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"We had a good mind to do it": Oral Histories of Aboriginal Forest Firefighters, Ft. Smith (NT)
Principal Investigator: Ruttan, Lia
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The objective is to carry out research that records, preserves and shares the knowledge, values, experience and techniques used by former Aboriginal firefighters who worked on fire crews based out of Ft. Smith NT. They have years of accumulated experience fighting fire in the NWT, Wood Buffalo National Park and northern Alberta. The research team aim to carry out research by using Indigenous and c...


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: The objective of this project is 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 al...


Government of Northwest Territories - Inuvik Wind Design Basis and Performance Specification: Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Land Use Workshop
Principal Investigator: Higginson, Deanna
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: The purpose of conducting the one-day traditional knowledge and land use workshop is to learn more about traditional land use in the project area, and to better understand through the traditional knowledge of Indigenous people in the Inuvik area about the potential effects that the project may have on the land and resources (including plants, wildlife, birds, etc.). More specifically, the obje...


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 ...


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