6 record(s) found with the tag "resilience" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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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...


Intergenerational Resilience in Aklavik, NWT
Principal Investigator: Rawluk, Andrea
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2009
Summary: The overall objective of the project is to understand how different generations are strong and work together through changes. The specific objectives of this particular trip to Aklavik, is to return the results from the last visit to see how people feel with what was discussed and said in individual interviews and focus groups. The objective of this stage of the research is to make it more meaning...


Circumpolar Flaw Lead System Study - Team 10, Traditional Knowledge Study
Principal Investigator: Nickels, Scot
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This project aims to work with traditional knowledge holders and local experts of the communities of Sachs Harbour, Ulukhaktok, and Paulatuk, to document the following three areas with special emphasis on their relation to the Beaufort Sea circumpolar flaw lead: 1. Historical scan and analysis of Inuvialuit Knowledge of sea ice use and ecology of the flaw lead (information, maps, and literatu...


Things Change, We Change: Planning for Community Resilience in the Canadian Arctic
Principal Investigator: Parewick, Kathleen S
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2006
Summary: This licence has been issued to the scientific research licence application #577. The application was distributed for community consultation and approved between April and June, 2007, but the researcher was unable to conduct the fieldwork last year. Activities were postponed for 2008. This collaborative project explores how local planning and development functions might serve to build commun...


A Resilience Analysis of Institutional Involvement in Mitigation of the Social Impacts of the Mackenzie Gas Project
Principal Investigator: Lyon, Christopher
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: The purpose of this research is to advance the understanding of how institutions manage the social impacts of development. This research examines the role of institutions in addressing the social impacts of the Mackenzie Gas Project. This research occurs within the boundaries communities of Inuvik and Yellowknife. The method involves voluntary, semi-structured and pre-arranged interviews, estim...


Encouraging Women's Narratives in the Northwest Territories - A Source of Hope for the Future
Principal Investigator: Little, Lois M.
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: The NWT is on the cusp of unprecedented change as the global capital machine in the form of the Mackenzie Gas (pipeline) Project (MGP), a massive hydrocarbon development, mobilizes to roll through the territory. The unparalleled scale and size of the MGP and the industrial activity that it will ignite will likely stress every element of the northern ecosystem. Women and the social and cultural spa...


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