37 record(s) found with the tag "wellness" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Project Jewel: Using Inuvialuit ways of Knowing to Understand How On-the-Land Programming Can Foster Wellness
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017
Summary: The objective of this project is to better understand how Project Jewel’s on-the-land programming offers culturally safe and trauma and violence informed programs that meet the self-identified needs of residents of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) as the community partner in this research project will be the owner of the data and control the research p...

APPLE Schools Evaluation
Principal Investigator: Veugelers, Paulus
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: In September 2018, APPLE Schools is expanding to two schools in the NWT. The research team will conduct a baseline evaluation that will provide information about students attending these expansion schools, parents and school principals. Data obtained will be used by the schools and assigned School Health Facilitator (SHF) to help inform the development of school specific action plans. The research...

Physical Activity Monitor 2018
Principal Investigator: Myles, Richard G
Licensed Year(s): 2018 2017 2015 2014
Summary: The 2017-2018 Physical Activity Monitor (PAM), specifically, will examine physical activity levels of Canadians and will permit the comparison of activity levels over time, sport participation, and furthermore will examine physical activity and sport opportunities available in Canadian communities, such as availability, usage, and satisfaction with places to walk or bicycle, trails, green spaces, ...

Culturally Safe Falls Prevention Programs for Inuvialuit Elders
Principal Investigator: Frigault, Julia S
Licensed Year(s): 2016
Summary: This project seeks to understand the influence Inuit social determinants of health have on the likelihood of Inuvialuit Elders experiencing fall-related injuries and fatalities. It also seeks to understand the ways in which these programs can be made to be culturally safe (i.e., when a researcher or program provider ensures that participants’ experiences, as well as their influence on participants...

Cultural Meaning of Food and Food Security
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: The purpose of the research is to study the meaning and experience of food and food security in Ulukhaktok. The main objectives are to: 1) document how Inuit define the concepts of "food", "food insecurity" and "health"; 2) examine patterns of country food consumption and sharing; and, 3) identify local knowledge of new species of wildlife important for subsistence. Sharing network interviews (...

HealtheSteps: Exercise and Nutrition Prescriptions to Prevent Diabetes in Rural and Remote Communities
Principal Investigator: Petrella, Robert J.
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: The objectives of this project are to: 1. assess the “lived-experience” of long-term participant maintenance of health behaviours acquired through completion of the HealtheSteps program through a questionnaire administered by their HealtheSteps coach; 2. collect clinical measures (height, weight, body mass index, waist circumference, and blood pressure) to inform the researchers of the success ...

Working Together to Achieve Healthier Lifestyles in Yukon and Northwest Territories' Communities
Principal Investigator: Butler Walker, Jody
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: 1.) to encourage and support Northerners in Yukon and Northwest Territories’ communities to follow healthier lifestyles; and, to facilitate organizations, government departments and businesses in Yukon and NWT to work in partnership together to foster healthier lifestyles in communities. The project engages organizations involved in healthy eating, a...

Climate Change and Our Lands in Film: A N'dilo Youth Community Wellness Project
Principal Investigator: MacKenzie, Jessie C
Licensed Year(s): 2015
Summary: Short-Term Objectives 1: To verify the risks of climate change to the health and wellbeing of the community of N'dilo for the purpose of building adaptive capacity while fostering good working relationships between partners to produce a professional documentary. 2: To empower students to recognize their perspectives have a valid place in public dialogues on climate change impacts on First Na...

Cassette Islands Project
Principal Investigator: Paulette, Cochise
Licensed Year(s): 2015
Summary: The short term objectives of this project are to: 1) Document and present and historical data on the local environment and wildlife; 2) Assess the impacts of climate change on our community's health and food security; 3) Support intergenerational knowledge sharing between elders and youth on the land; 4) Engage our community in the research; 5) Build traditional knowledge capacity in our com...

Land-based Initiatives in Canada's North: Moving towards cross-cultural understanding of the importance and meaning of on-the-land trips
Principal Investigator: Redvers, Jennifer M
Licensed Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objective of the project is to contribute to a cross-cultural understanding of the value and role of facilitating modern day on-the-land trips for related social, environmental, health and wellness outcomes in Canada's north. The results of this study will inform the future development of Land-based initiatives, through providing a better understanding of their current scope, practice, and imp...