Selected Publications

Books

Buccieri, K. and Schiff, R. (Eds) (2016) Pandemic Preparedness and Homelessness: Lessons from H1N1 in Canada. Toronto: Canadian Observatory on Homelessness.

Articles and chapters

Schiff, R. and Bernard, K. 2018. Food Systems and Indigenous Peoples in Labrador: Issues and New Directions. Invited submission to Food Futures NL. St. John’s: Iser Press.

 Pauly, B., Vallance, K., Wettlaufer, A., Chow, C., Brown, R., Evans, J., Gray, E., Krysowaty, B., Isvins, A., Schiff, R, and Stockwell, T. 2018. Rethinking Alcohol Harm Reduction: Overview of Managed Alcohol Programs (MAPs) in Canada. Drug and Alcohol Review.

 Giles, M., Schiff, R., Valcour, J. 2017. Impact of an HIV Program for Youth in Southern Inuit Communities. Canadian Journal of Native Studies. 37(1)

 Schiff, R. 2017. A rejoinder to Racism: a major impediment to optimal Indigenous health and health care in Australia. Australian Indigenous Health Bulletin. 17(2).

Fields, B. and Schiff, R. 2016. Where have we been? Where are we going? Reflections from the incoming editorial team for the North America section. Rural and Remote Health. 16(4).

Schiff, R., Waegemakers Schiff, J., and Turner, A. (2016). Rural Homelessness in Western Canada: Lessons from diverse communities. Invited Submission for Special edition of Social Inclusion. 4(4).

Schiff, R. (2016). Regina, Saskatchewan: The Case of Small, Isolated Urban Centres. Buccieri, K. and Schiff, R. (Eds) Pandemic Preparedness and Homelessness: Lessons from H1N1 in Canada. Toronto: Canadian Observatory on Homelessness.

Schiff, R. (2016). New Directions in Pandemic Planning in Buccieri, K. and Schiff, R. (Eds) Pandemic Preparedness and Homelessness: Lessons from H1N1 in Canada. Toronto: Canadian Observatory on Homelessness.

Waegemakers Schiff, J., Pauly, B., and Schiff, R. (2016) The Health And Well-Being Of Homeless Individuals and Implications in a Pandemic Outbreak in Buccieri, K. and Schiff, R. (Eds) Pandemic Preparedness and Homelessness: Lessons from H1N1 in Canada. Toronto: Canadian Observatory on Homelessness.

Schiff, R., Turner, A. and Waegemakers Schiff, J. (2016) Rural Aboriginal homelessness in Canada in Aboriginal Homelessness, Ed. Peters, E. and Christensen, J.. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press.

Schiff, R. and Waegemakers Schiff, J. (2016) Collaborative Approaches to Addressing Homelessness in Canada: Value and challenge in the Community Advisory Board Model in Nichols and Doberstein (Eds) Systems Level Responses to Homelessness.  Toronto: Canadian Observatory on Homelessness.

Waegemakers Schiff, J and Schiff, R. (2016) Northern Housing Networks: Collaborative Efforts to Develop Innovative Housing Programs for High Needs Aboriginal Women in Northern, Remote Communities in Nichols and Doberstein (Eds) Systems Level Responses to Homelessness. Toronto: Canadian Observatory on Homelessness.

Waegemakers Schiff, J., Schiff, R., Turner, A., and Bernard, K. (2015) Rural Homelessness in Canada: Directions for planning and research. Journal of Rural and Community Development. 10(4).

Schiff R. and Brunger, F. (2015) Northern Housing Networks: Building Collaborative Efforts to Address Housing and Homelessness Remote Canadian Communities. Journal of Rural and Community Development. 10(1).

Schiff, R. and Levkoe, C. (2014) From disparate action to collective mobilization: environmental and social change through Canadian food movement networks in Leonard, L. and Buryn Kedzior, S. (Eds) Occupy the Earth: Global Environmental Movements. Bradford, UK: Emerald Group Publishing.

Schiff, R.  (2014) Rethinking Governance: Supporting healthy development through systems-level collaboration in Canada’s Provincial North. Northern Review. 38.

Brunger, F., Schiff, R., Morton-Ninomiya, M., and Bull, J. (2014) Animating the concept of ethical space: The Labrador Aboriginal Health Research Committee Ethics Workshop. International Journal of Indigenous Health Research. 10(1).

Twells, L., Midodzi, W., Ludlow, V., Murphy-Goodridge, J., Burrage, L., Gill, N., Halfyard, B., Schiff, R., Newhook, L.A. (2014) Assessing Infant Feeding Attitudes of Women in a Provincial Population in Canada: Validation of the Iowa Infant Feeding Attitudes Scale. Journal of Human Lactation.

Waegemakers Schiff, J. and Schiff, R. (2014) Housing First: Paradigm or program? Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless. 23(2).

Waegemakers Schiff, J., Schneider, B, & Schiff R. (2014). Developing an estimate of housing needs for persons with severe mental illnesses. International Journal of Population Research.

Schiff, R. and Brunger, F. 2013. Northern food networks: Building Collaborative Efforts for Food Security in Northern Aboriginal communities. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development.

Schiff, R. 2013. Collaborative Approaches to Addressing Homelessness in Canada: Value and challenge in the Community Advisory Board model. Parity. 26(9).

Feldman, S., Lewis, P., Schiff, R. 2012. Transit-oriented Development in the Montreal metropolitan region: Developer’s perceptions of supply barriers. Canadian Journal of Urban Research. 21(2).

 

Select Recent Research, Technical, & Professional Reports

Kauppi C, O’Grady W, Schiff R, Martin F, Ontario Municipal Social Services Association. 2017. Homelessness and Hidden Homelessness in Rural and Northern Ontario. Guelph, ON: Rural Ontario Institute.

Fonkwe M.L.D. and Schiff R. 2016. A survey of residents’ perceptions of municipal drinking water in the community of Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador. Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL: Labrador Institute of Memorial University.

Schiff, R., Sarkar, A., Choi, M., and Anstey, Z. 2014. Community Perspectives on Uranium Exploration, Mining, and Health Impacts in Makkovik, Labrador. Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL: Report prepared for Nunatsiavut Government.

Poelzer, G., Coates, K., Rodon, T., Summerville, T. White, G., Schiff, R., Garcea, J., Beatty, B., Wilson, G. 2014. The role of the public sector in Northern Governance: Delivering on mandates and meeting stakeholder expectations in the 21st century . Ottawa: Conference Board of Canada.

Traverso-Yepez, M., Allison, J., Beausoleil, N.,  Brunger, F., Kaposy, C., Schiff, R. 2013. Experiential Learning Strategies in the Health Sciences for developing Humanistic Skills. Report prepared for Office of the Vic President (Academic), Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Dhlakama, M. & Schiff, R. 2013. Developing a Well-being and Resiliency Index for Happy Valley-Goose Bay intheContext of Rapid Economic Growth. Report prepared forthe Office of Public Engagement, Government of Newfoundland andLabrador. Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL: Labrador Institute of Memorial University.

Morton-Ninomiya, M., Allice, I., Hirsch, R., Schiff, R., Brunger, F., Graham, J., 2013. Aboriginal Health Research Ethics Workshop Report. Report prepared for the Atlantic Aboriginal Health Research Program. Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL: Labrador Institute of Memorial University.

Schiff, R. and Oberndorfer,E. 2012. Traditional Plant Use in Labrador: A preliminary investigation. Report prepared for the Torngat Wildlife,Plants, and Fisheries Secretariat. Happy Valley-Goose Bay,NL: Labrador Institute of morial University.