19 record(s) found with the tag "resource development" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Implications of Environmental Securitization on Sustainable Development of the Beaufort Sea Coastline
Principal Investigator: Barnes, Justin
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: This research project will attempt to determine if one of the Canadian federal government’s primary policy approaches to exert its authority over its Arctic territories and territorial waters has been to ‘securitize’ environmental issues that it perceives as vulnerabilities or risks to the state. Ultimately, the purpose of this research project is to determine the degree at which environmental sec...

Non-renewable resource development, homelessness and the potential for community-based housing governance and policy in the Northwest Territories, Canada
Principal Investigator: Freeman, Lisa
Licensed Year(s): 2017
Summary: The relationship between resource development, affordable housing and government interventions in northern communities is a long and complicated one. Housing insecurity has been a concern in the Northwest Territories (NWT) since the establishment of settlements and the introduction of state-run housing programs in the mid-20th century. Chronic housing need is worsening in many settlement communiti...

Natural resource development, privatized aid, and sport for development in Canada
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licensed Year(s): 2017
Summary: There are three key objectives to this research: First, to investigate how the politics of privatized aid provided by the extractives sector shape sport for development (SFD) initiatives in Canada; second, to examine the benefits and challenges involved in new partnerships between the private companies that fund SFD initiatives, the non-profit organizations (NPOs) that deliver them, and the commun...

Inuit & scientific knowledge and non-renewable and renewable energy development
Principal Investigator: Johnson, Noor
Licensed Year(s): 2015
Summary: The Principal Investigator (PI) will examine how different people involved in energy development decision-making, including residents, environmental organizations, government, land claims organizations, and corporations, perceive the risks and possible benefits of different energy options. In particular, it will focus on the role of different sources of knowledge (science, Inuit knowledge) and ho...

Historical Perspectives on Environmental Knowledge and the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline
Principal Investigator: Stuhl, Andrew T
Licensed Year(s): 2014
Summary: The primary objective of this research is to achieve a more nuanced understanding of the place of science and technology in interactions with the Arctic environment since 1970. This objective is significant for three reasons. First, it extends and diversifies scholarly knowledge about Arctic history, which has yet to confront the ways in which scientific knowledge and industrial technology have be...

Resource Royalties Distribution and Community Development
Principal Investigator: Rodon, Thierry
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: This project will bridge this knowledge gap by achieving the following three objectives: 1) Making a list of various methods used by Aboriginal communities and organizations to distribute royalties and profit shares paid by resource companies; 2) Identifying the characteristics of each mode of distributions and their positive and negative outcomes; and 3) Identifying the most sustainable practi...

“Northern Frontier, Northern Homeland”: An Examination of the Impacts of the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry on Hydrocarbon Development in the Northwest Territories 1977-2013
Principal Investigator: Beaulieu, Michel S
Licensed Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The primary purpose of this research project is to determine how key recommendations from the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry (commonly referred to as the Berger Inquiry or, for the purpose of this research, the Inquiry) have affected oil and gas development in the Northwest Territories (NWT) over the past thirty-six years. Through analysis of the Inquiry and the recommendations that resulted fr...

Dene-water Relations and Hydroelectric Dams: Confluence and Contestations in the Mackenzie River Basin
Principal Investigator: Borowitz, Michelle A
Licensed Year(s): 2013 2012 2011 2010
Summary: The objectives of this study are to: - conduct collaborative research that respects Aboriginal knowledge and acknowledges that knowledge is specific to a community and its traditional territory, and that each community has their unique way to deal with issues, its unique responses, and its unique way of understanding; - disseminate Aboriginal knowledge that represents Aboriginals themselves and ...

Environment, Commerce, and Science in Western Arctic History
Principal Investigator: Stuhl, Andrew T
Licensed Year(s): 2011 2010
Summary: There are several goals for this research project. The first is to reach a greater understanding of the broad patterns of scientific research, natural resource development, and environmental change in the Beaufort-Delta from 1889 until today. The second goal for this research is to follow a public-scholarship approach throughout the research process, from developing and refining the research que...

Exploring Sub-Surface Land Rights and the Tli'Cho Land Claim Negotiations
Principal Investigator: Hoogeveen, Dawn AB
Licensed Year(s): 2009
Summary: The aim of this project is to begin a comparative examination of the contemporary land claims agreements. This project will examine land claim agreements, and the settlement of sub-surface land rights. Emphasis will be placed on the utility and importance of the delineation made between surface and sub-surface land rights. This is fundamental to the legal and spatial, and subsequent social and e...