148 record(s) found in the location "Fort Providence" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Deh Cho Region Wetland Mapping Project
Principal Investigator: Merchant, Michael A
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: The main objective of this project is to develop wetland inventory for south western NWT that will be used to provide a baseline for many kinds of planning (including updates to the land use planning processes) and research in support of biodiversity conservation and sustainable management of habitat. Specific objectives are to: 1) develop and use computer-based methods to produce wetland maps wi...


Short and long term effects of forest fires on the stability of carbon pools in the arctic permafrost and subarctic forests (ARCTICFIRE)
Principal Investigator: Koster, Kajar
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2015
Summary: The aim of this project is to study the short term and long term effects of different fire intensities on the decomposition of soil organic matter (SOM) in northern boreal forests under changing fire regimes. The objectives are to: 1) explore the short and long term effects of forest fires with different intensity on above- and belowground biomasses; 2) explore changes in albedo, snow depths an...


Local Food Procurement in Fort Providence, Northwest Territories: Examining Community Resilience and Adaptive Capacity to Environmental Change
Principal Investigator: Ross, Paulina P
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: The purpose of this research is to support food security, promote community resilience and encourage adaptive capacity for northern communities. Research outcomes could have potential implications for the community of Fort Providence, as findings will help direct both top-down and bottom-up approaches to local food procurement. Suggested policy recommendations based on community perspectives will ...


HBSC - Health Behaviour in School-aged Children
Principal Investigator: Pickett, William
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2005 2002
Summary: The study titled, Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC), is a cross-national research project conducted by the Social Program Evaluation Group (SPEG) at Queen’s University in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO Europe) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). The HBSC study aims to gain insight into, and increase understanding of, the health behaviours and attitud...


Breaking Trail: Developing community-engaged curriculum with former residential schools students in the NWT
Principal Investigator: Porter, Dave M
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The objectives of this project are: 1) to document the community engagement and curriculum development process and provide a visual representation of the process; 2) to explore the experiences of community stakeholders who participated in the process; 3) to share the strengths and weaknesses of this curriculum development approach from the perspective of community participants and government; a...


Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations
Principal Investigator: Jaffe, Peter
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The purpose of the Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations (CDHPIVP) is to enhance and inform domestic violence risk assessment, risk management and safety planning strategies in order to decrease the risk of lethality for particular vulnerable populations (i.e., Indigenous people; rural, northern and remote communities; immigrants and refugees; and children ex...


National Collaborative Centre of Indigenous Education
Principal Investigator: Newhouse, David
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: The centrepiece of the National Collaborative Centre of Indigenous Education (NCCIE) is a website that educators, practitioners, policy makers, and others will be able to access to learn about examples of best practices in Indigenous education found across the country. The website’s primary goal is to serve as an on-line library and resource centre whereby educators/practitioners can connect in a ...


Physical Activity Monitor 2018
Principal Investigator: Myles, Richard G
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017 2015 2014
Summary: The 2017-2018 Physical Activity Monitor (PAM), specifically, will examine physical activity levels of Canadians and will permit the comparison of activity levels over time, sport participation, and furthermore will examine physical activity and sport opportunities available in Canadian communities, such as availability, usage, and satisfaction with places to walk or bicycle, trails, green spaces, ...


Practices for Managing H. pylori Infection in Northern Canada: A Consultation with Health Care Practitioners
Principal Investigator: Goodman, Karen J
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The practitioner consultation project aims to engage targeted health care practitioners to describe current patterns of health care practice pertaining to H. pylori infection and related diseases, and to identify obstacles to best practices for managing this infection. Initial testing and treatment for H. pylori infection usually occurs in the primary care setting.The research team will target ...


Using the past to inform the future: A paleoecological perspective of the impacts of drought and fire on lakes, permafrost and forests
Principal Investigator: Pisaric, Michael FJ
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017 2016
Summary: The objectives of this research are to examine the frequency and severity of past wildfire and drought (drought-like) conditions in the southern Northwest Territories. Specifically, the research team will examine the following questions: 1) how frequent and severe have fires been in the past; 2) are fires becoming more frequent/severe due to the impacts of climate change; 3) what impact does wildf...


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