Principal Investigator:Glacken, Jody Licenced Year(s):
This is a small, additional funded component of the Healthy Foods North evaluation which intends to add to the knowledge base in regards to working with partners in the retail food sector. This information will benefit Healthy Foods North and potentially influence further program funding and expansion in the Beaufort Delta region.
Objectives of this portion of the study are:
1. To conduct int...
Principal Investigator:De Roose, Elsie C. Licenced Year(s):20102009
The goal of the program is to promote healthy food consumption and activity through education and improved availability, and to prevent chronic disease.
This is a multi-phased project begun in October 2006, which aims to reduce chronic disease by working with communities in order to develop the Healthy Foods North intervention program. Data was gathered using local residents and health staff f...
Principal Investigator:Sharma, Sangita Licenced Year(s):
The Healthy Stores project aims to improve health and prevent obesity and disease in communities through culturally-appropriate, store-based interventions. In the Northwest Territories, the project will be carried out in five phases. In 2006, it is planned that work in the first three phases will be executed. The Principal Investigator, Dr. Sharma, will train local health professionals in the Bea...
Principal Investigator:Harwood, Lois Licenced Year(s):
Members of each of the communities will be hired to sample and measure the ringed seals taken in the spring and summer harvests. These monitors will be trained prior to the field season in order to collect data on the size and location of the harvests, as well as measurements on the seals harvested including sexual maturity, health, and condition. Samples of tissue taken will include jaws, lungs...
Principal Investigator:Norment, Christopher Licenced Year(s):1991
Mr. Norment is studying the breeding biology of the Harris' Sparrow and White-crowned Sparrow. He will be collecting data on any physical (such as weather, food supply, nest-site, predators) or genetic (such as number of eggs, breeding cycle, condition of females) factors....
Principal Investigator:Tomalik, Helen Licenced Year(s):
Ms. Tomalik a student at Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, supervised by the Inuvik Regional Nutritionist will conduct surveys in four communities. She will collect information on food prices and food intake. The information will be used in conjunction with the Department of Social Services in calculating the Food Allowance Scale....
Principal Investigator:Kuhnlein, Harriet V Licenced Year(s):
In response to an earlier study that was requested by the Dene Nation on contaminants in loche and whitefish, Health and Welfare Canada and other agencies are sponsoring this study to find out what amounts of contaminants people are eating. Dr. Harriet Kuhnlein and assistants will be asking people what foods they eat and how much. Renewable Resource officers will collect samples of wild foods fo...