60 record(s) found with the tag "aboriginal community" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Using Inuvialuit and Gwich'in observations to monitor environmental change in the Beaufort Delta Region
Principal Investigator: Lantz, Trevor C.
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Summary: The core objective of this research is to work with Inuvialuit and Gwich’in experts to document and share local observations of environmental conditions. Over time this will build a record of observations, against which future changes can be compared. To document local observations this research will employ methods including participatory photo-mapping, participatory-video, web-based mapping, phot...


Understanding and addressing males' boating safety practices in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: There are three objectives for this research project: I) Understand Northwest Territories (NWT) resident male boaters’ behaviours and attitudes towards water safety. Given that rates of drowning are higher in the NWT, it would be dangerous to assume that male NWT residents have the same attitudes and behaviours concerning boat safety as their female and non-NWT resident counterparts. In particula...


Addressing community concerns about health risks from H. pylori infection
Principal Investigator: Goodman, Karen J
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Summary: This research aims to answer questions posed by community members in the Northwest Territories (NT) and their health care providers about health risks from H. pylori infection. The Canadian North Helicobacter pylori (CANHelp) Working Group formed to develop a comprehensive approach to investigating community health problems related to H. pylori infection in NT communities and to identify public he...


Land-based Initiatives in Canada's North: Moving towards cross-cultural understanding of the importance and meaning of on-the-land trips
Principal Investigator: Redvers, Jennifer M
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objective of the project is to contribute to a cross-cultural understanding of the value and role of facilitating modern day on-the-land trips for related social, environmental, health and wellness outcomes in Canada's north. The results of this study will inform the future development of Land-based initiatives, through providing a better understanding of their current scope, practice, and imp...


Aboriginal Governance in the US and Canadian North: Institutional Design and Conflict Management
Principal Investigator: Davidson, Adrienne
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The successful development of energy and natural resource projects in the north is not simply a matter of a suitable economic climate and support from federal or territorial/state government. Rather, the arctic and sub-arctic regions of Canada and the United States are governed by a complex system of institutions at the local, territorial, and international level. This research, investigates the d...


Develop a sustainability strategy for Yellowknife Education District Number 1
Principal Investigator: Spence, Duff
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objective of the research is to provide the Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) board information on parents’ selection criteria with respect to school district for their children. This information then could be used to by the district to change existing program or service to have more parents selecting the YK1 district in the future. This increased enrolment will increase future fundin...


Dialogue and Storywork in Support of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Cancer Patients throughout Oncology and Primary Care Transition Experiences
Principal Investigator: Corriveau, André
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The goals of this project are: 1. to improve First Nations, Inuit and Métis cancer patient transition experiences from the time of diagnosis, through treatment of care and upon discharge to a variety of community-based and primary care services; 2. to develop sustainable working relationships amongst First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities and primary and oncology care providers; 3. to i...


Northern Men's Research Project
Principal Investigator: Randall, Katie A
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: 1. to conduct research to identify gaps and barriers and supportive factors to Inuit, First Nations and Metis men’s participation in education (particularly literacy and essential skills [LES] acquisition) and employment; 2. to build the research & knowledge capacity of the northern literacy coalitions to further our goals of becoming centers of exper...


Relationship-Based Child Protection Practice
Principal Investigator: Lake, Tasha
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: The objective of this research project is to understand the significance, values and beliefs regarding relationships and relationship building in an Aboriginal community. The principal investigator wants to develop a potential process of how social workers working in Aboriginal communities might build these types of relationships with families and communities. Sample: Aboriginal social work st...


Mining a Better Future – Policies to Address Labour Force Adaptation Concerns and the Impacts of Resource Development on Isolated Communities in Nunavut
Principal Investigator: Goelman, Nadav
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The goal of this project is to develop a roadmap of policy and programming to encourage labour force adaptation, and healthy community development in Nunavut with research objectives being to: 1) pinpoint areas of potential risk to regional communities from economic development; 2) delineate between programs and policy options that advance adaptation and those that mitigate the adverse side effect...


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