The Canadian Geographer

Articles from Vol. 46, No. 2, Summer

Conceptual and Practical Issues in the Detection of Local Disease Clusters: A Study of Mortality in Hamilton, Ontario
Recent advances in local spatial statistics and operational computing capacity have led to growing interest in the detection of disease clusters for public health surveillance and for improving understanding of disease pathogenesis. Although conceptual...
Images of Homelessness in Ottawa: Implications for Local Politics
The empirical foci of this paper are a content and discourse analysis of four years (1994 to 1997) of media reporting on `homelessness' in The Ottawa Citizen, the premier, English language daily newspaper in the region. Examining these reports in juxtaposition...
Methodologie De Zonage Aquicole Regional a L'aide De la Teledetection Dans Un SIRS: Application Dans la Baie Des Chaleurs, Quebec
Les etudes sur les activites aquicoles utilisant des informations geographiques et des donnees de teledetection sont parmi les plus difficiles a manipuler dans le domaine de la geomatique. Meme si, de prime abord, les parametres semblent faciles a...
Negotiating the Production of Space in Tl'azt'en Territory, Northern British Columbia
Societies produce the space in which they operate through social practices that visualize, administer, and use lands and resources. Because Native peoples have held relatively little political power, their ability to influence the production of space...
Settlement Pattern, Environmental Factors and Ethnic Background on a Southwestern Quebec Frontier (1795-1842)
In studies of frontier settlement patterns, different site factors are recognized as influential on the immigrant settlement process. Environmental factors such as soil features, while widely cited as crucial, have rarely been studied in enough depth...
Sustaining Geography; Sustainable Geographies: The Linked Challenge. (Post-President's Address)
Introduction I am not sure at what point it dawned on me that my Past-President's address would be delivered at the 50th Anniversary meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG), but my immediate response was to recognize a dialectic...
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