Principal Investigator:Bharadwaj, Lalita A Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Young, Barbara M Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Levitan, Tyler G Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Abele, Frances Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Rawluk, Andrea Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Closs, Renee T Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Bell, Lindsay A Licenced Year(s):2015
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...
Principal Investigator:Christensen, Julia B Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Davison, Patricia B Licenced Year(s):
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...
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...