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


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...


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