16 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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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...


Effectiveness of Community Consultation Information: A Case Study of the Giant Mine Remediation Plan
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cindy G.
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: The overall research question is “Did the information provided to stakeholders (and other interested and affected parties) about the Giant Mine Remediation Plan allow them to equally and fairly participate in the consultation process?” Specific objectives of this research are: 1. To review available documents on the Giant Mine Remediation Plan, and assess these in terms of accessibility, content...


Socio-economic Study for the Fortune Minerals NICO Project
Principal Investigator: Mitchell, Ross E.
Licensed Year(s): 2010 2009 2008
Summary: The objective of the socio-economic study is to collect baseline data to enhance Fortune's understanding of conditions in communities potentially affected by the NICO project. The information will be used to prepare documents required by regulators to make decisions about the project. The socio-economic study may include, in addition to reviews of secondary data sources, key informant intervie...


Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Land Use Studies for the Fortune Minerals NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth Project (2009)
Principal Investigator: Schryer, Rick P.
Licensed Year(s): 2009 2008
Summary: This license has been issued for the scientific research application #721. The objective of the research is to conduct TK and TLU studies in Behchoko, Whati, Gameti, Wekweeti, and Yellowknife with representatives of the Dogrib and Métis. The studies will be part of obtaining permits to operate a mine at the NICO Project location. Study participants will be interviewed either individually or...


Transferring Mine Knowledge: a Look at Complex-Value-Based Strategies in the Wek'eezhii Region of the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Chouinard, Rebecca R
Licensed Year(s): 2008
Summary: This license has been issued for the scientific research application #875. This research aims to define a recognized model for transferring technical knowledge related to mining operations to communities and resource managers in an un-biased manner that speaks to the needs and values of the community. If successful, this knowledge-transfer model will aid in negotiations, regulatory reviews, and...


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...


Gacho Kué Project - De Beers
Principal Investigator: Maita, Maria MM
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: The objective of this research program is to collect socio-economic information in relation to the potential impacts of the proposed Gahcho Kué Project. The information will be used to inform the eventual environmental and cumulative assessments of potential project impacts and of potential mitigation measures. Where applicable, the socio-economic information will be used to better understand ho...


Assessing the Effectiveness of Impact and Benefit Agreements in the Canadian North
Principal Investigator: Lapierre, Dianne
Licensed Year(s): 2007 2006
Summary: The objective of this research is to determine the perceived effectiveness of Impact and Benefit Agreements among the membership of the North Slave Metis Alliance. Impact and Benefit Agreements (IBAs) have increasingly been negotiated between mining firms and Aboriginal communities in the NWT. Despite their increasing use and significance, the phenomenon of IBAs remains largely unrecognized a...


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...


Nahanni National Park Reserve Expansion: Finding an Equitable Solution
Principal Investigator: Carey, Paul E
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: The objective of this research is to analyze the merits of a hypothetical amendment to Canada's National Parks Act which would permit metal mining within National Park boundaries. The primary purpose of this research is to determine whether the theoretical amendment provides an equitable solution to the proposed Nahanni National Park Reserve expansion. The researcher will fly from Kingston, Ont...


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