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Health Effects Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Chan, Laurie H. M.
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The Health Effects Monitoring Program is a human biomonitoring study aimed to assess the exposure and health impact of arsenic and other contaminants on the human population of Yellowknife, Ndilo and Dettah in the Northwest Territories, as part of the Giant Mine Remediation Project. The overall objective of the program is to establish current or baseline levels of arsenic exposure among residen...


Toxic Legacies: Community Perspectives on Arsenic Pollution at Yellowknife's Giant Mine
Principal Investigator: Sandlos, John K
Licenced Year(s): 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The objective is to use academic and non-academic media to examine and communicate community perspectives on the history, and current problem, of arsenic deposition in Yellowknife. The research team will not only ask how these historical memories have influenced the current controversy over the Giant Mine Remediation Project, but will also examine the challenges of communicating the extreme hazard...


Development and application of monitoring tools to quantify the effects of mining on the health of rivers in the South Nahanni Watershed (NWT)
Principal Investigator: Scrimgeour, Garry J
Licenced Year(s): 2009 2008 2007
Summary: The objectives of this research are two-fold: 1) Identify an ecological indicator that can monitor changes in loadings of metals in the South Nahanni Watershed. This work is scheduled for completion in 2007-2008. 2) Establish a monitoring program that can quantify the cumulative effects of mining activities on the health of streams in the South Nahanni Watershed. This work is scheduled for compl...


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