Research concept related to social and economic factors of mountain pine beetle infestations
Beyond Boredom QuickNote #3: Breaking Unhealthy Traditions: Community Solutions to Substance Abuse in Hinton, Alberta
Note on solutions offered by research participants for substance abuse problems; education, early intervention, supportive workplaces, detox centres.
Beyond Boredom QuickNote #2: Boom Times in Hinton, Alberta--The Benefits and Challenges of a Changing Economy
Note on the rapidly expanding oil and gas sector in Hinton, benefits and challenges of this change, and issues of community sustainability.
Note on the five main features identified as risk factors for substance abuse in Hinton; divergent sectors, high income, shift work, transience, union
Report on relationship between alcohol and drug issues and economic and social structure, and implications of non-union employment on community health
Report on assessment, based on census, of FMF population and migration, employment, income distribution, poverty, human capital, real estate.
Report reviewing current and historical attempts to develop indicators for measuring community sustainability.
Report analyzing size, structure and development of human populations in the FMF, to try to improve natural resource management.
Presentation given at the March 1999 socio-economic workshop on a social indicators approach to monitoring community sustainability.