Principal Investigator:Marlin, Marguerite Licenced Year(s):
This research examines two parliamentary states with large Arctic expanses and more Southern political centers – Canada and Russia – in order to determine the extent to which representation of Arctic interests is accomplished through different parliamentary systems and through parliamentary committees in particular.
The main research question is: What are the key historical, institutional, and...
Principal Investigator:Montgomery, James Licenced Year(s):
The objectives of this study are to develop a roadmap to identify key policies and technologies that allow for net-zero emissions buildings to be constructed in the northwest of Canada and the United States. Given the diversity of jurisdictions in in the region, the “strategies” contained within the Roadmap will aim to catalyze new legislation or policy in each jurisdiction by highlighting key opp...
Principal Investigator:Mallett, Alexandra Licenced Year(s):
The objectives of this research project are to:
1) provide a comprehensive, interdisciplinary ‘snapshot’ of domestic energy provision in the Arctic,
2) provide a foundation to help guide future research efforts regarding sustainable energy in Canada’s Arctic; and,
3) inform policy debates.
The proposed report seeks to inform practitioners, key policy makers, academics, and Non-Governmental O...
Principal Investigator:Martin, Jim L Licenced Year(s):
The focus of this inquiry is to study the epistemological problems of understanding emerging from unexamined assumptions and values that frame the belief systems of government professional practices, and indigenous ways of knowing in the Tlicho communities of the NWT.
The inquiry asks the question, “How can differences in ways of knowing between northern Canadian communities, and government be...
Principal Investigator:Van Wyck, Peter Licenced Year(s):
This research looks at how northern communities and environmental groups have deployed “public storytelling” to influence public policy in two particular instances related to northern food security and climate change: (1) protection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge lands as calving grounds of the Porcupine caribou herd and (2) regulation of industrial activities in the Arctic Ocean as these ...
Principal Investigator:Hampton, Mary Licenced Year(s):2015201420132012
This study will:
1. Integrate several sources of data to create an action plan that maps the socio-spatial problem of intimate partner violence;
2. Create narratives describing community response in rural and northern areas of the Prairie Provinces and the NWT; and
3. Generate a grounded theory as a practical tool to create and sustain non-violent communities in these regions of Canada.
Principal Investigator:Sabin, Jerald Licenced Year(s):
The goal of this work is to produce a chapter in an edited book about social economy organizations in Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut. The book is supported by the Social Economy Research Network of Northern Canada, located at Yukon College in Whitehorse, Yukon.
The chapter will provide a history of Alternatives North, an overview of its activities and activism, and an analysis o...
Principal Investigator:Posynick, James Licenced Year(s):
The objectives of this study are to increase access to justice by increasing the availability of Appropriate Dispute Resolution (ADR) processes to NWT residents and to assist communities in using existing ADR or developing socially/culturally and legally...
Principal Investigator:Davison, Colleen Licenced Year(s):
This is a qualitative ethographic study, meaning that the researcher learns by observing and analysing a system or setting while living and working within that system or setting. The researcher will be working at Chief Jimmy Bruneau School in Rae-Edzo,...
Principal Investigator:Balanoff, Helen Licenced Year(s):20062005
This study investigates traditional, historical, and contemporary forms of Aboriginal literacy in an Inuinnaqtun-speaking community using research methods derived from Inuinnaqtun ways of knowing. Two Inuinnaqtun-speaking researchers from Holman will con...