13 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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“Northern Frontier, Northern Homeland”: An Examination of the Impacts of the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry on Hydrocarbon Development in the Northwest Territories 1977-2013
Principal Investigator: Beaulieu, Michel S
Licensed Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The primary purpose of this research project is to determine how key recommendations from the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry (commonly referred to as the Berger Inquiry or, for the purpose of this research, the Inquiry) have affected oil and gas development in the Northwest Territories (NWT) over the past thirty-six years. Through analysis of the Inquiry and the recommendations that resulted fr...


Abandoned Mines in Northern Canada: Historical Consequences and Mitigation of Current Impacts
Principal Investigator: Sandlos, John K
Licensed Year(s): 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Summary: The research team will work closely with members of four NWT communities to identify the historical and continued impacts of abandoned mines adjacent to their communities. The research team will ask how mineral development impacted the social life, economic prospects and local environments of Northern communities throughout the twentieth century, considering carefully the connections between socia...


Alternatives North: A history
Principal Investigator: Sabin, Jerald
Licensed Year(s): 2011
Summary: The goal of this work is to produce a chapter in an edited book about social economy organizations in Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut. The book is supported by the Social Economy Research Network of Northern Canada, located at Yukon College in Whitehorse, Yukon. The chapter will provide a history of Alternatives North, an overview of its activities and activism, and an analysis o...


Environment, Commerce, and Science in Western Arctic History
Principal Investigator: Stuhl, Andrew T
Licensed Year(s): 2011 2010
Summary: There are several goals for this research project. The first is to reach a greater understanding of the broad patterns of scientific research, natural resource development, and environmental change in the Beaufort-Delta from 1889 until today. The second goal for this research is to follow a public-scholarship approach throughout the research process, from developing and refining the research que...


Mining and Northern Development: Towards a Historical Political Ecology
Principal Investigator: Keeling, Arn M
Licensed Year(s): 2008
Summary: This licence was issued for the application no. 811. This project aims to understand the social and environmental effects of historical mining in the Northwest Territories through historical research and visits to communities and mine sites. The researchers also hope to learn how community members can contribute their knowledge and experiences to understanding this history. In 2008, one rese...


Local attitudes of the Anglican Church towards its Aboriginal membership in the Yukon / Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Gaver, Cheryl A
Licensed Year(s): 2007 2006
Summary: The objective of this project is to assess (1) whether attitudes evident during the period of the residential schools have changed at a congregational level, and (2) whether cultural differences that also played a role in what happened in the schools are better understood and accommodated. Some of the questions to be considered: (1) What impact have the residential schools had on the relationsh...


Destitution, Disease and Death in the N.W.T. during 1900-1960: An Historical Social Study
Principal Investigator: Konarek, Joseph
Licensed Year(s): 1993
Summary: The researcher will be collecting data from the Yellowknife Territorial Archives in order to document the living conditions that were present in the N.W.T. prior to the increased presence of the Federal Government. All data collecting will be confined to library research....


Canadian Inuit Resettlement Projects
Principal Investigator: Marcus, Alan R.
Licensed Year(s): 1991
Summary: The Researcher will investige tow case studies: the 1953-55 relocation from Inukjuak, Quebec to Resolute Bay and Grise Fiord and the 1957-58 resettlement from Ennadai Lake to North Henik Lake and Eskimo Point. Using several methods, the research will integrate an understanding to the political processes involved at the time with the long-term social and economic effects of the resettlements on Inu...


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....


Community -- viability in the Keewatin District and a Historial geography study of Destitution in the N.W.T.
Principal Investigator: Konarek, Joseph
Licensed Year(s): 1987
Summary: To continue the work began in 1985 and complete the data gathering and observations on the physical structures and services of the settlement and to inquire into the social and political structures. Also to complete and archival review for 1920-1940 on an historical geography study of N.W.T. destitution....


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