42 record(s) found with the tag "community development" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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North Slave Permafrost Study: Characterizing and Predicting Discontinuous Permafrost for Climate Change Adaptation
Principal Investigator: Wolfe, Stephen A
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Summary: 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...


Diamonds are Forever: an anti-colonial, feminist approach to diamond mining in Yellowknife, NWT
Principal Investigator: Hall, Rebecca J
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: 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...


Community technology development and use in K'atl'odeeche First Nation
Principal Investigator: O'Donnell, Susan
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: 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...


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...


Community Development Learning Needs: Assessment of the Public Health Workforce in Canada's North
Principal Investigator: Bell, Marnie
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: 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. Objectives: 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...


SWEEP - The Slave Watershed Environmental Effects Program
Principal Investigator: Jones, Paul D
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: 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...


Tourism development plan for Hay River
Principal Investigator: Mair, Heather L
Licenced Year(s): 2011
Summary: 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. The rese...


The evolving relationship between the social economy and the state in Yellowknife, N.W.T.
Principal Investigator: Sabin, Jerald
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: 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...


Developing Options for Community-based Protocols to Detect Invasive Alien Plants and Insects in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Bazely, Dawn R
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: 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...


The Relationship of the Social Economy to Community Development and Park Creation: A Case Study of Lutsel K'e
Principal Investigator: Lemelin, Raynald Harve
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: 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...


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