SERNNoCa Research Projects

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The Social Economy Research Network of Northern Canada has four main research themes of study. Within each of these themes, research teams comprised of university researchers and social economy partners pursue a variety of research projects, assisted by student researchers.


Theme 1 Profile of the Social Economy in Northern Canada  
Coordinated by Dr. Chris Southcott, Lakehead University

Theme 2 Resource regimes and the social economy in the North
Coordinated by Dr. Brenda Parlee, University of Alberta

Theme 3 The State and the social economy in the North
Coordinated by Dr. Frances Abele, Carleton University

Theme 4 Indigenous communities and the social economy
Coordinated by Dr. David Natcher, University of Saskatchewan

 

Project #

Project Title

Status

Theme 1

 

Profile of the Social Economy in the North;
Coordinated by Dr. Chris Southcott, Lakehead University

Project 1a

Portraiture Survey of Social Economy Organizations 
Dr. Chris Southcott, Lakehead University, 
Dr. Valoree Walker, Yukon College,
Karen MacKenzie, Nunavut Arctic College and
Stephanie Irlbacher-Fox, Arctic Health Research Network-Northwest Territories 

Ongoing

Project 1b

Social Capital and Social Economy Development: Community Comparisons in Canada's North
Danielle McLean and Chris Southcott, Lakehead University

Project Completed

Project 1c

Social Economy and Gender in Canada's North Tomiko Hoshizaki and Chris Southcott, Lakehead University

Project Completed

Theme 2

Resource Regimes and the Social Economy in the North; Coordinated by Dr. Brenda Parlee, University of Alberta

Project 2a

Impact of Participation in the Wage Economy on Traditional Harvesting, Dietary Patterns and Social Networks in the Inuvialuit Settlement region 
Zoe Todd and Dr. Brenda Parlee, University of Alberta

 Project Completed

Project 2b

The Boom and Bust of Food Security
Angie Chiu,  Dr. Brenda Parlee and Dr. Ellen Goddard, University of Alberta

 Project Completed

Project 2c

 The Meaning of Education for Inuvialuit in Tuktoyaktuk, NWT, Canada.
Raila Salokangas, (Masters student) and
Dr. Brenda Parlee, University of Alberta

 Project Completed

Project 2d

Boom and Bust of Social Capital - Yellowknife
Margaret Lovely and Christopher Lyon, University of Alberta, and Tsatsiye Catholique, Lustel K’e Dene First Nation

Pending Completion

Project 2e

Community Hunts and Sharing Harvested Meat in Fort Good Hope, NWT 
Roger McMillan and Dr. Brenda Parlee, University of Alberta

Project Complete

Theme 3

The State and the Northern Social Economy - Coordinated by Dr. Frances Abele, Carleton University

Project 3a

History of Policy Initiatives
Senada Delic, Tim O'Loan, Sheena Kennedy, Joshua Gladstone, and Frances Abele, Carleton University

Ongoing

Project 3b

Survey of Available Statistical Information Pertinent to Understanding the Northern Social Economy
Senada Delic and Frances Abele, Carleton University

Project Completed

Project 3c

A Green Housing Development in Iqaluit - Social Economy Interaction with City, Territorial and Federal Governments Jerald Sabin and Frances Abele, Carleton University

Project Completed

Project 3d

Building Empirically-Based Economic Models in the Arctic: A Look at Igloolik, NU 
Sheena Kennedy and Frances Abele, Carleton University

Project Completed

Project 3e

The Role of Co-operative Enterprise in the Social Economy of Repulse Bay, Nunavut 
Jennifer Alsop and Frances Abele, Carleton University

Project Completed

Project 3f

Evolution of the Social Economy in Yellowknife
Jerald Sabin and Dr. Frances Abele, Carleton University

Project Completed

Project 3g

Housing and Being Homeless in Yellowknife 
Nicholas Falvo and Dr. Frances Abele, Carleton University and Arlene Hache, Centre for Northern Families

Project Completed

Project 3h

Housing as a Dimension of Poverty in the Yukon 
Nicholas Falvo and Frances Abele, Carleton University and Bill Thomas, Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition

Project Completed

Theme 4

Indigenous Communities and the Social Economy -
Coordinated by Dr. David Natcher, University of Saskatchewan

Project 4a

Rethinking the ‘Informal’ Economy of the Canadian North: Linkages Between Wildlife Harvesting and Income Support Programs 
Damian Castro, Memorial University of Newfoundland and
Dr. David Natcher, University of Saskatchewan

Ongoing

Project 4b

Examining the Northern Social Economy Through the Lens of Natural Resource Management in Labrador Carolina Tytleman, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Dr. David Natcher, University of Saskatchewan

Ongoing

Project 4c

Food Security and the Cross-Border Dimensions of the Vuntut Gwich'in Social Economy 
David Natcher, University of Saskatchewan,
Norma Kassi and Jody Butler-Walker, Arctic Health Research Network-Yukon,
Tobi Jeans, University of Saskatchewan

Project Completed

Project 4d

Subsistence and the Social Economy of the Nunatsiavutmiut
David Natcher, University of Saskatchewan,
Nunatsiavut Government,
Larry Felt, Memorial University,
Jim McDonald, University of Saskatchewan and
Andrea Procter, Memorial University

Project Completed

Independent Projects

Project 5

Contributions of Volunteering in Outdoor Recreation to the Social Economy in Whitehorse.
Coordinated by Dr. Margaret Johnston, Lakehead University, Carrie McClelland (Masters student);

Project Completed

Project 6

Mining and the Social Economy in the Canadian North
Coordinated by Dr. Arn Keeling, Memorial University of Newfoundland and
Jean-Sébastien Boutet (Masters student)

Project Completed

Project 7

Yukon Asset Mapping Project and the Social Economy Coordinated by Dr. Robert Robson, Lakehead University

Cancelled

Project 8

The Relationship of the Social Economy to Community Development and Park Creation: A Case Study in Lutsel K'e, Northwest Territories.
Coordinated by Dr. Raynald Harvey Lemelin, Lakehead University and
Nathan Bennett (Masters student)

Project Completed

Project: 9

Co-operative Development in the Yukon
Coordinated by Dr. Doug Lionais, Cape Breton University and
Kim Hardy (Masters student)

Project Completed

Project 10

The Role of Inuit Land Claim Organizations in the Northern Social Economy 
Coordinated by Dr. Thierry Rodon, Universite Laval

Ongoing

Project 11

A Galleria of Co-operatives in the Canadian North
Dr. Ian MacPherson, University of Victoria and Jen Alsop, Carleton University

Ongoing

Project 12

Co-operatives and Economic Development in Pond Inlet, Nunavut 
Dr. Lou Hammond-Ketilson, University of Saskatchewan

Cancelled

Project 13

Language, Place and Governance in Deline, Northwest Territories: Monitoring Persistence and Change in the Social Economy of a northern Community
Dr Deborah Simmons, University of Manitoba and
Sarah Gordon, Indianna University

Project Completed

Project 14 Housing and Homelessness in Labrador Dr. Rebecca Schiff, Labrador Institute and Memorial University of Newfoundland Project Completed
 

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