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.
There are no local residents in the area of research. However, we are having consultations with the Nunavut Government, NWMB and Tunngavik in January 2018. We are also consulting with the Resolute Bay and Grise Fjord HTAs.
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 plan to hire northerners from Resolute or possibly from Grise Fjord to help with the project. This may, however, be challenging due to the remoteness of the sampling area, and the need to stay at the location for a long period of time.
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