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?
If no, explain why it is not possible.
The field crew and helicopter will be staying at a lodge located on Aylmer Lake in the Northwest Territories which, will provide our food and accommodation. Our fuel is cached at the lodge . The closest community to provide services is Yellowknife, therefore our project logistics will be expedited from there.
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.
Documents such as the Nunvut Land Use Plan from the Nunavut Research Institutes's (NRI) website have been reviewed. Last year's associated project ( 2017 research license 03 009 17N-A ) conducted the same field-based research in Kivalliq near Baker Lake and Arviat . We are in the process of sending letters of intent to the Kitikmeot Inuit Association as well as communities and HTOs who have interests in the region we wish to visit .