10 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Post-Extractive Futures in Northern Indigenous Communities
Principal Investigator: Hall, Rebecca J
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: Objectives for this project are to: 1) reveal community development goals and strategies in communities navigating the closure of an extractive project through talking circles and interviews; and, 2) facilitate vision and knowledge sharing between and within extraction-affected communities through talking circles, and community presentations. The primary mode of data collection will be activi...

Diamonds are Forever: an anti-colonial, feminist approach to diamond mining in Yellowknife, NWT
Principal Investigator: Hall, Rebecca J
Licensed Year(s): 2014
Summary: The objective of this research is to analyze the way women's labor in Yellowknife (both paid and unpaid labor, including care for children and family members) has changed as a result of diamond mining. Related, it will explore the way relations within families may or may not have shifted, and the ways the nature of violence against women in Yellowknife may or may not have shifted as a result of th...

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...

Mining a Better Future – Policies to Address Labour Force Adaptation Concerns and the Impacts of Resource Development on Isolated Communities in Nunavut
Principal Investigator: Goelman, Nadav
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The goal of this project is to develop a roadmap of policy and programming to encourage labour force adaptation, and healthy community development in Nunavut with research objectives being to: 1) pinpoint areas of potential risk to regional communities from economic development; 2) delineate between programs and policy options that advance adaptation and those that mitigate the adverse side effect...

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...

The evolving relationship between the social economy and the state in Yellowknife, N.W.T.
Principal Investigator: Sabin, Jerald
Licensed Year(s): 2009
Summary: The goal of this work is to produce two journal articles: (1) an analytical survey of Yellowknife’s developing social economy from 1934 to 1955, with particular emphasis on its relationship to local and regional government; (2) an examination of the evolving relationship between social economy actors and federal/territorial state institutions and their employees in Yellowknife from 1955 to the pre...

A Resilience Analysis of Institutional Involvement in Mitigation of the Social Impacts of the Mackenzie Gas Project
Principal Investigator: Lyon, Christopher
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: The purpose of this research is to advance the understanding of how institutions manage the social impacts of development. This research examines the role of institutions in addressing the social impacts of the Mackenzie Gas Project. This research occurs within the boundaries communities of Inuvik and Yellowknife. The method involves voluntary, semi-structured and pre-arranged interviews, estim...

A Diamond in the Rough: The Constraints and Opportunities for Diamond Tourism in Yellowknife, NWT
Principal Investigator: Noakes, Jamie L
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: The objectives of this study are to: examine conditions of the resource development leading to diamond tourism and existing conditions in the development of diamond tourism; identify the opportunities and constraints of diamond tourism in Yellowknife; describe the outcomes in the social economy that result from the development of diamond tourism. The researcher will initially be contacting betw...

Community Action and Adult Education
Principal Investigator: Srivastava, Sarita
Licensed Year(s): 1990
Summary: The Researcher will interview individuals and groups within community groups in order to learn about their history and accomplishments as well as the obstacles they have faced....

Licence #2611
Principal Investigator: Paraschak, Vicky
Licensed Year(s): 1980
Summary: To conduct a study to see how recreation programs are delivered to the community level. to achieve tis, municipal files will be examined, general interviews will be conducted and recreational activities will be observed in the communities....