Theme 2: Sustainable Communities

Research Projects (click on the highlighted title to access details of the project):

Non-renewable resource development, homelessness & the potential for community-based housing governance and policy in the Northwest Territories, Canada.
Lisa Freeman, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Creating Sovereign Wealth Funds for Aboriginal and Northern Local Communities.
Greg Poelzer, University of Saskatchewan

Local Benefits of Education, Training and Employment with Resource Industries
Andrew P. Hodgkins, University of Alberta

Labour Mobility and community participation in the extractive industries: case studies in the Canadian North – Yukon
Gertrude Eilmsteiner-Saxinger, University of Vienna

Understanding Resource Revenue Flows and how to stop leakages: A case study of the Yukon
Lee Huskey, University of Alaska, Anchorage

Resource Royalties Distribution and Community Development  
Thierry Rodon, University of Laval

Measuring Well-Being to understand Resource Impacts 
Kent Spiers, Lakehead University
Project completed December 2014

Mobile Miners: Long distance commuting among mine workers in Whitehorse
Chris Jones, Lakehead University
Project completed June 2014

Inuvialuit Indicators Project
Andrey Petrov, University of Northern Iowa
Project completed 2014