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


Permafrost vulnerability assessment and landscape changes related to climate change in the Jean Marie River First Nation
Principal Investigator: Ireland, Margaret
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: The objectives of this project are to: 1. Gather Traditional, local, and scientific knowledge and information concerning environmental and cultural changes related to climate change and permafrost degradation. 2. Conduct a focus group mapping session, a geological survey, and an air photo survey of Jean Marie River (JMR) and the surrounding area to locate vulnerable areas of land to climate c...


Addressing Stakeholder Interests through Public Consultation: A Focus on Natural Resource Exploration in the Canadian Arctic
Principal Investigator: Mitrovic, Inya
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: The objective of this research project is to determine how effective the public consultation processes utilized by Mackenzie Gas Project’s proponents (Imperial Oil Resources Ventures Limited, the Mackenzie Valley Aboriginal Pipeline Limited Partnership, ConocoPhillips Canada [North] Limited, Shell Canada Limited and ExxonMobil Canada Properties) were in addressing and meeting stakeholder interests...


Anticoagulation in Canada’s North: A cost-effectiveness analysis of Point-of-Care INR Testing at Remote Sites in the Northwest Territories and Western Nunavut.
Principal Investigator: Young, Barbara M
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: To determine the potential cost savings and health-related quality of life benefits of implementing point-of-care (POC) international normalized ratio (INR) testing in remote communities in the NWT and Kitikmeot region. Canada’s Non-Insured Health Benefits Program drug prescription database will be used to determine the number of individuals receiving warfarin in each of the remote regions in t...


RHD Alleles in Prenatal Patients from Northern Canada
Principal Investigator: Hannon, Judith L
Licensed Year(s): 2014 2013 2012 2011 2006
Summary: To confirm that the RhD phenotype is appropriately assigned in a population of prenatal patients that has not been studied for the presence of variant RHD gene alleles that would require them to be assigned an Rh-negative status and treated with Rh immune globulin Samples will be selected for analysis among prenatal samples from the Northwest Territories and Nunavut submitted to the Prenatal La...


Achieving high performance in health care priority setting
Principal Investigator: Mitton, Craig
Licensed Year(s): 2012 2011
Summary: The intent of this project is to develop an evaluative framework that identifies how health care organizations can be transformed to achieve excellence in priority setting and resource management. The ultimate aim is to form a benchmark of behaviors, processes and structures that can aid in directing organizations towards high performance. Phase One: On-line survey of senior administrators in ...


Learning the Language of the Land: The representation of land in web-based Indigenous language education
Principal Investigator: Parker, Aliana
Licensed Year(s): 2011
Summary: The research objective is to understand the connection between Indigenous languages and the land, and to explore how that connection is represented in websites used for Indigenous language education. The central research question is: What is the significance of Indigenous perspectives of land for Indigenous language revitalization efforts? The connection between language and land will be the main ...


Mapping the Social Economy in Northern Canada - Northwest Territories Project
Principal Investigator: Southcott, Chris
Licensed Year(s): 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: • to continue developing a comprehensive listing of social economy organizations in Northern Canada; • to undertake a survey of these organizations to determine the characteristics of these organizations including locations, activities, size, employment, membership and structure; and • to update the database of social economy organizations in the N...


Evaluation of Early Childhood Development Training
Principal Investigator: Little, Lois M.
Licensed Year(s): 2011
Summary: GNWT Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) has commissioned this evaluation to: 1) determine if the current early childhood education delivery model and the Aurora College Early Childhood Development (ECD) Training programs are meeting the needs of students, parents, children, and communities in the NWT; and 2) learn about other models of training within the NWT and in other Canadian jurisd...


Teacher Performance Appraisals: A Tool for Teacher Growth and Improvement
Principal Investigator: O'Keefe, Jeffrey
Licensed Year(s): 2011
Summary: The objective of this qualitative study is to explore how current methods of teacher performance appraisals contribute to teacher growth and improvement over time in the Northwest Territories. This study explores how current methods of teacher performance appraisals result in teacher growth and improvement over time. Teacher perceptions about the value, benefit, and purpose of teacher performanc...


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