7 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Yellowknives Dene First Nation Housing Strategy
Principal Investigator: McCartney, Shelagh
Licensed Year(s): 2022 2021 2020
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5202. Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN) has identified the availability of adequate, affordable, and appropriate housing for their membership as a critical priority. The research team are looking towards the creation and implementation of a community-based solution. The unique climatic, geographic, and cultural factors...

Evaluation of Supportive Housing and Harm Reduction Program under COVID-19 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Christensen, Julia B
Licensed Year(s): 2021
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4839. The purpose of this project is to document, assess and evaluate changes to participants' intake of alcohol and cannabis over the duration of the COVID-19 Isolation Shelter Harm Reduction program. In particular, the research team are interested in how a transitional housing program offered in conjunction with a Managed...

Repairing the Holes in the Net: Responding to the Mental Health Needs of Northern Homeless Women
Principal Investigator: Poole, Nancy
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: The aim of this research is to involve decision makers in the mental health, housing and social sectors in improving the systemic response to northern women with mental health concerns who have unstable housing/are homeless, informed by research with women and service providers. The objectives are: 1) to gather the perspectives of northern women regarding the trajectory of their unstable housing/h...

Housing and Being Homeless in Yellowknife
Principal Investigator: Abele, Frances
Licensed Year(s): 2011 2010 2009
Summary: The project will document the factors contributing to homelessness in Yellowknife, with attention to the interaction between housing in Yellowknife and the other communities of the NWT and the particular problems faced by Dene, Metis and Inuit women. As this project is intended to be a companion study to a concurrent study of the impact of colonialism and the intergenerational transmission of har...

Homeless in a homeland: housing insecurity and resource development in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Christensen, Julia B
Licensed Year(s): 2009 2007
Summary: This licence is issued for the scientific research application No.691. This research aims to understand the meaning of housing insecurity and how it relates to homelessness. This will allow for an improved understanding of northern homelessness, how it is affected by economic growth, and how strategies to improve housing security may help to reduce homelessness. Fieldwork in Paulatuk will i...

Architecture and Construction Technique in Northern Climate
Principal Investigator: Nadji, Kayhan
Licensed Year(s): 1992 1991
Summary: This research will investigate the relationship between the architectural and technical aspects of buildings and severe northern climate....

Licence #2297
Principal Investigator: Ashlee, Jette
Licensed Year(s): 1978
Summary: To conduct a comprehensive Study of education, housing, health, social and economic policies implemented by Canada and Denmark....