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?
ii. If no, explain why.
Because the palaeontological, an NRI application was not necessary and falls under CLEY permitting. I have contacted the NRI int he past about this work and was directed to the Archaeology and Palaeontology Permit process.
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.
We will be hiring a local guide form Resolute to accompany us for the full duration of the fieldwork. They will act as a source of local knowledge, help oversee team safety in the field, and help ensure that we act in respect of local customs. We have provisionally agreed a compensation of $500 per day. In Resolute, we will make use of services and business based there in order to obtain supplies for camp prior to expedition.
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