The Division of the Northwest Territories

Regions: North Slave Region

Tags: social sciences, government, politics, political science

Principal Investigator: Boyes, David (1)
Licence Number: 12151
Organization: Department of Political Science, University of Western Ontario
Licensed Year(s): 1992
Issued: Jan 01, 1992
Project Team: self

Objective(s): To gain an understanding of the factors which led the Government of Canada to undertake to divide the Northwest Territories; to examine the benefits and costs to Northerners.

Project Description: The researcher will meet with persons involved in northern politics and discuss the Government of Canada decision to divide the Northwest Territories. By means of informal interviews, an investigation of how the decision was reached and the impacts of the decision upon northern residents will be undertaken.