10 record(s) found with the tag "social benefit" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Resource Royalties Distribution and Community Development
Principal Investigator: Rodon, Thierry
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: This project will bridge this knowledge gap by achieving the following three objectives: 1) to make a list of various methods used by Aboriginal communities and organizations to distribute royalties and profit shares paid by resource companies; 2) to identify the characteristics of each modes of distributions and their positive and negative outcomes; and, 3) to identify the most sustainable pra...


Aboriginal Participation in the Voluntary Sector in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Little, Lois M.
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: Aboriginal people make up half of the total NWT population but are underrepresented in segments of the voluntary sector. The NWT Literacy Council, the YWCA of Yellowknife, and the Native Women's Association of the NWT want to gain an understanding of Abo...


Interest Group Activities in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Giesbrecht, Terri
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: This project will investigate patterns of interest group activity in the Northwest Territories. Interest groups serve an important function as a communication channel between citizens and government in the policy process. The main goal of this project i...


Converging Ecological Currents: A First Nations Ecovisitor Strategy
Principal Investigator: Beddoes, Colin
Licenced Year(s): 2000 1999
Summary: This study will assist Gameti First Nation in preparing a tourism action plan and an analysis of the opportunities and constraints that are faced in the implementation of ecocultural tourism. Transportation to and on site will be by air. Data collection will be carried out while working under the direction of a consultant. Data collection will involve non-structured interviews and may involve ...


Constraints to Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration in the Development of a Sustainable Tourism Industry
Principal Investigator: Pisani, Shane
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: My research collection will be comprised of both interviews for key stakeholders and surveys amongst all stakeholders in the tourism industry. I am anticipating beginning interviews and surveys in early August and completing the research by mid-September 1998. The interviews and surveys will involve government agencies and nongovernmental organizations (NGO's)- no individual names will be used. T...


The Role of the Adult Educator in a cross-cultural Context: Adult Education in the NWT Context: Aurora Campus, Inuvik, Adult Basic Education
Principal Investigator: Sharkey, Irene
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: I will mainly reflect on any experiences and review secondary sources. I will collect data through an exploration of my own practice as an educator and through an investigation of significant themes previously identified in the literature studied in the area of cross-cultural and adult education. The following themes will be considered farther for their relevance in organizing the investigation: D...


Distance Education in the Gwich'in Settlement Area: Its Current Status and Potential Role
Principal Investigator: Cayen, Liz
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: The purpose of the study is to determine the current status of distance education in the Gwich'in Settlement Area, to analyse the existing education/training needs and to make recommendations about the use of distance education methods and strategies to meet those needs. This will involve surveying people who are presently or have recently pursued education through this delivery method. Data coll...


Crafting Culture: Women's Work in the Canadian Arctic
Principal Investigator: Driscoll Engelstad, Bernadette
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: Data is collected through interviews. Topics include sewing activitiy; clothing production for family use and/or sale; history of clothing change; fur preparation and household hunting activity; graphic art production; craft production; household income and disbursement; domestic responsibilities; community employment statistics and opportunities; current interest in sewing, clothing production b...


Towards a Woman-Positive Basic Education - MA Thesis
Principal Investigator: Doyle, Marie
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: The researcher will utilize three methods to gather data: interviews, document analysis, and a questionnaire. Interviews of staff and students at the Yellowknife campus are the centre piece of the planned research, while the questionnaires will be used principally to identify interview participants. Informed consent will be obtained through the use of consent forms....


Aboriginal Seniors Information Project
Principal Investigator: Krawll, Marcia
Licenced Year(s): 1995
Summary: The reseracher, in collaboration with participating community staff from six Aboriginal communities/regions, will gather information through the use of open-ended questionaire, interview guides, and a program checklist. Interviews with Aboriginal seniors, their families, care-givers and community leaders, both individually and in focus groups, will be conducted....


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