27 record(s) found with the tag "decision making" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Suitability of Delphi to Address Oil & Gas Development Questions in a Co-Management System
Principal Investigator: Hayden, Shannon M
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The over-arching goal of this study is to assess the implementation, outcome and suitability of the Delphi method to facilitate communication and decision-making in a northern co-management system. A parallel objective is to outline how this approach might be used to solicit and reach consensus among community members, managers and scientific experts on potential impacts and best management practi...


People, Land, and Pipelines: Perspectives of Resource Decision-Making Processes in the Sahtu Region, Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: McLafferty, Carly A
Licenced Year(s): 2010 2007 2006
Summary: The goals of this research are to examine resource decision-making processes associated with proposals for the Mackenzie Gas Project. In particular, ways in which people in the Sahtu are engaged in consultation, environmental assessment, and public participation processes will be explored. The major objective of this research is to provide preliminary results of past research to communities and ...


Socio-economic Study for the Fortune Minerals NICO Project
Principal Investigator: Mitchell, Ross E.
Licenced Year(s): 2010 2009 2008
Summary: The objective of the socio-economic study is to collect baseline data to enhance Fortune's understanding of conditions in communities potentially affected by the NICO project. The information will be used to prepare documents required by regulators to make decisions about the project. The socio-economic study may include, in addition to reviews of secondary data sources, key informant intervie...


Aboriginal Governance: Administrative Decision-Making in the Mackenzie Valley
Principal Investigator: Graben, Sari
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: It is the investigator’s hope that this research will lead to an improved understanding of co-management decision-making as a process which is distinct in the law. It is hoped that this research will contribute to a richer understanding of administrative law that will better support the goals of co-management. The objective of this research is to examine resource decision-making processes asso...


People, Land, and Pipelines: Perspectives of Resource Decision-Making Processes in the Sahtu Region, Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: McLafferty, Carly A
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The objective of this research is to examine resource decision-making processes associated with proposals for the Mackenzie Gas Project. In particular, the researcher would like to explore local experiences of resource development in the Sahtu region, and the ways in which people in the Sahtu region are engaged in consultation, regulation, and environmental assessment processes. It is the investig...


Separating the Grey from the Green: A case study examining the use of full-cost accounting principles as a decision-making tool for determining the costs and benefits associated with mining in the North
Principal Investigator: Martin, James A
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: This Master’s level research project aims to discover if full cost accounting principles should be considered in decision-making on the costs and benefits associated with mining in the Northwest Territories. The project will consist of an in-depth case study using both primary and secondary data sources, including interviews with the personnel of organizations considered to be regular reviewers of...


Public Discourse on Industrial Development in the Canadian North during Environmental Impact Assessment Processes
Principal Investigator: Mueller, Thea
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: The research aims to understand First Nations’ perspectives of large-scale industrial projects, such as the Mackenzie Gas Project. The three objectives of the research project centre on discovering: how people talk about development projects in the public and private spheres; if and how thinking about industrialization in the North varies between different social groups (e.g., by age, employment s...


Gender and Decision-making in Arctic Fisheries
Principal Investigator: Kafarowski, Joanna
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: The goal of the initiative is to document and analyze Inuit women's roles in Arctic fisheries in order to promote and support their participation in decision-making processes in this sector. This initiative seeks to identify and remove barriers to Inuit...


Snowchange: Indigenous Observations of Climate Change across the Circumpolar North
Principal Investigator: Salomons, Michael
Licenced Year(s): 2002
Summary: In order to be certain that participating communities are clear as to the use and content of contributed material to be used in the project book and web-site, project staff will verify summarized data with all participating communities. A local elder will be hired to assist with travel to communities (planning, logistics, translation and accompaniment where possible). Community visits will be time...


Rae Lakes Traditional Governance Project
Principal Investigator: Legat, Allice
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993
Summary: The researcher will investigate traditional methods of governance at the request of the Dene Cultural Institute. Dogrib rules and laws, traditional government processes, traditional decision making processes and tradtional law enforcement will be recorded. The researcher will also assess which traditional practices people wish to revitalize or maintain in order to develop a model for self-govern...


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