Toronto Community Based Research Network

A social network for those interested and involved in CBR in and around Toronto

What is the Toronto CBR Network?

The Toronto Community-Based Research (CBR) Network brings together community practitioners, academics, funders and community members from across the GTA who are or have been involved in CBR projects.

The mission of the Toronto CBR Network is to increase and sustain the capacity of local health and social service organizations and academic partners in the GTA to conduct effective CBR leading to evidence-based action and policy change.

The Toronto CBR Network is a vehicle to facilitate networking, collaboration, learning and action.

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Featured Link

Shadow Economies: Economic Survival Strategies Of Toronto Immigrant Communities documents the realities of many immigrants who are stymied at the edge of the economic mainstream. The research conducted by the Toronto East Local Immigration Partnership and funded by the Wellesley Institute shows that many newcomers survive by participating in parallel economic activities, often facing exploitation in substandard work conditions, even in established businesses.

http://www.wellesleyinstitute.com/publication/shadow-economies/

Members

Toronto Community Based Research Network is a social network

 

Events

Forum

Women's XChange

Started by Brenda Roche Nov 20, 2013.

Health Promoter Contract

Started by Brenda Roche Nov 20, 2013.

Rural Community Research

Started by Akinwale Ogundipe Mar 7, 2013.

Blog Posts

Survey for TCBRN members!

Posted by Brenda Roche on July 10, 2013 at 3:36pm

Spam

Posted by Brenda Roche on April 16, 2013 at 4:18pm

Research for Organizing

Posted by Brenda Roche on May 4, 2012 at 3:27pm

Spam

Posted by wellesley on November 28, 2011 at 9:59am

Stories of Co-Production

Posted by Brenda Roche on July 14, 2011 at 10:10am

FoodCycles First 2010 On-Farm Market Tomorrow

Posted by Sunny Lam on July 9, 2010 at 4:29pm

 
 
 

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Brenda Roche's event was featured

Scarcity: Why having too little means so much – Eldar Shafir at Muzzo Family Alumni Hall 100 - University of Toronto - St. George Campus

February 20, 2014 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Join United Way Toronto and the Wellesley Institute for a discussion with Eldar Shafir (Princeton University and a Senior Fellow of CIFAR, the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research) as he presents the findings of his new book Scarcity: Why having too little means so much, co-authored with Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University).Scarcity looks into how not having enough – resources, time, money – negatively affects our ability to make healthy choices and decisions. This important new work…See More
Feb 12

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