154 record(s) found in the location "Fort Providence" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Where on Earth is fire-derived carbon stored?
Principal Investigator: Abiven, Samuel
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The objective is to measure the age and stock of organic carbon derived from wildfires (fire-derived carbon) in the Mackenzie River region, and examine long- and short-term processes controlling the size and distribution of fire-derived carbon stocks in soils. The research team will measure fire-derived carbon stocks in soils and determine its age (radiocarbon dating) at four different location...


Interviewing Community Health Workers/Representatives and Key Stakeholders in Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Cueva, Katie
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This project aims to learn about the scope of work, strengths, and areas for improvement of the Community Health Worker (CHW) and Community Health Representative (CHR) programs in the Northwest Territories, Canada. All CHWs and CHRs employed in March-April, 2019 will be invited to participate in interviews, as well as all CHR and CHW managers. Where possible, interviews will be conducted in pe...


The Middle Years Development Instrument
Principal Investigator: Schonert-Reichl, Kimberly
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The Middle Years Development Instrument (MDI) is a self-report questionnaire that gives students a voice by answering questions about their feelings and experiences both inside and outside of school. The MDI uses a holistic, strengths-based approach to measure five dimensions of child development strongly linked to social and emotional well-being, health, academic achievement and overall success t...


Métis moose hair tufting: revival of a tradition
Principal Investigator: Wenzel, Abra
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: First, to provide detail and understanding to moose hair tufted objects housed at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. Second, demonstrate how women’s embroidery critically underpins their role in communities throughout history. Third, to provide a forum where women can learn from each other and practice tufting. Finally, and ultimately, the development and dissemination of moose hair tuf...


Measuring the Developmental Health of Children in NWT
Principal Investigator: Janus, Magdalena
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: Annually collected Early Development Instrument (EDI) data provides information to guide decision-making, monitor trends and measure the impacts of changes to programs and services provided for children in the early years. The five domains of early childhood development measured by the EDI are predictive of school outcomes, including academic achievement, and so the data is also used by schools an...


Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations
Principal Investigator: Jaffe, Peter
Licensed Year(s): 2019 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...


Creating a Representative Health and Social Services System in the NWT
Principal Investigator: Speers, Kimberly
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) was established August 1, 2016 and was an amalgamation of six previously separate regional Health and Social Services (HSS) authorities. The NTHSSA is responsible for the design and delivery of territorial HSS planning across the Northwest Territories. It is responsible for delivering HSS in all communities across the NWT with...


Deh Cho Region Wetland Mapping Project
Principal Investigator: Merchant, Michael A
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The main objective of this project is to develop wetland inventory for south western NWT that will be used to provide a baseline for many kinds of planning (including updates to the land use planning processes) and research in support of biodiversity conservation and sustainable management of habitat. Specific objectives are to: 1) develop and use computer-based methods to produce wetland maps wi...


Short and long term effects of forest fires on the stability of carbon pools in the arctic permafrost and subarctic forests (ARCTICFIRE)
Principal Investigator: Koster, Kajar
Licensed Year(s): 2018 2015
Summary: The aim of this project is to study the short term and long term effects of different fire intensities on the decomposition of soil organic matter (SOM) in northern boreal forests under changing fire regimes. The objectives are to: 1) explore the short and long term effects of forest fires with different intensity on above- and belowground biomasses; 2) explore changes in albedo, snow depths an...


Local Food Procurement in Fort Providence, Northwest Territories: Examining Community Resilience and Adaptive Capacity to Environmental Change
Principal Investigator: Ross, Paulina P
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The purpose of this research is to support food security, promote community resilience and encourage adaptive capacity for northern communities. Research outcomes could have potential implications for the community of Fort Providence, as findings will help direct both top-down and bottom-up approaches to local food procurement. Suggested policy recommendations based on community perspectives will ...


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