589 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Breaking Trail: Developing community-engaged curriculum with former residential schools students in the NWT
Principal Investigator: Porter, Dave M
Licensed Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The objectives of this project are: 1) to document the community engagement and curriculum development process and provide a visual representation of the process; 2) to explore the experiences of community stakeholders who participated in the process; 3) to share the strengths and weaknesses of this curriculum development approach from the perspective of community participants and government; a...


Pyrogeographies in context: Geographies of wildfire knowledge in Canada
Principal Investigator: Sutherland, Colin R
Licensed Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: This project is about how wildfire experts come to understand and manage fire on diverse Canadian landscapes and within the context of a changing environmental policy regime. It aims to consider how a specific government agency, Parks Canada, and its staff come to manage and produce scientific knowledge on various fire-dependent ecosystems and use fire as a tool of environmental care. This project...


Examining alcohol warning labels as a tool to increase public awareness of alcohol-related health risks and reduce alcohol intake at the population level.
Principal Investigator: Hobin, Erin P
Licensed Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The objective of this project is to test, in the real-world, if labelling alcohol containers with a health message, national drinking guidelines, and standard drink information supports more informed and safer alcohol use. Alcohol Warning Label Intervention – Consistent with evidence for effective warning labels, a full colour alcohol warning label communicating: 1) a health message linking al...


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...


Assessing regulators' information needs to make decisions regarding cumulative effects under the MVRMA
Principal Investigator: Noble, Bram F
Licensed Year(s): 2018 2017 2016
Summary: This project will determine what information Regulators require about cumulative effects or conditions in order to make informed decisions regarding development impacts to water quality in the NWT, and whether and how that information is, or can be, provided through NWT Cumulative Impacts Monitoring Program (CIMP) or other agencies responsible for monitoring. The objectives are as follows: 1)...


National Collaborative Centre of Indigenous Education
Principal Investigator: Newhouse, David
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The centrepiece of the National Collaborative Centre of Indigenous Education (NCCIE) is a website that educators, practitioners, policy makers, and others will be able to access to learn about examples of best practices in Indigenous education found across the country. The website’s primary goal is to serve as an on-line library and resource centre whereby educators/practitioners can connect in a ...


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...


Physical Activity Monitor 2018
Principal Investigator: Myles, Richard G
Licensed Year(s): 2018 2017 2015 2014
Summary: The 2017-2018 Physical Activity Monitor (PAM), specifically, will examine physical activity levels of Canadians and will permit the comparison of activity levels over time, sport participation, and furthermore will examine physical activity and sport opportunities available in Canadian communities, such as availability, usage, and satisfaction with places to walk or bicycle, trails, green spaces, ...


Practices for Managing H. pylori Infection in Northern Canada: A Consultation with Health Care Practitioners
Principal Investigator: Goodman, Karen J
Licensed Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The practitioner consultation project aims to engage targeted health care practitioners to describe current patterns of health care practice pertaining to H. pylori infection and related diseases, and to identify obstacles to best practices for managing this infection. Initial testing and treatment for H. pylori infection usually occurs in the primary care setting.The research team will target ...


Keeping Families Safe: Emergency Protection Orders in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The objectives of this project are to improve the emergency protection order (EPO) process in the Northwest Territories, and, to increase knowledge about the EPO process amongst frontline workers and the general public. A case study approach will be used. Frontline workers (including Shelter workers, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Justice of the peace officers, Victim Service Workers, Communit...


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