5 record(s) found with the tag "socio-economics" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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THS-SOW Women's Barrier to Economic Development
Principal Investigator: Vittrekwa, Elizabeth H.L.C
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to complete a review of the local/regional economic factors for single mothers including documenting employment/economic choices; to complete a summary report of what employment, barriers and services are currently available for the target group of this program and what can be done with local programs/services to help single mothers such as counselling, ...

Mapping the Social Economy in Northern Canada – Northwest Territories Project
Principal Investigator: Southcott, Chris
Licenced Year(s): 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Summary: The research objectives are to continue developing a comprehensive listing of social economy organizations in Northern Canada; to undertake a survey of these organizations to determine the characteristics of these organizations including locations, activities, size, employment, membership and structure; to determine the research needs of these organizations through a needs survey that will accompa...

The Impact of Participation in the Wage Economy on Traditional Harvesting, Dietary Patterns and Social Networks in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region
Principal Investigator: Todd, Zoe SC
Licenced Year(s): 2009 2008
Summary: The project purpose is to gain a better understanding of how participation in the wage economy impacts the amount, value, and structure of time spent on the land; dietary patterns and the consumption of country foods; and social networks utilized for the sharing and distribution of country foods. The project findings will be utilized by the communities in the development and implementation of comm...

Mobility, Identity and the New Economy: A Multi-site ethnography
Principal Investigator: Bell, Lindsay A
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2009 2008
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application No. 1006. Rapid economic change is influencing how we think of who we are and our ways of belonging to communities and regions. This research project aims to understand these changes through the eyes of two francophone Canada groups: 1) those involved in economic planning and development; and 2) those who are directly involved...

Learning What's Labour - The changing nature of work, leisure and the good life in the central Canadian Arctic
Principal Investigator: Stern, Pamela
Licenced Year(s): 2000 1999
Summary: The primary goal of the project is to examine the process of making a living in the the contemporary North and how it is changing. Data collection will be confined to ethnographic fieldwork in Holman and to archival research. The fieldwork will consist of several short interviews with adult residents of the village of Holman (30 - 50 persons). All participants will be given a general consent form ...