14 record(s) found with the tag "health" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Factors Affecting the Communication and Understanding of Known and Potential/Theoretical Risks to Health in Northern Aboriginal Communities
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cynthia
Licensed Year(s): 2005 2004
Summary: The goal of the research is to develop a better understanding of the factors affecting the communication and understanding of known and potential/theoretical risks to health in similar, but unique Aboriginal communities - the Dene communities of Ndilo an...


2003 Traditional Knowledge and Socio-Economic Studies in the Gwich'in Settlement Area
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licensed Year(s): 2005 2004 2003 2002
Summary: This project is a continuation of socio-economic and traditional knowledge studies in the Gwich'in Settlement Area, which were initiated in 2002 as part of the baseline studies and assessment for the Mackenzie Gas Project. The primary focus of the socio...


2003 Traditional Knowledge and Socio-Economic Studies in the Deh Cho Region
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licensed Year(s): 2003 2002
Summary: This project is a continuation of socio-economic and traditional knowledge studies in the Deh Cho Region, which were initiated in 2002 as part of the baseline studies and assessment for the Mackenzie Gas Project. The primary focus of the socio-economic...


2003 Traditional Knowledge and Socio-Economic Studies in the Sahtu Settlement Area
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licensed Year(s): 2003 2002
Summary: This project is a continuation of socio-economic and traditional knowledge studies in the Sahtu Settlement Area, which were initiated in 2002 as part of the baseline studies and assessment for the Mackenzie Gas Project. The primary focus of the socio-ec...


2003 Traditional Knowledge and Socio-Economic Studies in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licensed Year(s): 2005 2004 2003 2002
Summary: This project is a continuation of socio-economic and traditional knowledge studies in the Inuvialuit Settlement Area, which were initiated in 2002 as part of the baseline studies and assessment for the Mackenzie Gas Project. The primary focus of the soc...


2002 Socio-Economic Studies in the Deh Cho Region
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licensed Year(s): 2002
Summary:No summary information is available for this licence.


Birth Weights of Native Canadians-Rates and Consequences
Principal Investigator: Willows, Noreen
Licensed Year(s): 2001
Summary: The Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) of Health Canada, in collaboration with Katherine Gray-Donald (School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University) is sponsoring a research investigation to understand the prevalence of high and low infant birth weight and associated health complications in aboriginal communities across Canada. The goal of this research is to facilitate progra...


Metal Levels in Fish from Lakes in the Dogrib Region Surrounding Rae Lakes
Principal Investigator: Stoddart, Melissa
Licensed Year(s): 2000
Summary: This project developed out of the community concern's about the effect that local contaminants may have on their health and well being. The objectives of the study are: to obtain baseline data on the level of metals in fish from lakes that are commonly used as traditional harvesting grounds; to deliver the results of the study to the community and address local contaminant concerns; to provide co...


Water, Sediment and Fish Testing of Marian River system
Principal Investigator: Nevitt, Zabey
Licensed Year(s): 1999 1998
Summary: For many years the Dogrib have trapped and fished in and around the Marian River. There are concerns that contaminants are entering the river system. Some of the concerns include: effects on health from eating fish and effects on heath from drinking water. Field collection will take place over two days. The team will travel by canoe from Rae. Seven fish will be caught by members of the community f...


Mercury Concentration of Two Lakes on the Yellowknife River System Affected by the Bluefish Hydrodam
Principal Investigator: Puznicki, Wayne
Licensed Year(s): 1997
Summary: The objective of the study is to assess the concentration of mercury in fish, water and sediment in Bluefish and Duncan Lakes; to provide information to the Yellowknives Dene First Nation to make decisions relating to the use of fish and water from these lakes; and to correlate traditional knowledge with scientific data. Bluefish & Duncan Lakes are about 50 km to the northeast of Yellowknife. Tr...


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