129 record(s) found in the location "Jean Marie River" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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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...


Big river wood dynamics in the Canadian subarctic
Principal Investigator: Anderson, Natalie K
Licensed Year(s): 2014 2013 2012
Summary: The research team propose to examine the sources of wood within the Mackenzie River drainage, transport of wood toward the Arctic Ocean, and the potential implications of global warming for wood recruitment and transport. The primary objectives are to (i) evaluate fundamental controls on wood dynamics within the Mackenzie and (ii) develop an empirical predictive model to estimate future wood dynam...


Solar Irradiance Monitoring in Jean Marie River and Fort Providence
Principal Investigator: Trimble, Annika EV
Licensed Year(s): 2014 2013 2012 2011
Summary: The objective of this research project is to measure solar irradiance levels in Jean Marie River and Ft. Providence, in order to support pre-feasibility studies on the use of solar energy in those communities. During the summer the project engineer will travel to Jean Marie River and Fort Providence to start monitoring solar irradiance in the two communities. The monitoring units will likely be...


A Capable Person – Long Ago and Today: A narrative inquiry focusing on the stories of Northwest Territories Elders’ traditional Aboriginal pedagogies and comparing them to contemporary educational app
Principal Investigator: James, V. Angela
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: Through the Indigenous research methodology of story, the purpose of this qualitative research is to examine the traditional pedagogies of NWT Aboriginal Elders and NWT Aboriginal curricula that describe capable learners to see if they corroborate contemporary educational approaches proposed by educators and researchers as being most effective in creating capable learners and citizens who can navi...


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...


Food Security and Drinking Water Vulnerability Assessment Related to Permafrost Degradation in the Jean Marie River First Nation
Principal Investigator: Ireland, Margaret
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The main objective of this one year project is to provide the community with a practical tool for assessing Jean Marie River’s (JMR’s) vulnerability to food security in relation to country foods, as well as the vulnerability of sources of country foods and drinkable water used by the community members out on the land, in the context of climate change. This tool will consist of a mapping of permafr...


Enbridge Pipelines (NW) Inc. Traditional Knowledge Study - Continuation
Principal Investigator: Heck, Darren M
Licensed Year(s): 2013 2012
Summary: The objectives of this project are: a) Inventory of historical and ecological resources in the area; b) past, present and future uses of the area by community residents; c) identification of potential impacts of use of the land use areas supporting access and maintenance (i.e. camps, trails, buffer areas and work areas); and d) provide follow-up mechanism for on-going communication of issues i...


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...


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