77 record(s) found with the tag "socio-economics" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Planning for Community Health
Principal Investigator: Cliff, Amanda
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2006
Summary: The objective of this study is to evaluate community health in the ISR in the context of planning initiatives. Health and well-being can be linked to both environmental and socio-economic factors as well as physiological factors. Examining differences in services and facilities between communities and any correlated differences in health may provide useful information about improving health and we...


Assessing the Diamond Exploration and Staking Process in Canada's North
Principal Investigator: Hoogeveen, Dawn AB
Licenced Year(s): 2007
Summary: This study is intended to examine Canadian mineral law in terms of diamond exploration and staking. With exploration and staking cultivating increased revenue for a variety of actors, the research objective is to investigate how economic gains of exploration activity benefit and impact residents in the NWT. Archival research, including government documents and community press reports will be ...


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...


2005 Fish and Fish Habitat Surveys for the Nailii Hydro Project
Principal Investigator: Buckland, Laurie L
Licenced Year(s): 2005
Summary: The Wha Ti Charter Community proposes to develop a run-of-river hydro facility on the La Martre river. The isolated community would like to replace its current diesel generator with a more sustainable, energy efficient and less costly system. An environm...


ISR Marine Exploratory Fishery
Principal Investigator: Stabler, James Matt
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2005
Summary: This is a continuation of the ISR exploratory fishery initiated in 2003. The program is part of a larger experimental fishery investigation aimed at providing information required to assess the potential of initiating small-scale, community-based commerc...


Co-operative Membership and Globalization: Creating Social Cohesion through Market Relations
Principal Investigator: Fairbairn, Brett
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004
Summary: The purpose of this research is to explore the nature of co-operative enterprises in northern communities. This research will employ both individual interviews, administered in-person or over the telephone, and group interviews. It is expected that in some cases the discussion might go outside the expected scope of the interview. The respondents will be allowed and encouraged to tell the stories t...


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...


2004 Traditional Knowledge and Socio-Economic Studies in Jean Marie River
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004
Summary: The primary focus of the socio-economic study is to identify, collect and verify socio-economic baseline information (e.g., related to land and resource use, regional and political economy, demography, community infrastructure, education facilities, heal...


2004 Traditional Knowledge and Socio-Economic Studies in Trout Lake
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: This project is a continuation of socio-economic and traditional knowledge (TK) studies in the Trout Lake region which were initiated in 2002 as part of the baseline studies and assessment for the Mackenzie Gas Project. The primary focus of the socio-ec...


2004 Traditional Knowledge and Socio-Economic Studies in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004 2003 2002
Summary: This project is a continuation of socio-economic and traditional knowledge (TK) studies in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR), which were initiated in 2002 as part of the baseline studies and assessment for the Mackenzie Gas Project. The primary foc...


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