43 record(s) found with the tag "social impact" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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“Northern Frontier, Northern Homeland”: An Examination of the Impacts of the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry on Hydrocarbon Development in the Northwest Territories 1977-2013
Principal Investigator: Beaulieu, Michel S
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The primary purpose of this research project is to determine how key recommendations from the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry (commonly referred to as the Berger Inquiry or, for the purpose of this research, the Inquiry) have affected oil and gas development in the Northwest Territories (NWT) over the past thirty-six years. Through analysis of the Inquiry and the recommendations that resulted fr...


DEW Line Passage: Tracing the Legacies of Arctic Militarization
Principal Investigator: Fritz, Stacey A.
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: This licence was issued for the application no. 832. The objective of this study is to investigate what people think about the DEW Line radar stations, and write a dissertation that describes how the DEW Line impacted the Arctic socially and environmentally. The researchers will be traveling across the Arctic coast by canoe equipped with sail rigs. They are driving to Fort McPherson from Al...


People, Land, and Pipelines: Perspectives of Resource Decision-Making Processes in the Sahtu Region, Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: McLafferty, Carly A
Licenced Year(s): 2010 2007 2006
Summary: The aim of this PhD research project is to examine resource decision-making processes associated with proposals for the Mackenzie Gas Project. A main objective of this research is to explore the effectiveness of consultation and environmental assessment processes in addressing the values and needs of Sahtu communities; thus, the focus of this study is on local community conceptions of environment...


Close Encounters: Continued Investigations into 19th-20th Century Copper Inuit and European Intersocietal Interaction
Principal Investigator: Johnson, Donald S.
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Summary: The aim of this research project is to examine the processes of long-term Copper Inuit-European inter-societal interaction during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. More specifically, the project will examine the effects and attempt to answer questions about inter-societal interaction and its effects on material trade networks, intra-group social relations, material culture and seasonality an...


Community-Based Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Workshops
Principal Investigator: Ritchie, Douglas G.
Licenced Year(s): 2006 2005
Summary: This project consists of conducting a series of workshops with community governments and residents on the topic of climate change, current and future impacts of climate change on municipal services, as well as possible measures that can be implemented to help communities adapt to climate change. The goal of the workshop is to document concerns, identify areas for further research, and determine po...


Cross cultural differences in evaluating and interpreting the Inuvialuit Final Agreement
Principal Investigator: Patrick, Mark
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: The Inuvialuit Final Agreement was signed over twenty years ago and affects much of what occurs in the Northwest Territories today. It was created to help the Inuvialuit in overcoming the adversity they faced in the past and to give them greater control over their own land. The Inuvialuit Final Agreement has changed many things in the Northwest Territories, including how non-natives and natives su...


Gwich'in Views on the Mackenzie Gas Project, Gwich'in Settlement Area, NWT, Canada
Principal Investigator: Salokangas, Raila M
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: The objectives of this study are 1) to gather and analyze views and opinions of the Mackenzie Gas Project (MGP) and its possible impacts on the culture, socio-economics and environment from Gwich’in beneficiaries living in Aklavik, Inuvik, Fort McPherson and Tsiigehtchic, and 2) to distribute this information back to communities. The field work will be conducted by Raila Salokangas (the resear...


2005 Traditional Knowledge Studies in Kakisa
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: This project is the initiation of traditional knowledge (TK) studies in the Kakisa area, discussions for which were initiated in 2003 as part of the baseline studies and assessment for the Mackenzie Gas Project. The study will involve gathering and reviewing documented and new knowledge related to climate, soil, water, vegetation, wildlife, birds, fish, historical/cultural/spiritual sites, human ...


2005 Traditional Knowledge Studies in Jean Marie River
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004
Summary: This project is the initiation of traditional knowledge (TK) studies in the Jean Marie River area, discussions for which were initiated in 2002 as part of the baseline studies and assessment for the Mackenzie Gas Project. The study will involve gathering and reviewing documented and new knowledge related to climate, soil, water, vegetation, wildlife, birds, fish, historical/cultural/spiritual sit...


2005 Traditional Knowledge Studies in the Gwich'in Settlement Area
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004 2003 2002
Summary: This project is a continuation of traditional knowledge (TK) studies in the Gwich'in Settlement Area (GSA), which were initiated in 2002 as part of the baseline studies and assessment for the Mackenzie Gas Project. The Gwich'in Social and Cultural Institute (GSCI) will conduct the study in the GSA as a subcontractor to the Mackenzie Project Environment Group. The study will proceed under the gui...


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