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Non-renewable resource development, homelessness and the potential for community-based housing governance and policy in the Northwest Territories, Canada
Principal Investigator: Freeman, Lisa
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The relationship between resource development, affordable housing and government interventions in northern communities is a long and complicated one. Housing insecurity has been a concern in the Northwest Territories (NWT) since the establishment of settlements and the introduction of state-run housing programs in the mid-20th century. Chronic housing need is worsening in many settlement communiti...


A Single Step Begins the Journey: Supporting Women Who Are Homeless Through Transition
Principal Investigator: Hache, Arlene J
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The change goal of the Centre for Northern Families is to create an organizational culture that attracts qualified staff and builds their capacity to offer a quality, consistent service for shelter residents. This Organizational Leadership Project (OLP) and action inquiry process examines the question: How can the Centre for Northern Families effectively support women to transition from the emerge...


Repairing the Holes in the Net: Responding to the Mental Health Needs of Northern Homeless Women
Principal Investigator: Poole, Nancy
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The aim of this research is to involve decision makers in the mental health, housing and social sectors in improving the systemic response to northern women with mental health concerns who have unstable housing/are homeless, informed by research with women and service providers. The objectives are: 1) to gather the perspectives of northern women regarding the trajectory of their unstable housing/h...


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...


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...


Enhanced Surveillance of Canadian Street Youth
Principal Investigator: DeViller, Karen
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: Street youth are a priority for sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevention programs, but reliable data on STD prevalence, trends, characteristics and behaviour of high-risk youth are scarce. Through data collection and analysis, this study, which is p...


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