Government

  • Landscape Guidelines Industrial Development

    Project Description

     For all industrial areas, Inukshuk developed landscape guidelines addressing property screening, the use of fencing, earth berms, planning and combinations of the three with regulations for each to properly screen the areas individual properties.

    Client:

     City of Whitehorse

  • Landscaping Recommendations Downtown

    Project Description

    Inukshuk produced recommendations for landscape elements in the Downtown Business District. Areas covers were: street tree and tree grate selection, shrub bed plantings and maintenance, site furnishings, color use and lighting for a more lively Downtown area.

    Client:

     Government of Canada

  • Alcan Dempster

    Project Description

    Evaluation of land use impacts of corridor alternatives in Whitehorse and Dawson City regions. Work required integrated resource analysis including a review of mining claims, current land status, trapline activity, wildlife habitat and related data.

    Client:

    Foothills Pipeline (Yukon) Ltd.

  • Alsek Pass

    Project Description

    In a joint venture with Axys Environmental Consulting Ltd., the study team assessed the potential benefits and impacts associated with a proposed road and day-use area to be constructed in an environmentally sensitive area on the boundary of Kluane National Park.

    Client:

    Canadian Heritage Parks Canada
    Government of Yukon 

  • alternative development

    Project Description

     This study examined current national and international literature and considered the applicability of the methods being used in a northern and Yukon-specific context. Planning design concepts and site servicing methods were examined and project highlights described. The study resulted in the most comprehensive bibliography currently available on the subject.

    Client:

     Government of Yukon

  • Project Description

    The reclamation strategy incorporates final pit closure recommendations and site reclamation guidelines. The plan was divided into two phases, Phase 1 involving reclamation work around the periphery of the lease, and Phase 2 involving site re-grading and slope stabilisation following closure of quarry operations. The reclamation plan allows for integration of the Annie Lake lease into a park and provides the basic infrastructure needed for development at virtually no cost to the municipality. 

    Client:

     Annie Lake Trucking Ltd/Government of Yukon

  • bonnet plume

    Project Description

     Inukshuk produced a management plan for the Bonnet Plume watershed, providing direction and support required for Heritage River nomination. The Board complimented the Yukon on the thoroughness and utility of the plan. The Bonnet Plume is now a member of the Canadian Heritage Rivers System.

    Client:

     Government of Yukon

  • Campbell Highway Interpretive Plan

    Project Description

    Inukshuk completed a Yukon-wide framework for highway interpretive signage in 1995. The following year a corridor plan for the Robert Campbell Highway and South Canol Road was completed. The Campbell Highway stretches 583 km between Watson Lake and Carmacks while the South Canol Road is 220 km long.

    Client:

     Government of Yukon

  • Canyon city 2014

    Project Description

    In response to numerous spot land applications occurring in the area of Canyon Creek, Inukshuk was retained investigate whether the area would be suitable for a planned rural residential subdivision. The report concluded that a planned subdivision would complement the current nature of development and reduce sprawl. Two conceptual options for subdivision design were provided to the client.

    Client: 

    Government of Yukon

     
  • Coal River Springs Territorial Park

    Project Description

     Inukshuk negotiated an innovative partnership involving the Nature Conservancy of Canada, Foothills Pipelines Ltd., and the Liard First Nation to expedite government approval for Yukon’s first ecological reserve.

    Client:

     Government of Yukon

  • Copper Ridge Subdivision Redesign

    Project Description

    Inukshuk was commissioned to redesign the final development phases of Whitehorse’s largest new subdivision. The redesign responded to a variety of issues including changing lot size demands, interface fire risk and the need to lower servicing costs. 

    Client:

     Government of Yukon

  • Project Description

    Inukshuk redesigned the original plan to improve lot yield, reduce construction costs and eliminate grade problems created by the hilly terrain. The new design was more responsive to landscape features, views and ground conditions and received a positive market reception..

    Client:

    Government of Yukon

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    Project Description

    In 2011, the Aviation Branch contracted Inukshuk to investigate the level of interest in acquiring lease lots on the south side of the runway as part of improvement plans for Dawson City Airport. Inukshuk created and administered an on-line survey to reach as many potential lessees as possible. Much of the current demand appeared related to the seasonal mining exploration boom. Inukshuk provided a plan to maximize opportunities for the airport and minimize existing and potential conflict amongst fixed and rotary wing lessees over the long term.

    Client:

     Government of Yukon

  • Dawson Airport

    Project Description

    The study analyzed the current level and type of airport use, determined the source of present demand and forecast future requirements. It also examined whether present operating limitations were constraining market development or restricting airline industry operations.

    Client:

    Government of Yukon

  • Dawson Dome Subdivision Options

    Project Description

     Inukshuk examined options for infill residential development including redevelopment of a 14 ha gravel quarry and former gold mine for residential purposes. Issues included the need for road realignment, slopes, active quartz and placer mining claims, site services and competing land uses.

    Client:

     Government of Yukon

  • Dawson Waterfront Plan

    Project Description

     Inukshuk identified lands available for use and which uses might be acceptable from a community development perspective. The plan provided an objective evaluation of the opportunities and constraints imposed by the existing uses, land ownership pattern, site location and management jurisdiction.

    Client:

    City of Dawson

  • Dawson Waterfront

    Project Description

    Inukshuk identified lands available for use and which uses might be acceptable from a community development perspective. The plan provided an objective evaluation of the opportunities and constraints imposed by the existing uses, land ownership pattern, site location and management jurisdiction.

    Client:

     City of Dawson

  • Dena Cho Trail

    Project Description

    Following a traditional route along the north bank of the Pelly River, the 80 km trail commemorates the role of First Nations prospectors in the economic development of the area. The project is a partnership with the communities of Faro and Ross River and will provide the region with a major eco-tourism resource.

    Client:

    Town of Faro, Ross River Dena Council

  • Dena Cho Trail marketing

    Project Description

    An interpretation plan was developed for the communities of Ross River and Faro to help guide decision-making regarding the development of Dena Cho Trail interpretive material and media, interpretive site locations and potential thematic opportunities. The marketing plan component provides recommendations on product development strategies, marketing tactics and brand identity.

    Client:

     Town of Faro

  • Dome Petroleum

    Project Description

    The company’s proposed rezoning request and environmental assessment were reviewed. The firm’s principal acted as the technical advisor to the City Solicitor in hearings and negotiations with the company.

    Client:

    City of Edmonton