s6.4.2: 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?
Local Services and Local Employment:
s6.4.3: Will the applicant rely on local services and employment where possible?
Describe the services retained and people to be employed.
As done in past years, we will hire local residents as field guides which will usually be selected by the mayor/mayoress.
Communication on Scientific Research:
s6.4.4: Will the applicant communicate with communities in language that is clear, non-technical, in Inuktitut and English and communicate to the affected communities the results of all scientific res
Consultation with Nunavut Research Institute:
s6.4.5: Has the applicant made all reasonable efforts to consult with the Nunavut Research Institute about research that would benefit or interest local residents?
Describe the results of your consultation.
We will do this over the coming weeks as we are still in the early planning phase. We usually get in touch with staff at NRI in Iqaluit (Mosha Cote, Mosesie Kilabuk, Mary Ellen Thomas, Rick Armstrong) and inform in advance and contact local authorities in Igloolik. We will contact the mayor of Igloolik Lucassie Ivalu and the director of the Igloolik HTO (David Angutirjuaq) of our plans for the research and the fieldwork mission in August/September.