Grants Previous to 2009

2008



Principal Investigator (PI): SSHRC - International Opportunities Fund. Project tile: "The Great Jump Forward: The Labour Movement Goes Global." $24,950. This fund was used to gather academics (10), labour officials and graduate students to discuss the global unions and how to study them. A grant proposal for $2.5 million on this theme was submitted to SSHRC for funding. Unfortunately, the proposal was not supported by another SSHRC grant.

2008



Principal Investigator (PI): Metropolis British Columbia (MBC): Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Diversity. Project title: "Housing Crisis of Mexican Migrant Farm Workers in OK Valley." $14, 927 (With Paty Tomic and Ricardo Trumper). This study investigated housing accommodations for Mexican migrant agricultural workers in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia.