110 record(s) found in the location "Hay River Reserve" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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A critical review of the Northwest Territories Protected Areas Strategy Program.
Principal Investigator: Holder, Joel M
Licensed Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objectives of this research inquiry will be to examine what success the Protected Areas Strategy (PAS) program has had in achieving its two main goals, identify any problem areas in implementation and recommend program modifications to improve the effectiveness of establishing new protected areas. The hope is that this research provides important feedback to land use planners responsible for e...

Determining critical design elements that bridge virtual and physical learning about the Mackenzie River.
Principal Investigator: Swallow, Michelle N
Licensed Year(s): 2014
Summary: The objectives of this research are: (1) to gain input from practicing NWT elementary school teachers about the design features for an online learning environment and resource focused on the Mackenzie River and system; (2) to develop a prototype of a WWW site for use by teachers and students in learning about the Mackenzie River; and (3) to field test the prototype WWW site with representative edu...

Northern Canada Social Enterprise and Social Economy Survey 2014
Principal Investigator: Southcott, Chris
Licensed Year(s): 2014
Summary: The overall objectives of the survey will be to generate, measure and compare the impact of social enterprise activity. Through the survey the research team hopes to gather detailed information on existing social enterprise and social economy organizations to support the work of the Social Enterprise and Sector Survey (SESS) network and to update the existing northern database of organizations. Th...

NWT Aquatics Program: Long-term impacts
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licensed Year(s): 2014
Summary: This proposed study will explore and compare the lasting impacts that the Northwest Territories (NWT) Aquatics Program has had on previous NWT pool supervisors and pool assistants. The project will address the following research question: What are the lasting impacts the NWT Aquatics Program has had on previous Program employees? The Principal Investigator (PI) believes an exploratory case...

Factors that Support the Integration and Retention of Internationally Educated Nurses in the Canadian Healthcare Systems
Principal Investigator: St. Pierre, Isabelle
Licensed Year(s): 2014
Summary: The goal of this project is to identify factors that support the successful integration, retention and career advancement of internationally educated nurses (IENs) into the Canadian healthcare system. This can guide potential IENs by helping them understand how to prepare for employment as a nurse in Canada. The research will also better assist educators and employers to develop the most app...

Community technology development and use in K'atl'odeeche First Nation
Principal Investigator: O'Donnell, Susan
Licensed Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: This collaborative research project aims to study and document the development of the K’atl’odeeche First Nation (KFN) Community Network. It will introduce the history of technology development and use in KFN, including broader social, political, cultural, and economic contexts. The project focuses on KFN's community technology development initiatives, and specifically the KFN Community Network. I...

Community Development Learning Needs: Assessment of the Public Health Workforce in Canada's North
Principal Investigator: Bell, Marnie
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: Project Goal: Health and social service providers in the North will have access to a learning resource that will help them to support communities to find their own ways to promote wellness and healthy living. Objectives: To identify community development needs, preferences for ongoing learning and expectations for support from employers; to assess levels of competency and perform a gap analysi...

Cultural Safety of Physical Activity Programming for Aboriginal Elders
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: This project seeks to understand the impact of the Elders in Motion (EIM) program, which is a physical activity program developed by the Northwest Territories Recreation and Parks Association (NWTRPA), on past and current participants. It also seeks to understand the challenges that program facilitators and communities have faced in regards to implementing the program and how they have dealt with ...

Evaluation of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) system used in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Kuhn, Karen
Licensed Year(s): 2013 2012 2011
Summary: The overall aim of this research project is to conduct an evaluation of the HealthNet Electronic Health Record (EHR) implementation in the NWT to assess the impact on patient care and resource utilization as well as gather lessons learned that may be used to inform other clinical systems implementations. Since the research protocol and ethics applications were approved, the Department of Health...

Building Economic and Social Prosperity: Connecting a Northern University Vision Through Dechinta Bush University
Principal Investigator: Coulthard, Glen
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1) document, evaluate and support the development of Dechinta Bush University Centre for Research and Learning; Including: A. governance practices, institutional structures and partnerships, B. teaching quality, C. the integration of land-based learning with university programming, D. students' personal and academic development and success, ...