Examining Men’s Boating Safety Practices in Inuvik, Northwest Territories

This research will involve working alongside the community of Inuvik, NWT to develop culturally safe solutions to address men’s boating safety behaviours in the northern Canada. The intern will spend time in Inuvik to learn about men’s water safety practices in the community. Benefits to the research participants, communities, and NWT Recreation and Parks Association include having the opportunity to discuss and voice concerns related to the boating safety practices of men in NWT. Participants will also benefit from participating in the creation and implementation of a pilot intervention program and development of a revised program in their community to reduce injury, death, and property damage of property damage associated with boating accidents.

Faculty Supervisor:

Audrey Giles


Catherine Glass


NWT Recreation & Parks Association




Sports and recreation


University of Ottawa



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