28 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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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 Diamond Exploration and Staking Process in Canada's North
Principal Investigator: Hoogeveen, Dawn AB
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: This study is intended to examine Canadian mineral law in terms of diamond exploration and staking. With exploration and staking cultivating increased revenue for a variety of actors, the research objective is to investigate how economic gains of exploration activity benefit and impact residents in the NWT. Archival research, including government documents and community press reports will be ...


Indigenous Knowledge and Environmental Impact Assessment in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Christensen, Julia B
Licensed Year(s): 2004
Summary: This graduate research focuses on the application of Traditional Knowledge in environmental impact assessment in the NWT, with a specific focus on the Mackenzie Valley, and will identify the ways in which this application is linked to political, social,...


Learning from the Swedes: Community Perspectives on Literacy
Principal Investigator: Ward, Angela
Licensed Year(s): 2004
Summary: The purpose of this study is to determine the policy and practice factors that account for the differences in adult literacy levels between Canada and Sweden. Literacy advocates are anxious to understand why Swedish adults have demonstrated literacy leve...


Bridging the Gap Between Project Assessments and Regional Development Dynamics in the Canadian Arctic
Principal Investigator: Dowlatabadi, Hadi
Licensed Year(s): 2004
Summary: The overall objective of this project is to provide a set of tools to estimate the cumulative impacts of a development project based on its power as an "attractor" to subsequent development. The researchers will make a short visit to Yellowknife to talk...


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 ...


Community Wellness in the Northwest Territories: Indicators and Social Policy
Principal Investigator: Gerein, H.J.
Licensed Year(s): 1997
Summary: The purpose of this study is to draft, validate, and test a pilot instrument that results in an index of wellness or overall condition of each community in the Northwest Territories. This measurement and index of community condition are proposed as a new language to northern planning and policy setting. Using Canadian population and urban area performance levels and existing Government of the Nor...


Licence #7001
Principal Investigator: Zallen, Morris
Licensed Year(s): 1987
Summary: To identify key biological resources (principally migratory birds and mammals) and aspects of human land use (communities and settlements, resource harvesting areas) within or adjacent to proposed flight corridors. Potential concerns related to the above will be addressed by assessing the degree of disturbance from noise & emissions from aircraft. This research includes gathering socio-economic ...


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