Sampling Continues
April - June 2018
Who can participate?
  • Anyone who has lived in Yellowknife, Ndilo or Dettah for the past 12 months.
  • Anyone from 3 to 79 years old, and Elders.
To perticipate contact:

Yellowknife residents (random & volunteers):
Stacey/Carine at (867) 445-1574
Renata at ykhemp@uottawa.ca

Yellowknives Dene First Nation:
Elizabeth Liske at (867) 766-3496
elizabethl@ykdene.com

North Slave Metis Alliance:
Nicole Goodman at (867) 873-6762
nicole.goodman@nsma.net

News & Events archive
2017 PARTICIPANTS!

A total of 898 people from Yellowknife, Ndilo and Dettah participated in the arsenic study in the fall 2017. Laboratory analysis of urine and toenail clippings continues to take place at University of Ottawa. Participants will receive their results in a personal letter in September 2018!
Contact Us details
Renata Rosol
Project Coordinator
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON
Phone: (613) 325-9080
Email: ykhemp@uottawa.ca
Careers

Research Assistant

The Health Effects Monitoring Program, as part of the Giant Mine Remediation Project, is currently seeking Research Assistants (part-time) to support our program!

The Research Assistants (RAs) will work with randomly selected households in Yellowknife, and will be responsible for conducting interviews, and collecting biological samples of toenail clippings, urine and saliva.