28 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...


Mining Compliance Process in Northern Canada
Principal Investigator: Lajoie, Martin
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objective is to examine compliance processes for mining regulation in the North and identify ways in which they can potentially be improved. The research team are six members of an Action Canada Task Force team, coming from various professions and backgrounds across Canada, interested in making a positive contribution to the policy theme: “Applying lessons from Canadian history in the developm...


Ethical Value and Market Value in a Canadian Wild Food Network
Principal Investigator: Gordon, Dylan
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: This research has two goals: 1) to determine how harvesters of wild mushrooms operating in the Northwest Territories find, harvest, process and sell them; and, 2) to determine how this process impacts the social, environmental and economic interests of local communities and the land. The method is called ethnographic participant observation. This means to observe the actions of the study partic...


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...


Mapping the Social Economy in Northern Canada - Northwest Territories Project
Principal Investigator: Southcott, Chris
Licensed Year(s): 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: • to continue developing a comprehensive listing of social economy organizations in Northern Canada; • to undertake a survey of these organizations to determine the characteristics of these organizations including locations, activities, size, employment, membership and structure; and • to update the database of social economy organizations in the N...


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...


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...


The evolving relationship between the social economy and the state in Yellowknife, N.W.T.
Principal Investigator: Sabin, Jerald
Licensed Year(s): 2009
Summary: The goal of this work is to produce two journal articles: (1) an analytical survey of Yellowknife’s developing social economy from 1934 to 1955, with particular emphasis on its relationship to local and regional government; (2) an examination of the evolving relationship between social economy actors and federal/territorial state institutions and their employees in Yellowknife from 1955 to the pre...


Mobility, Identity and the New Economy: A Multi-site ethnography
Principal Investigator: Bell, Lindsay A
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2009 2008
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application No. 1006. Rapid economic change is influencing how we think of who we are and our ways of belonging to communities and regions. This research project aims to understand these changes through the eyes of two francophone Canada groups: 1) those involved in economic planning and development; and 2) those who are directly involved...


The Rules of Engagement? NWT Negotiated Agreements and Environmental Assessment
Principal Investigator: Lukas-Amulung, Sandra E
Licensed Year(s): 2008
Summary: The objectives of this research are to: describe the problematic overlap between NWT environmental assessment (EA) and negotiated agreements (NA); prepare several project review process models to explore possible relationships between NA and EA; evaluate the models and select a preferred model during an expert workshop; and assess the suitability of the preferred model using the views of First Nat...


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