62 record(s) found with the tag "youth" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Democracy talks
Principal Investigator: Turcotte, Andre
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: The objective of this study is to understand why young people do not feel represented, and learn how to connect and engage young people in politics. Simply put, the research team would want to listen to young people tell how to make politics more meaningful for them. Testing two discussion guides across Canada (e.g., less engaged in rural communities, or less engaged in high crime neighborhood...

Enhancing Youth-Focused, Evidence-Informed Treatment Practices through Cross-Sectoral Collaboration
Principal Investigator: Henderson, Joanna L
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: The overall objectives of this national project are: 1) to provide training in the use of a youth screening tool for mental health and substance use concerns to service providers from agencies who have agreed to all use the same screening tool; 2) to understand the impact of training and project participation on service providers; and, 3) to better understand youth mental health and substance use ...

Social Networks as a Livelihood Strategy among K’asho Got’ine Youth
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licensed Year(s): 2009
Summary: This research aims to explore the following questions: 1) What are the characteristics (composition, structure, relationships, transactions, and flexibility) of social networks associated with the sharing of caribou and moose in the community of Fort Good Hope? What role do youth play in those networks? 2) What role do these social networks play in the livelihoods of resident and non-resident...

Youth and Tobacco Studies with the Yellowknives Dene First Nations
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cindy G.
Licensed Year(s): 2009
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application No. 1048. This research project seeks to better understand the factors and conditions that lead youth to decide to start, or not start, smoking. It will focus on youth within the Yellowknives Dene First Nation. A secondary objective is to expose students to the research process and develop research skills. The project is being...

Healthy Living in Schools and Substance Abuse among Youth (Part 2)
Principal Investigator: Brunelle, Natacha NB
Licensed Year(s): 2009
Summary: This licence is issued for the scientific research application No.953 The overall objectives of the project are: 1) to study young students’ (11-18 years old) consumption of psychoactive substances in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region; 2) to gather information on contextual elements linked to the phenomenon of psychoactive substance use from the teenagers, parents, elders and leaders perspective...

Women and Youth of Wekweeti Reveal the Impacts of the Diamond Mines in the Tlicho Region
Principal Investigator: Cleveland, Victoria
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: The purpose of this research is to better understand the view of Wekweeti women and youth in how the diamond mines socially, economically and culturally impact their community. Other goals of this study are to advance knowledge for other communities considering major economic development projects, to identify the impacts in order to initiate policy changes, and to create public awareness in order ...

The Meaning of Education for Inuvialuit Families in Tuktoyaktuk
Principal Investigator: Salokangas, Raila M
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: The goal of this research is to investigate the meaning of education for Inuvialuit youth and their families in the community of Tuktoyaktuk, specifically; how has the meaning of education changed for the Inuvialuit families? Further, how has education contributed to social change and how does social change contribute to changes in education? Also, is the meaning for education different for local ...

Combining Two Worlds: Inuvialuit Youth Research with Elders and Southern Scientists
Principal Investigator: Pearce, Tristan D
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: This project will partner with the community of Ulukhaktok and involve community youth as researchers to develop an understanding of how social change and climate change interact to affect the functioning and well-being of arctic communities, specifically for younger generation community members. The research methods in this study will be applied via an open and evolving process directed in col...

Seeking the Voice of NWT Youth:Using Photovoice to Explore Healthy Choices
Principal Investigator: Mitchell, Kellie
Licensed Year(s): 2005
Summary: This participatory action research explores what healthy choices means to NWT youth. Reports call for more focus on promoting healthy lifestyles, preventing illnesses and on individuals taking responsibility for their own well-being. There is a direct correlation between the growing burden of chronic disease and increased costs and effects on the health care system. A collaborative approach toward...

Continued Population Assessment of Harvested Fish Species in the Travaillant Lake System, Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Howard, Kimberly
Licensed Year(s): 2005
Summary: The main objectives of this study are to determine baseline population status and develop reliable indicators of population abundance and mortality rates of key harvested fish species (lake whitefish and broad whitefish) in the Travaillant Lake system and to identify and determine the relative abundance and species composition of other species within the lake system. Field crews will be transp...