83 record(s) found with the tag "economics" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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SWEEP - The Slave Watershed Environmental Effects Program
Principal Investigator: Bharadwaj, Lalita A
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: In collaboration with the Slave River and Delta Partnership (SRDP) and local communities, the research team will develop a Community Based Monitoring (CBM) program titled the Slave Watershed Environmental Effects Program (SWEEP), to empower communities to collect, interpret and use a system of environmental indicators to address these priorities. The focus will be on indicators of cumulative effec...


Anticoagulation in Canada’s North: A cost-effectiveness analysis of Point-of-Care INR Testing at Remote Sites in the Northwest Territories and Western Nunavut.
Principal Investigator: Young, Barbara M
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: To determine the potential cost savings and health-related quality of life benefits of implementing point-of-care (POC) international normalized ratio (INR) testing in remote communities in the NWT and Kitikmeot region. Canada’s Non-Insured Health Benefits Program drug prescription database will be used to determine the number of individuals receiving warfarin in each of the remote regions in t...


The Canadian state's relation to Impact and Benefit Agreements in NWT
Principal Investigator: Levitan, Tyler G
Licenced Year(s): 2011
Summary: The primary goal of this research is to dissect the Federal government's fiduciary obligation to First Nations, and to assess whether the Federal government is indeed fulfilling this obligation with Impact Benefit Agreements (IBAs) . Through a critical examination of IBAs, and an understanding of the State's position with regards to them, the goal will be to add depth to our understanding of the P...


Housing and Being Homeless in Yellowknife
Principal Investigator: Abele, Frances
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010 2009
Summary: The project will document the factors contributing to homelessness in Yellowknife, with attention to the interaction between housing in Yellowknife and the other communities of the NWT and the particular problems faced by Dene, Metis and Inuit women. As this project is intended to be a companion study to a concurrent study of the impact of colonialism and the intergenerational transmission of har...


Intergenerational Resilience in Aklavik, NWT
Principal Investigator: Rawluk, Andrea
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2009
Summary: The overall objective of the project is to understand how different generations are strong and work together through changes. The specific objectives of this particular trip to Aklavik, is to return the results from the last visit to see how people feel with what was discussed and said in individual interviews and focus groups. The objective of this stage of the research is to make it more meaning...


The Association between Career and Technical Education Programming and Secondary School Student Attendance Rates
Principal Investigator: Closs, Renee T
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: To explore the association between career and technical education programming and attendance rates of secondary school students in the Sahtu region of the Northwest Territories. This study is a concurrent triangulation mixed methods study that will involve three steps. The first process involves students from grades 10 to 12 at community secondary schools in the Sahtu region completing and s...


Mobility, Identity and the New Economy: A Multi-site ethnography
Principal Investigator: Bell, Lindsay A
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2009 2008
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application No. 1006. Rapid economic change is influencing how we think of who we are and our ways of belonging to communities and regions. This research project aims to understand these changes through the eyes of two francophone Canada groups: 1) those involved in economic planning and development; and 2) those who are directly involved...


Homeless in a homeland: housing insecurity and resource development in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Christensen, Julia B
Licenced Year(s): 2009 2007
Summary: This licence is issued for the scientific research application No.691. This research aims to understand the meaning of housing insecurity and how it relates to homelessness. This will allow for an improved understanding of northern homelessness, how it is affected by economic growth, and how strategies to improve housing security may help to reduce homelessness. Fieldwork in Paulatuk will i...


Impact of Child Care on Inuvik Labour Market
Principal Investigator: Davison, Patricia B
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: This research attempts to look at the impact of the level of child care on the labour force in Inuvik. The main issues that form the historical rationale for this research include: the lack of high quality accessible and safe choices for young children while parents/caregivers worked or took training, and the lack of support for families with young children. This research will be conducted thr...


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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