30 record(s) found with the tag "decision making" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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The Middle Years Development Instrument
Principal Investigator: Schonert-Reichl, Kimberly
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The Middle Years Development Instrument (MDI) is a self-report questionnaire that gives students a voice by answering questions about their feelings and experiences both inside and outside of school. The MDI uses a holistic, strengths-based approach to measure five dimensions of child development strongly linked to social and emotional well-being, health, academic achievement and overall success t...


Health in the North: Phase 2 - Case study on the community health service needs of Tuktoyaktuk and mapping back to CAN/CSA-Z1630-17.
Principal Investigator: Leyenaar, Matthew
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The purpose of this project is for a small team to conduct a community health needs assessment via field work in Tuktoyaktuk, and use the combined qualitative information from participatory community engagement sessions and quantitative data from published statistics to determine the adaptability of this Standard as a model guideline for specific rural application of a community paramedicine (cp) ...


Community-based Traditional Knowledge Monitoring for Better Decision-making
Principal Investigator: Keats, Beth
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: This is the 3rd Phase of the research program looking at how Indigenous Knowledge is included in GNWT decision making and understanding cumulative impact management. The first phases consisted of a literature review, analysis of Reasons for Decisions in environmental assessments (EAs), and qualitative analysis of interviews in Phase 1 & 2, and yielded recommendations for decision-makers and TK res...


Suitability of Delphi to Address Oil & Gas Development Questions in a Co-Management System
Principal Investigator: Hayden, Shannon M
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The over-arching goal of this study is to assess the implementation, outcome and suitability of the Delphi method to facilitate communication and decision-making in a northern co-management system. A parallel objective is to outline how this approach might be used to solicit and reach consensus among community members, managers and scientific experts on potential impacts and best management practi...


People, Land, and Pipelines: Perspectives of Resource Decision-Making Processes in the Sahtu Region, Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: McLafferty, Carly A
Licensed Year(s): 2010 2007 2006
Summary: The goals of this research are to examine resource decision-making processes associated with proposals for the Mackenzie Gas Project. In particular, ways in which people in the Sahtu are engaged in consultation, environmental assessment, and public participation processes will be explored. The major objective of this research is to provide preliminary results of past research to communities and ...


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...


Aboriginal Governance: Administrative Decision-Making in the Mackenzie Valley
Principal Investigator: Graben, Sari
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: It is the investigator’s hope that this research will lead to an improved understanding of co-management decision-making as a process which is distinct in the law. It is hoped that this research will contribute to a richer understanding of administrative law that will better support the goals of co-management. The objective of this research is to examine resource decision-making processes asso...


People, Land, and Pipelines: Perspectives of Resource Decision-Making Processes in the Sahtu Region, Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: McLafferty, Carly A
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: The objective of this research is to examine resource decision-making processes associated with proposals for the Mackenzie Gas Project. In particular, the researcher would like to explore local experiences of resource development in the Sahtu region, and the ways in which people in the Sahtu region are engaged in consultation, regulation, and environmental assessment processes. It is the investig...


Separating the Grey from the Green: A case study examining the use of full-cost accounting principles as a decision-making tool for determining the costs and benefits associated with mining in the North
Principal Investigator: Martin, James A
Licensed Year(s): 2006
Summary: This Master’s level research project aims to discover if full cost accounting principles should be considered in decision-making on the costs and benefits associated with mining in the Northwest Territories. The project will consist of an in-depth case study using both primary and secondary data sources, including interviews with the personnel of organizations considered to be regular reviewers of...


Public Discourse on Industrial Development in the Canadian North during Environmental Impact Assessment Processes
Principal Investigator: Mueller, Thea
Licensed Year(s): 2006
Summary: The research aims to understand First Nations’ perspectives of large-scale industrial projects, such as the Mackenzie Gas Project. The three objectives of the research project centre on discovering: how people talk about development projects in the public and private spheres; if and how thinking about industrialization in the North varies between different social groups (e.g., by age, employment s...


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