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2017 to 2019

Fly-in Fly-Out: impacts on women and northern communities

The work shift system called "fly-in, fly-out" (FIFO) brings important impacts on women and Indigenous employment, work-family balance and indigenous and non-indigenous communities ‘vitality. In...

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2017 to 2019

Northern communities, provincial governments, and negotiating the mining life cycle – cases from Australia, Canada and Sweden

In the sparsely populated northern areas of Australia, Sweden, and Canada, the physical distance between Indigenous communities, governments and companies makes it difficult to adapt mining...

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2017 to 2019

Comparing consultation, consent and negotiated agreements in Arctic extractive industries

This project aims to carry out a comparative baseline analysis of the theory and practice of consultation, negotiation of consent (or the absence thereof) and agreements between local/indigenous...

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2017 to 2019

Northern Voices in Environmental Impact Assessment database

Created by Christopher Fletcher, professor at Université Laval, this database identifies the different concerns voiced by citizens during the public hearings of about 15 development projects...

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2017 to 2019

At the heart of nickel mining corporations in New Caledonia: the labor question

Studies on nickel mining in New Caledonia have mostly focused on how mining activities have been translated into a political issue, Kanak mobilizations to regain control over mining sites and...

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2017 to 2019

Shattering the myth of the good mining job: job desirability for Inuit workers

Proponents of resource development often cite wage employment as a key benefit that Indigenous communities will receive from participating in resource development based on the assumption that...

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