Help support CRIAW's work >>
 

Publications

Search
 
Categories
Author
Published Year
Year
Archives
Year
May 26, 2016
Local Women Matter #10: Imagining Alternatives for Sustainable Development This fact sheet is about imagining alternatives for sustainable resource development. It looks at approaches to resource development that exist in other parts of the world. Why not here? These approaches include: 1) recognition of Indigenous rights and control over traditional territory, 2) redistribution of wealth gained from resource extraction, and 3) adoption of slow and sustainable ways to use natural resources and 4) community engagement in decision-making that values diverse and marginalized women.
May 26, 2016
Local Women Matter #9: Women Improving Community Well-Being This fact sheet focuses on how local women are improving community well-being. Two examples are featured: 1) development of a Community Vitality Index in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador and 2) activism by women from Pictou Landing First Nation in Nova Scotia to stop pollution of their local water by a pulp and paper mill.
May 26, 2016
Local Women Matter #8: How Local Women and Northern Communities Can Benefit from Resource Extraction This fact sheet looks at how local women and northern communities can benefit from resource extraction. It focuses on two ways to do this: 1) Impact Benefit Agreements and, 2) the Environmental Impacts Assessment process that happens before a major resource development project begins.
May 26, 2016
Local Women Matter #7: Northern Community Models that Value Local Women This fact sheet outlines four northern community models that value local women. The models show a range of ways to engage local women in communities to influence and deal with issues that arise with local resource extraction.
May 26, 2016
Local Women Matter #6: Modern Resource Extraction This fact sheet considers what modern resource extraction means for women, their families and communities. It also explores the political and global economic forces driving resource extraction in northern Manitoba and Labrador.
May 26, 2016
Local Women Matter #5: Displaced from the Land This fact sheet traces the histories of how local people in northern Manitoba and Labrador were displaced from the land and what that means today.
May 26, 2016
Local Women Matter #4: How Colonialism Affects Women This fact sheet zeroes in on how colonialism affects women, explaining how it has changed and devalued women’s roles in local communities over time.
May 26, 2016
Local Women Matter #3: Colonialism and its impacts This fact sheet discusses how Colonialism has disrupted people’s relationship with water and land. It describes how Canadian colonization aimed to destroy Indigenous cultures, values, and women’s respected roles.
May 26, 2016
Local Women Matter #2: Local Relationships with Land & Water This fact sheet explores Indigenous perspectives and values related to the land and water, and why it is important to understand and consider these worldviews in resource development.
May 26, 2016
Local Women Matter #1: Introduction and Overview This fact sheet provides an introduction to the "Resource Development in Northern Communities; Local Women Matter" series and an overview of the fact sheets contained within it. The series aims to foster understanding about, and provide ideas
for, how to develop resources in northern Canadian communities in ways that ensure women, children and their communities benefit.
May 12, 2016
FemNorthNet Submission to Standing Committee on Status of Women: GBA+ in Environmental Assessments In early May 2016, FemNorthNet was invited to make a submission to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women regarding "Gender Based Analysis in the Federal Government". Given our extensive research on the lack of gender based analysis in the assessment of resource development and extraction projects, FemNorthNet submitted a brief about the need for Gender Based Analysis Plus (GBA+) in Environmental Assessment (EA) processes in Canada. The brief summarizes our research findings about the current state of gender-based analysis in EA processes across Canada, discusses how GBA+ could be better integrated into EA processes, and emphasizes the fact that GBA+ could mitigate negative impacts of resource development and extraction projects on diverse northern women.
Showing: 1 to 11 of 11 Results