Principal Investigator:Davidson, Adrienne Licenced Year(s):
The successful development of energy and natural resource projects in the north is not simply a matter of a suitable economic climate and support from federal or territorial/state government. Rather, the arctic and sub-arctic regions of Canada and the United States are governed by a complex system of institutions at the local, territorial, and international level. This research, investigates the d...
Principal Investigator:Wilson, Gary N Licenced Year(s):
The research examines intergovernmental relations between the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR) and other levels of government (territorial, federal) and the administration of various policy areas by the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC), alone or in conjunction with other regional bodies or other levels of government. This project will compare the self-government process in the ISR to that o...
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:Sabin, Jerald Licenced Year(s):
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...
Principal Investigator:Bassi Kellett, Sheila E Licenced Year(s):
This project will focus on the question: “What research strategies can the Government of the Northwest Territories undertake, in partnership with community governments and their representative organizations, that would most effectively support the enhancement of local government administrators’ leadership competencies and capacities within the Northwest Territories?” Key partners in this are the G...
Principal Investigator:Kikkert, Peter J Licenced Year(s):
This licence is being issued for the scientific research application No.1044.
This project will examine Northerners’ perspectives on how the Arctic Council might be enhanced to better serve circumpolar stakeholders in the twenty-first century, and how Northerners can be better engaged in priority-and agenda-setting on the domestic level.
The researcher plans to conduct first-person int...
Principal Investigator:Russell, Ivan Licenced Year(s):
This licence is issued for the scientific research application #919.
The goals of this research project are to 1) examine intergovernmental disaster and emergency management (DEM) coordination and cooperation requirements at the regional level; 2) highlight areas within the northern DEM structure that meet these requirements; 3) identify possible areas of improvement and assess opinions and con...
Principal Investigator:Dunbar, Stephen J Licenced Year(s):
The objective of this study is to survey current MLAs to determine their satisfaction with the current system, compare it to a similar survey conducted 20 years ago, and measure how attitudes have changed. As MLAs are the only people capable of changing the system, understanding their perspectives is vital. Whether there is appetite for change, either by introducing the party system or by having ...
Principal Investigator:Allen, Lesley M Licenced Year(s):
The main objective of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the management assignment program offered by the Government of the Northwest Territories using a results-based management and accountability framework. The research question is - What is the effectiveness of the government management assignment program in the Northwest Territories?
The study is a qualitative evaluative case st...
Principal Investigator:Powell, Chris Licenced Year(s):
The objectives of this work are to determine the nature of the relationship between the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and its employees between the years 1965-1984. Data collection will take place mainly in the Union of Northern Workers collection at the NWT archives, particularly for the period 1967-84 to examine to relationship between the state and its employees, particularly i...