25 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Understanding the Implications of Trends in Mining Technologies on Regional Development in the Context of the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Lakhani, Sabrina-Ayesha
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4609. This project will use two focus groups and desktop research to identify current socio-economic benefits derived from Socio-Economic Agreements (SEAs) between mine operators and the Government of the Northwest Territories and to identify emerging technologies and their associated implications for regional development a...


Governing Energy System Change in the Canadian Arctic: Alternative Sources of Innovation in Communities?
Principal Investigator: Mallett, Alexandra
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4445. The goals of this project are: 1) to determine the extent to which changes are occurring with respect to electricity generation and use at the community level in three communities in NWT; 2) to determine how, what and who is involved in the governance of energy within communities and how this is evolving; and 3) to de...


Corporate Social Responsibility: The mining company–aboriginal context 'continued'
Principal Investigator: Mulholland, Ron
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4528. The objective of this research is a continuation of the Principle Investigator’s (PI) previous 2016 case study research on processes, lessons and outcomes from development partnerships between Indigenous communities and mining companies. The PI has a draft case on the Tlicho Government relationship with DeBeers. This ...


Contesting infrastructure: political claims along pipelines
Principal Investigator: Neville, Kate J
Licensed Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: In this project, the research team aim to better understand current controversies over pipelines in North America by examining the historical context of pipeline regulations, financing, and public debate. The team plan to focus on the 1970s debates over pipelines in the Canadian north, as a pivotal time for oil and gas infrastructure in Canada, and with the Berger Inquiry presenting a major challe...


Boom/Bust in Canada: tempering Canadian experiences of resource-dependency
Principal Investigator: Deacon, Leith
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The broad research question that the project proposes to address is: What are the social, environmental, economic, and policy implications of ongoing extraction dependency on resource-based communities (RBCs) and how can the long-term resiliency of these communities be improved? Beginning in St. John’s, NL, Yellowknife, NT and the Yellowknives Dene First Nations (YKDFN) as ‘regional hubs’ within E...


Northern Spaces: Resource Governance in the Southern Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Cohen, Alice
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: The objectives of this project are to: 1) highlight the specifically northern dimensions of resource governance in environmental geography; 2) contribute to ongoing resource governance development in southern NWT; 3) further geographic (and specifically, scalar) scholarship on the political dimensions of ecosystem governance; and, 4) understand and theorize the relationship(s) between ecosystem go...


Resource Royalties Distribution and Community Development
Principal Investigator: Rodon, Thierry
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: This project will bridge this knowledge gap by achieving the following three objectives: 1) to make a list of various methods used by Aboriginal communities and organizations to distribute royalties and profit shares paid by resource companies; 2) to identify the characteristics of each modes of distributions and their positive and negative outcomes; and, 3) to identify the most sustainable pra...


Environmental Change and Shipping Development in the Beaufort Sea
Principal Investigator: Beveridge, Leah F
Licensed Year(s): 2014
Summary: A trip will be made to Inuvik in the Northwest Territories to conduct meetings and semi-structured interviews with representatives in the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC), the Inuvialuit Development Corporation (IDC), the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation, and regional offices of the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) Departments of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE);...


Inuit Regional Autonomy in the Provincial and Territorial North
Principal Investigator: Wilson, Gary N
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: The research examines intergovernmental relations between the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR) and other levels of government (territorial, federal) and the administration of various policy areas by the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC), alone or in conjunction with other regional bodies or other levels of government. This project will compare the self-government process in the ISR to that o...


“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...


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