38 record(s) found with the tag "northern community" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Nursing Practice in Rural and Remote Canada II
Principal Investigator: MacLeod, Martha
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014 2013 2012
Summary: The main objectives of this research project are to: 1. Describe and compare the roles and functions of nurses practicing in various work environments and with differing scopes of practice to determine how roles are enacted in rural/remote communities. 2. Describe the engagement of nurses with primary health care in rural/remote communities. 3. Examine what contributes to the recruitment of n...


Energy Resilience in Northern Communities
Principal Investigator: Keyte, Lawrence
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: This research project is designed to answer the following key research questions: 1) How can northern communities succeed in achieving greater energy resilience? 2) What factors influence (facilitate or challenge) northern communities moving forward with sustainable energy initiatives? 3) How might these facilitating factors be most effectively applied to other northern communities? The ob...


Backyard Gardening - A viable food production solution for Yellowknife?
Principal Investigator: Lizotte, Amy R
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The research seeks to identify a practical and tangible solution to localizing Yellowknife food and to empower a slower food movement in Yellowknife. The literature review will highlight success stories from NWT’s past and current food initiatives as well as other remote communities’ food successes, while drawing from the experiential knowledge and observations of interviewees. The interviews with...


Mapping the Social Economy in Northern Canada – Northwest Territories Project
Principal Investigator: Southcott, Chris
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Summary: The objectives of this study are: • To continue with developing a comprehensive listing of social economy organizations in Northern Canada. • To undertake a survey of these organizations to determine the characteristics of these organizations including locations, activities, size, employment, membership and structure. • To determine the research needs of these organizations through a needs sur...


NWT Local Government Administrator Leadership Capacity
Principal Investigator: Bassi Kellett, Sheila E
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: 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...


Northern Treatment of Hypertension (NORTH)
Principal Investigator: Makowsky, Mark J.
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This license has been issued for the scientific research application #781. The overall objective of this study is to demonstrate the feasibility of a community pharmacy-based approach to the management of hypertension in patients with diabetes residing in northern communities. Eighty-two patients will be approached to participate in the study and the pharmacist will work with them to measure...


Subjective Well Being and Social Workers within a Canadian Northern Context
Principal Investigator: Graham, John R.
Licenced Year(s): 2010 2008 2008 2007
Summary: This study will ultimately allow the researchers to determine the factors that have the greatest impact on the subjective well being (SWB) of practicing social workers in northern communities, and develop recommendations for both the individual social worker and the employer that are likely to enhance SWB in social workers. This research will involve a postal survey sent to 145 members of the Ass...


Canada's North - A Place to Call Home in the Land of Opportunities
Principal Investigator: Laidlaw, Victoria S.
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: This licence is issued for scientific research application #198. The objective of this research is to investigate how non-aboriginal residents of the NWT acquire northern identities and how it impacts their participation in resource development consultations or decisions. This will include exploring how they personally identify as a ‘northerner’ and how they classify or categorize others as ‘...


Impact of Child Care on Inuvik Labour Market
Principal Investigator: Davison, Patricia B
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: This research attempts to look at the impact of the level of child care on the labour force in Inuvik. The main issues that form the historical rationale for this research include: the lack of high quality accessible and safe choices for young children while parents/caregivers worked or took training, and the lack of support for families with young children. This research will be conducted thr...


Enhanced Sewage Treatment Using Aeration Technology
Principal Investigator: Bujold, Ron
Licenced Year(s): 2006 2005
Summary: Sewage and wastewater treatment can be expensive and problematic in northern communities. Technology hitherto untried in the North will be tested to determine efficiency and the potential benefits to northern communities in terms of reduced economic burden and increased environmental benefits. Samples will be collected from the Rae and Edzo wastewater treatment facilities for baseline informati...


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