80 record(s) found with the tag "socio-economics" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Understanding the Implications of Trends in Mining Technologies on Regional Development in the Context of the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Lakhani, Sabrina-Ayesha
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4609. This project will use two focus groups and desktop research to identify current socio-economic benefits derived from Socio-Economic Agreements (SEAs) between mine operators and the Government of the Northwest Territories and to identify emerging technologies and their associated implications for regional development a...

Governing Energy System Change in the Canadian Arctic: Alternative Sources of Innovation in Communities?
Principal Investigator: Mallett, Alexandra
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4445. The goals of this project are: 1) to determine the extent to which changes are occurring with respect to electricity generation and use at the community level in three communities in NWT; 2) to determine how, what and who is involved in the governance of energy within communities and how this is evolving; and 3) to de...

Corporate Social Responsibility: The mining company–aboriginal context 'continued'
Principal Investigator: Mulholland, Ron
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4528. The objective of this research is a continuation of the Principle Investigator’s (PI) previous 2016 case study research on processes, lessons and outcomes from development partnerships between Indigenous communities and mining companies. The PI has a draft case on the Tlicho Government relationship with DeBeers. This ...

Contesting infrastructure: political claims along pipelines
Principal Investigator: Neville, Kate J
Licensed Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: In this project, the research team aim to better understand current controversies over pipelines in North America by examining the historical context of pipeline regulations, financing, and public debate. The team plan to focus on the 1970s debates over pipelines in the Canadian north, as a pivotal time for oil and gas infrastructure in Canada, and with the Berger Inquiry presenting a major challe...

Boom/Bust in Canada: tempering Canadian experiences of resource-dependency
Principal Investigator: Deacon, Leith
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The broad research question that the project proposes to address is: What are the social, environmental, economic, and policy implications of ongoing extraction dependency on resource-based communities (RBCs) and how can the long-term resiliency of these communities be improved? Beginning in St. John’s, NL, Yellowknife, NT and the Yellowknives Dene First Nations (YKDFN) as ‘regional hubs’ within E...

“Framing” Negotiation: the process of agreement making between multinational corporations and Indigenous communities’ in the resource extraction context
Principal Investigator: Lightfoot, Sheryl
Licensed Year(s): 2017
Summary: The main objective of this research is to generate a better understanding of agreement making in the resource extraction context. It will focus on negotiation as a critical component; existing work tends to emphasize agreement outcomes. Arguably the negotiation preceding agreement making requires further analysis. For example, how factors in this process impact upon or shape the agreement created ...

Adapting to climate change in the context of multiple stressors
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licensed Year(s): 2016
Summary: The proposed research aims to develop an understanding of how people in Paulatuk are experiencing and responding to changing climatic conditions and opportunities to support adaptation. The objectives are to: 1) document and describe current and historical climatic risks and the adaptive strategies employed to deal with them; 2) identify the processes and conditions which have aided or con...

Northern Spaces: Resource Governance in the Southern Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Cohen, Alice
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: The objectives of this project are to: 1) highlight the specifically northern dimensions of resource governance in environmental geography; 2) contribute to ongoing resource governance development in southern NWT; 3) further geographic (and specifically, scalar) scholarship on the political dimensions of ecosystem governance; and, 4) understand and theorize the relationship(s) between ecosystem go...

Tlicho Women and Traditional Knowledge in the Environmental Assessment of the NICO Project proposed by Fortune Minerals Limited
Principal Investigator: Kuntz, Janelle
Licensed Year(s): 2016
Summary: The objective of this research is to explore the value of Tlicho women's traditional knowledge (TK) in the environmental assessment of the NICO project proposed by Fortune Minerals Limited. Primary research questions include: •What types of traditional knowledge were Tlicho women sharing in the context of the TK study interviews and public hearings? •How did the process of the TK study influenc...

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) to make a list of various methods used by Aboriginal communities and organizations to distribute royalties and profit shares paid by resource companies; 2) to identify the characteristics of each modes of distributions and their positive and negative outcomes; and, 3) to identify the most sustainable pra...