13 record(s) found with the tag "justice" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Cultural Sensitivity in Programs for Men who Abuse
Principal Investigator: Prosyk, Liisa K
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: The objective of this research is to explore the question: Is there any one program that could be considered culturally appropriate to the offender populations within the NWT? In order to administer an offender program that is “culturally appropriate”, there is need to gain better insight into the definition of “culture”. The study will consist of the 4 following components: 1. Literature...


Bridging Restorative Justice and Crime Prevention through Social Development
Principal Investigator: McNeice, Julie
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: The purpose of this project is to identify and explain where crime prevention through social development intercepts with restorative justice, in order to provide an integrated, seamless delivery approach. One objective is to suggest a new and renewed co...


Alternative Sentencing in Fort Good Hope
Principal Investigator: Blomqvist, Jennifer
Licenced Year(s): 2001 2000
Summary: The researcher will reach Ft. Good Hope by air, and will be based in private accomodations. Data will be collected during interviews with participants in the Hume River bush camp, an alternative sentencing option for Aboriginal offenders. Interviews will be taped, to facilitate data collection. Participation in the study is voluntary, and all participants will sign a consent form. The researcher...


Healing as an Alternative to Incarceration
Principal Investigator: Chisholm-Smith, Alexandra
Licenced Year(s): 1995
Summary: The researcher, as part of a wider study on healing, will use a participatory research method to gain insight into the issue of incarcerated women in the NWT. Interviews will take place with women presently incarcerated in the North as well as with those directly involved (healers, correctional officers, government and interest groups)....


Crime, law and justice among Inuit in the Baffin Region, Northwest Territories, Canada
Principal Investigator: Griffiths, Curt
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1991 1990
Summary: This study, started in 1990, is designed to examine the patterns of crime and the delivery of justice services to Inuit communities in the Baffin Region. The researchers will be completing their data collection during this field season. Justice personnel from Iqaluit and Yellowknife will be interviewed. In the spring of 1994, the researchers plan to re-visit the Baffin communities in order to p...


Nation-wide Investigation of Aboriginal Peoples' Issues
Principal Investigator: on Aboriginal Peoples, Royal Commission
Licenced Year(s): 1993
Summary: The Royal Commission has a sixteen part mandate and a detailed research plan. Research will be conducted both in-house and by researchers who are contracted to examine specific research topics. One licence has been issued to the Deputy Director on behalf of the Royal Commission for the northern component of this comprehensive study. Both the mandate and the research plan are available from the ...


The Tutelage of Crime: Dependency and Deviance in Iqaluit, NWT
Principal Investigator: Patenaude, Allan L.
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992 1991 1990
Summary: Investigation of existing information contained in documents will continue throughout the 1993 year in the NWT and southern Canada. It is anticipated that limited amounts of field work may be conducted in both Yellowknife and Iqaluit. This work will help to establish necessary baseline information on this subject as well as provide indicators of change. This work is a continuation of research c...


Crime in Arctic Communities
Principal Investigator: Wachowich, Nancy
Licenced Year(s): 1992 1991
Summary: The researcher will look at sexual assault and break and enters. Specific cases will be traced through the court system and native people of the community will be interviewed as to their reactions and proposed resolutions of these two crimes....


Northern Women in Conflict with the Law
Principal Investigator: Zellerer, Evelyn
Licenced Year(s): 1992
Summary: The researcher and her team will hold discussions with authorities in Yellowknife which will help guide the research. Data will be collected from government documents, archival material, court records, and interviews. Pre-sentence reports will be examined and women who are being held at the Fort Smith Correctional Centre for Women will be interviewed. Correctional authorities and service provid...


Akitsiraqvik
Principal Investigator: Hallendy, Norman
Licenced Year(s): 1991
Summary: The Researchers will locate the sacred site - Akitsiraqvik. The last remaining Elder who knows the location of the site will act as guide and will interpret the meaning of this place where conflicts were resolved, "justice" exercised and where it is believed Shamen occassionally practised....


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