78 record(s) found with the tag "socio-economics" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Environmental Change and Shipping Development in the Beaufort Sea
Principal Investigator: Beveridge, Leah F
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: A trip will be made to Inuvik in the Northwest Territories to conduct meetings and semi-structured interviews with representatives in the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC), the Inuvialuit Development Corporation (IDC), the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation, and regional offices of the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) Departments of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE);...


Mining a Better Future – Policies to Address Labour Force Adaptation Concerns and the Impacts of Resource Development on Isolated Communities in Nunavut
Principal Investigator: Goelman, Nadav
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The goal of this project is to develop a roadmap of policy and programming to encourage labour force adaptation, and healthy community development in Nunavut with research objectives being to: 1) pinpoint areas of potential risk to regional communities from economic development; 2) delineate between programs and policy options that advance adaptation and those that mitigate the adverse side effect...


“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...


The Courageous Lake Project
Principal Investigator: Wen, Marc
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objective of the proposed studies to be conducted at Courageous Lake is to collect baseline data collection is planned to characterize the environmental (physical and biological) and social and economic setting in the proposed project area. Specifically, data collection is planned to characterize the following environmental components: air quality, noise, hydrology, bathymetry, hydrogeology, a...


Mining Compliance Process in Northern Canada
Principal Investigator: Lajoie, Martin
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objective is to examine compliance processes for mining regulation in the North and identify ways in which they can potentially be improved. The research team are six members of an Action Canada Task Force team, coming from various professions and backgrounds across Canada, interested in making a positive contribution to the policy theme: “Applying lessons from Canadian history in the developm...


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, ...


Assessing Process and Outcomes of Government Funded Projects in Northern Canada Aboriginal Communities
Principal Investigator: Chugh, Pawan K
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The objective of this research project is to determine the appropriate processes and procedures related to the government funding for development of Aboriginal communities in Northern Canada. There are increasing demands on the government agencies to be responsible to the public for the money spent in development of Aboriginal communities. In the public sector, the concept has extended over time ...


Ethical Value and Market Value in a Canadian Wild Food Network
Principal Investigator: Gordon, Dylan
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: This research has two goals: 1) to determine how harvesters of wild mushrooms operating in the Northwest Territories find, harvest, process and sell them; and, 2) to determine how this process impacts the social, environmental and economic interests of local communities and the land. The method is called ethnographic participant observation. This means to observe the actions of the study partic...


Devonian Metals Wrigley Property TEK Assessment
Principal Investigator: Bathe, Adam
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: Blyth & Bathe Inc purposes to conduct a Traditional Knowledge study that will serve as a starting point for the commencement of Devonian Metals’ environmental and socio-economic research, and will greatly improve the quality of data produced by the studies leading up to and during the permitting process. Blyth & Bathe Inc, in conjunction with the Pehdzeh Ki First Nation (PKFN liaison), will dev...


Pine Point Socioeconomics and Traditional Use/Knowledge Study
Principal Investigator: Robinson, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The objectives of this research are to build up baseline reports on the social/economic and land and resource use conditions in the research area. The objectives of the Traditional Knowledge (TK) research is to compile a baseline report on TK for future consideration in the Environmental Assessment Socioeconomic Research: Length of interviews - typically lasting approximately an hour, longer ...


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