11 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Non-renewable resource development, homelessness and the potential for community-based housing governance and policy in the Northwest Territories, Canada
Principal Investigator: Freeman, Lisa
Licensed Year(s): 2017
Summary: The relationship between resource development, affordable housing and government interventions in northern communities is a long and complicated one. Housing insecurity has been a concern in the Northwest Territories (NWT) since the establishment of settlements and the introduction of state-run housing programs in the mid-20th century. Chronic housing need is worsening in many settlement communiti...


Non-governmental influence on Arctic policy through parliamentary committees in Canada and Russia
Principal Investigator: Marlin, Marguerite
Licensed Year(s): 2016
Summary: This research examines two parliamentary states with large Arctic expanses and more Southern political centers – Canada and Russia – in order to determine the extent to which representation of Arctic interests is accomplished through different parliamentary systems and through parliamentary committees in particular. The main research question is: What are the key historical, institutional, and...


Report on the State of Domestic Energy Provision in the Arctic
Principal Investigator: Mallett, Alexandra
Licensed Year(s): 2014
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1) provide a comprehensive, interdisciplinary ‘snapshot’ of domestic energy provision in the Arctic, 2) provide a foundation to help guide future research efforts regarding sustainable energy in Canada’s Arctic; and, 3) inform policy debates. The proposed report seeks to inform practitioners, key policy makers, academics, and Non-Governmental O...


Seeking Common Ground: An Ethnographic Narrative of Professional Practices, and the Marginalization of Community Ways of Knowing
Principal Investigator: Martin, Jim L
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The focus of this inquiry is to study the epistemological problems of understanding emerging from unexamined assumptions and values that frame the belief systems of government professional practices, and indigenous ways of knowing in the Tlicho communities of the NWT. The inquiry asks the question, “How can differences in ways of knowing between northern Canadian communities, and government be...


Rural and Northern Community Response to Intimate Partner Violence
Principal Investigator: Hampton, Mary
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Summary: This study will: 1. Integrate several sources of data to create an action plan that maps the socio-spatial problem of intimate partner violence; 2. Create narratives describing community response in rural and northern areas of the Prairie Provinces and the NWT; and 3. Generate a grounded theory as a practical tool to create and sustain non-violent communities in these regions of Canada. The ...


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...


Designing Appropriate Dispute Resolution Processes for use in Civil Matters in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Posynick, James
Licensed Year(s): 2005
Summary: The objectives of this study are to increase access to justice by increasing the availability of Appropriate Dispute Resolution (ADR) processes to NWT residents and to assist communities in using existing ADR or developing socially/culturally and legally...


2001 First Nations & Inuit Regional Longitudinal Health Survey
Principal Investigator: Lenoir, Lenoir
Licensed Year(s): 2002
Summary: The information will work towards improving health status and health care delivery for First Nations and help their governments get a better long term picture of their community, region and country as the survey is carried out over 4 years. There are 3 a...


Converging Ecological Currents: A First Nations Ecovisitor Strategy
Principal Investigator: Beddoes, Colin
Licensed Year(s): 2000 1999
Summary: This study will assist Gameti First Nation in preparing a tourism action plan and an analysis of the opportunities and constraints that are faced in the implementation of ecocultural tourism. Transportation to and on site will be by air. Data collection will be carried out while working under the direction of a consultant. Data collection will involve non-structured interviews and may involve ...


Devolution of Forest Management and Fire Suppression
Principal Investigator: Abele, Francis
Licensed Year(s): 1989
Summary: Dr. Francis Abele is studying the transfer of government responsibilities from the federal to territorial government. She is studying the transfer of fire fighting and forestry management. Her main questions are: Did the transfer lead to better services f...


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