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An Exploratory Investigation into Chemical Management Practices: A Case Study of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises within Nova Scotia
Chemical pollution has become an environmental and human health concern. Small and medium-sized enterprises are becoming the focus of environmental researchers, as they have been found to collectively contribute a significant ...
Prescribing Practices Amid the OxyContin Crisis: Examining the Effect of Print Media Coverage on Opioid Prescribing Among Nova Scotia Providers
This research examined the effect of increasing attention on OxyContin in the news media on prescribing practices of the drug in Nova Scotia. Using data collected as part of a study looking at representations of OxyContin ...
Field to Furnace - A Social Cost-Benefit Analysis of Growing Switchgrass on Inactive and Underused Farmland in Nova Scotia for the Residential Heating Market
Energy crops may present an opportunity to reduce Nova Scotia’s Greenhouse Gas emissions by offsetting fossil fuel use and provide economic benefits for farmers. They have also received government policy support. To ...
Site Based Phenomena
With the perpetual advancements in technology and communication the focus and obsession of architectural critique has become surfi cially focused on building “image”. This focus on image of architecture has taken away ...
IDENTIFYING AND OVERCOMING BARRIERS TO COMMUNITY POWER IN NOVA SCOTIA
Community power is an alternative to the fossil-fuelled, centralized approach to electricity generation. Typically, community power involves low-carbon or renewable forms of electricity generation developed in relatively ...
An investigation into the development and content of HIV prevention and harm reduction policies in Nova Scotia: Do they address the needs of women who inject drugs?
Background: Women who inject drugs continue to represent a disproportionate percentage of new cases of HIV in Canada (PHAC, 2006). However, in Nova Scotia, HIV has still not been conceptualized as a major health issue, ...