in October and November to share the video with participants and other community members.  The video was also screened in Gitxan this fall and will be shared in Ottawa in November.  The video is available on YouTube:

Finding Strength Together - Video

Other formats (e.g., memory stick) are also available, along with a poster (above) summarizing our findings.

For more information, please visit the project's webpage which includes a link to the study protocol:

Visualizing Indigenous Cancer Experiences - A National Picture Project

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