Principal Investigator:Sturm, Matthew Licenced Year(s):
Research goal is to understand how changes in the seasons, particularly the shortening of winter, might impact the economics of the North. In Canada the researcher will focus on the impact of ice road seasons on diamond mining. Research activities will mainly be to observe how environmental data are collected in the field, how they are utilized by regulatory agencies to make decisions, and how bu...
Principal Investigator:Zimmerman, Dennis Licenced Year(s):
The research is designed to provide a potential "streamlined" model for the application and approval process of tourism entrepreneurs in the western arctic. The researcher will be based in Inuvik. Data collection to be used: literature and document review, key informant interviews, participant observation and personal journal. Researcher will conduct approximately 20 interviews with government o...
Principal Investigator:Tuchak, Tamara Licenced Year(s):
This research is designed to meet the stated needs of Inuit women entrepreneurs in the community of Coral Harbour. Data will be collected through interviews, group discussion and participant observation. The purpose of this study is to explore the business decision-making processes of participants. The study will develop a database in order to provide Inuit women and policy makers with informat...
Principal Investigator:Gardner, Peter Licenced Year(s):
At the community level, the Researcher will investigate why economic development imposed through outside agencies may have failed in some communities. Native residents will be interviewed to determine whether they believe a social institution can evolve from their own culture which can effectively deal with the tradeoffs between sharing of income and profits and the need for saving and investment....
Principal Investigator:Potvin, Joseph Licenced Year(s):
Mr. Potvin will be discussing the format and content of his handbook on community economic development with various people in each community to make it more useful to everyone. He will also collect information from owners of small community businesses that can be used as examples in his handbook....