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Examining alcohol warning labels as a tool to increase public awareness of alcohol-related health risks and reduce alcohol intake at the population level.
Principal Investigator: Hobin, Erin P
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: To test, in the real-world, if labelling alcohol containers with a health message, national drinking guidelines, and standard drink information supports more informed and safer alcohol use. Alcohol Warning Label Intervention – Consistent with evidence for effective warning labels, a full colour alcohol warning label communicating: 1) a health message linking alcohol and cancer, 2) Canada’s nat...


Human-Beluga Relations and Subsistence Hunting in Aklavik, NT
Principal Investigator: Worden, Elizabeth G
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The aim of the proposed research is to improve understanding of human-beluga whale relations over time and the implications of change for subsistence livelihoods in Aklavik. The aim will be achieved through three objectives: 1) to document and describe the role and importance of subsistence hunting in the community of Aklavik, with a specific focus on human-beluga relations; 2) to examine local ...


Knowledge Co-Production for the Identification and Selection of Ecological, Social, and Economic Indicators for the Beaufort Sea
Principal Investigator: Loseto, Lisa
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017 2016
Summary: The overarching objective of this project is to bring together indicators from multiple sources, along with multi-stakeholder perspectives, to provide a comprehensive evaluation of indicators to meet the goals of managing agencies. In order to accomplish this the research team aim to: 1) identify the stakeholder objectives to be used for monitoring marine resources; 2) create comprehensive data on...


Contesting infrastructure: political claims along pipelines
Principal Investigator: Neville, Kate J
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: In this project, the research team aim to better understand current controversies over pipelines in North America by examining the historical context of pipeline regulations, financing, and public debate. The team plan to focus on the 1970s debates over pipelines in the Canadian north, as a pivotal time for oil and gas infrastructure in Canada, and with the Berger Inquiry presenting a major challe...


Assessing regulators' information needs to make decisions regarding cumulative effects under the MVRMA
Principal Investigator: Noble, Bram F
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017 2016
Summary: This project will determine what information Regulators require about cumulative effects or conditions in order to make informed decisions regarding development impacts to water quality in the NWT, and whether and how that information is, or can be, provided through NWT Cumulative Impacts Monitoring Program (CIMP) or other agencies responsible for monitoring. The objectives are as follows: 1)...


A Longitudinal Approach to Community Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017 2016
Summary: This research aims to examine the processes and dynamism of climate change vulnerability in the Arctic through a longitudinal study in Ulukhaktok, NWT using fieldwork data from both 2005 and 2016. Specific objectives of this research are: 1) to document current exposure-sensitivities affecting Inuit subsistence hunting and adaptive strategies employed to manage them; 2) to compare current exposure...


Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations
Principal Investigator: Jaffe, Peter
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The purpose of the Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations (CDHPIVP) is to enhance and inform domestic violence risk assessment, risk management and safety planning strategies in order to decrease the risk of lethality for particular vulnerable populations (i.e., Indigenous people; rural, northern and remote communities; immigrants and refugees; and children ex...


National Collaborative Centre of Indigenous Education
Principal Investigator: Newhouse, David
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: The centrepiece of the National Collaborative Centre of Indigenous Education (NCCIE) is a website that educators, practitioners, policy makers, and others will be able to access to learn about examples of best practices in Indigenous education found across the country. The website’s primary goal is to serve as an on-line library and resource centre whereby educators/practitioners can connect in a ...


Boom/Bust in Canada: tempering Canadian experiences of resource-dependency
Principal Investigator: Deacon, Leith
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: The broad research question that the project proposes to address is: What are the social, environmental, economic, and policy implications of ongoing extraction dependency on resource-based communities (RBCs) and how can the long-term resiliency of these communities be improved? Beginning in St. John’s, NL, Yellowknife, NT and the Yellowknives Dene First Nations (YKDFN) as ‘regional hubs’ within E...


Land-based Learning in Teetl’it Zheh: A University-Community Bush Camp Partnership
Principal Investigator: Gaudry, Adam
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The objectives of this research project is to establish a community bush camp school as a site to renew Gwich’in land-based activities. This bush camp school will provide a critical land-based education for Gwich’in youth, guided by elders, where learning activities will be overseen by traditional Gwich’in governance. The project will incorporate a decolonial research methodology that will c...


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