Principal Investigator:Wolfe, Stephen A Licenced Year(s):
This activity describes and predicts the occurrence of discontinuous permafrost in the northern Great Slave Lake region to assist in planning, development and maintenance of community and industry infrastructure. Changes in climate are affecting permafrost distribution, temperatures and geotechnical conditions. Different landscapes across the region are exhibiting varying responses to warming. Thi...
Principal Investigator:Hall, Rebecca J Licenced Year(s):
The objective of this research is to analyze the way women's labor in Yellowknife (both paid and unpaid labor, including care for children and family members) has changed as a result of diamond mining. Related, it will explore the way relations within families may or may not have shifted, and the ways the nature of violence against women in Yellowknife may or may not have shifted as a result of th...
Principal Investigator:O'Donnell, Susan Licenced Year(s):
This collaborative research project aims to study and document the development of the K’atl’odeeche First Nation (KFN) Community Network. It will introduce the history of technology development and use in KFN, including broader social, political, cultural, and economic contexts. The project focuses on KFN's community technology development initiatives, and specifically the KFN Community Network. I...
Principal Investigator:Goelman, Nadav Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Bell, Marnie Licenced Year(s):
Project Goal: Health and social service providers in the North will have access to a learning resource that will help them to support communities to find their own ways to promote wellness and healthy living.
To identify community development needs, preferences for ongoing learning and expectations for support from employers; to assess levels of competency and perform a gap analysi...
Principal Investigator:Jones, Paul D Licenced Year(s):
The SWEEP program is being used to establish a community based environmental monitoring program in the Slave River and delta. The project has been funded for 2 years by the Canadian Water Network (CWN) to develop a new 'node' for community based monitoring which is harmonized with those already established by other CWN projects. SWEEP will develop a suite of both 'community based' and 'western s...
Principal Investigator:Mair, Heather L Licenced Year(s):
The goal of this study is to update their existing tourism development plan.
The researcher will conduct in depth interviews with key informants and hold community meetings/focus groups. The research team will be working directly with members of the Tourism Advisory Committee for the Town of Hay River as well as seeking input in the tourism plan from the broader Hay River community.
Principal Investigator:Sabin, Jerald Licenced Year(s):
The goal of this work is to produce two journal articles: (1) an analytical survey of Yellowknife’s developing social economy from 1934 to 1955, with particular emphasis on its relationship to local and regional government; (2) an examination of the evolving relationship between social economy actors and federal/territorial state institutions and their employees in Yellowknife from 1955 to the pre...
Principal Investigator:Bazely, Dawn R Licenced Year(s):
This licence is issued for the scientific research application #923.
The main objectives of this project are 1) to consult with communities about their views of community-based protocols for monitoring and reporting the presence and spread of introduced plant and insect species to the territorial government; 2) to determine community interest in developing or expanding local agricultural oppor...
Principal Investigator:Lemelin, Raynald Harve Licenced Year(s):
The purpose of this study is to examine the social, economic and environmental goals of Lutsel K'e related to the establishment of the East Arm National Park, and the role of the social economy in establishing community development directions. This research will provide information to guide LKDFN's capacity building initiatives and future community development.
All research will take place in L...