s3.9.3: Does the project proposal involve scientific research?
If yes, will the applicant integrate all available and relevant local and traditional knowledge when conducting its research?
Consultation with Nunavut Research Institute:
s3.9.5: Has the applicant consulted with the Nunavut Research Institute about research topics that would benefit or interest local residents?
i. Describe the results of your consultation.
This research expedition contributes to Geological Hazard research being conducted offshore Nunavut by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). Calvin Campbell, the NRCan proponent, has met with NRI in the past to discuss research priorities. He has also visited several Baffin communities to discuss the research and get feedback (Pond Inlet- March 2014; Clyde River in March 2014, May 2015, March 2016; Qikiqtarjuaq in March 2014, May 2015, March 2016; Pangnirtung in May 2015; and Iqaluit in May 2015, March 2016). In general, both NRI and the communites are supportive of the research.
Local Services and Local Employment:
s3.9.4: Will the applicant rely on local services and employment where possible?
i. Describe the services retained and the people to be employed.
This research is in coordination with another expedition on the CCGS Hudson. For that expedition, research assistants from Clyde River, Qikiqtarjuaq and/or Pangnirtung will be hired to participate in the work onboard the research vessel.
Communication on Scientific Research:
s3.2.8: The applicant will, at minimum, translate a summary of its work into Inuktitut and communicate with communities using language that is clear and non-technical. The results of all scientific re