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Research shows rent banks work

  Posted on: July 6, 2015

According to the results from the first year of a three-year research study into the effectiveness of rent banks, the answer is a clear yes; rent banks work.

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Camera Obscura rolls into Dawson City

  Posted on: June 8, 2015

The SSHRC-funded Camera Obscura project, led by TRU visual arts professor Donald Lawrence, is culminating in the Midnight Sun Camera Obscura Festival, held during Summer Solstice, June 17-21 in Dawson City, Yukon.

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Charitable giving in Canada: Who gives and why?

Dr. Laura Lamb

  Posted on: October 24, 2014

Economics professors Dr. Laura Lamb and Dr. Belayet Hossain set out to discover whether tax incentives inspire charitable donations, and if so, how effective they are. With the help of an Internal Research Grant the pair answered those questions and several more, providing a unique glimpse into the charitable motivations of Canadians.

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Make The UREAP Leap

  Posted on: October 16, 2014

Felicia Girouard took a class assignment to develop a research project and turned it into a $4,500 award. Learn how a UREAP research grant can help put theory into practice.

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Rent Bank Research Lends Hope to the Homeless

  Posted on: September 8, 2014

What happens to a family in danger of eviction when they can’t pay the rent? Dr. Ehsan Latif’s new project researches the performance of the Kamloops Rent Bank in its goal to prevent homelessness.

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