7 record(s) found with the tag "northern life" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Global Citizens in the Arctic: Learning to live in the NWT, Yukon and Nunavut
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The main objective of this research is to explore adaptation to the resource-based northern economy by investigating how new residents (international immigrants) settle, live and use their local and global social networks to make a living within this economy. Narrative interviews and focus group conversations will be carried out with a cross section of new permanent residents and citizens from...

Global Citizens in the Arctic
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licensed Year(s): 2013
Summary: The research is aimed at learning more about the experiences of new Canadians (e.g., landed immigrants, temporary workers), who have moved to Inuvik and Yellowknife for employment. Specifically the researcher will ask questions about: a) perceptions of "a good life" in Inuvik and Yellowknife; b) perceptions of the benefits and challenges of the local economy; and c) the level of support and sha...

Take it From the Top
Principal Investigator: Robinson, Suzanne M
Licensed Year(s): 2010 2009 2008
Summary: The objective of this research is to conduct a community based research project that celebrates Northern life, share the North with the South and study the South from a Northern perspective. Also, expand the project to include personal films made by student researchers. This video project will be a participatory research project. Student collection methods will be questionnaires, focus groups, ...

An investigation of tourist motivations for traveling to Arctic Canada
Principal Investigator: Chappell, Hayley
Licensed Year(s): 1999
Summary: The overall goal of the project is to examine the various factors which motivate tourists to select locations Canadian Arctic, such as Inuvik, as a travel destination. The researcher will be interviewing tourists traveling to Inuvik. A questionnaire form and/or a personal interview will be used to ask questions about their visit to the Northwest Territories. All participants will have the objectiv...

Mythical/Material: The Pragmatic Artistry of Inuit Autobiography
Principal Investigator: Blake, Dale
Licensed Year(s): 1996
Summary: I would like to obtain information about the context from which Inuit autobiographers wrote. Therefore I wish to tape interviews with the relatives and acquaintances of French and Thrasher. I also wish to interview outsiders who have settled in the North, to provide me with more material to critique stereotypical views of the North and Inuit, a main thrust of my thesis....

Women in the North
Principal Investigator: Crnkovich, Mary
Licensed Year(s): 1988 1987
Summary: Mary Crnkovitch's assistant, Angela Bernal, is completing the interviews required to produce a book on issues facing northern women. The book will cover topics ranging from giving birth, to women in politics, to special social problems such as family violence. The book should be published in the fall by the Canadian Arctic Resources Committee (CARC) in Ottawa....

Licence #1775
Principal Investigator: Ostergaard, Peter
Licensed Year(s): 1974
Summary: Study of the quality of life in the city of Yellowknife, as perceived by residents....