Principal Investigator:Dobias, Jacob Licenced Year(s):
The aim of this research project is to analyze and assess the impacts of the valuation of water on water security, sustainable water management and water use in Canada. This research will focus primarily on the Northwest Territories (NWT) of Canada, and local perceptions of water security. The objective is to determine how perceptions of water security affect the establishment of sustainable domes...
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:Spence, Jennifer Licenced Year(s):
The objective of this project is to explore to what extent the governance features of the Arctic Council has influenced the way its participants work together and make decisions (governance norms) and, by extension, to what extent these governance features may have spread to the broader network of existing institutions that support environmental governance in the region.
This dissertation adop...
Principal Investigator:Goelman, Nadav Licenced Year(s):
The goal of this project is to develop a roadmap of policy and programming to encourage labour force adaptation, and healthy community development in Nunavut with research objectives being to: 1) pinpoint areas of potential risk to regional communities from economic development; 2) delineate between programs and policy options that advance adaptation and those that mitigate the adverse side effect...
Principal Investigator:Carter, Blair Licenced Year(s):
Four objectives guide this research: 1) to gain an understanding of the current water resource conditions (e.g., quality and quantity) and contextual circumstances (e.g., community culture, history, traditions) impacting local water use in the Deh Cho Region of the NWT; 2) to use a social well-being lens to unpack values that people associate with water resources in the Region; 3) to translate the...
Principal Investigator:Pearce, Tristan D Licenced Year(s):
The researcher will work in collaboration with community members, local stakeholders, scientists and policy makers to complete the development of climate change adaptation plans in Paulatuk and Ulukhaktok and Aklavik.
In Paulatuk and Ulukhaktok, ArcticNorth researchers working with local research assistants and coordinators, will reconvene the working groups from winter 2010 to review the preli...
Principal Investigator:Kofinas, Gary P Licenced Year(s):
The proposed project consists of two parts: interviews with elders and knowledgeable hunters about leaders of caribou and their role in directing the movements of the herd, and the completion of a questionnaire by hunters aimed at determining their evaluation of the current Dempster Highway hunting policies of the Yukon and Northwest Territories. Six to ten individuals will be interviewed on this...
Principal Investigator:Elliot, Nancy Licenced Year(s):1994
As part of a study that includes all Canadian World Heritage Sites, the researcher will visit Wood Buffalo National Park and Nahanni National Park Reserve in order to study current resource management issues. The researcher will conduct interviews with park personnel to gain first-hand knowledge and appreciation of the regional characteristics of these sites as well as specific management issues....
Principal Investigator:Van Meenen, Mary Ann Licenced Year(s):
The Researchers will conduct an historical examination of the policies of the Canadian and Soviet governments toward the Inuit, the similarities and differences of their approaches and the impact upon the Inuit....
Principal Investigator:Posynik, Jim Licenced Year(s):
The researchers will collect data from federal crown prosecutor's files and N.W.T. court files and will build from these sources of information a document which will give insight to legal professionals, policy makers and members of the public on how sexual assault cases have been viewed and handled....