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Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada

Committed to accessible, affordable, high quality, non-profit child care services for Canadians. Promotes the development of a broad consensus of support within all regions of Canada to pursue child care issues at the federal level. Seeks to expand and improve the child care system, with emphasis on high quality child care. Advances child care issues through public education, research, policy development and proactive promotion.

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Chinese Canadian National Council
Muscular Dystrophy Association

Muscular Dystrophy Canada is a not-for-profit organization committed to finding a cure for neuromuscular disorders through well funded research.  Muscular Dystrophy Canada’s dedicated volunteers and staff across the country raise funds to enhance the lives of those affected by over 150 different kinds of neuromuscular disorders by continually working to provide ongoing support and resources. 


From coast to coast, Muscular Dystrophy Canada delivers a variety of programs within 5 key areas of service: Education; Information; Advocacy; Support; and Equipment.   To learn more about our services, click here or contact your regional office.

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Centre for Independent Living in Toronto

CILT is a consumer-controlled, community-based resource organization. We help people with disabilities to learn Independent Living skills and integrate into the community. (Please note: CILT is a resource agency and does not do any political, systemic or group advocacy!)

CILT operates on the philosophy of the Independent Living movement which was developed in response to traditional rehabilitation services models. CILT's aim is to develop and implement dignified social services that empower individuals rather than create dependencies. We encourage people with disabilities to take control of their own lives by exercising their right to examine options, make choices, take risks and even make mistakes.


Centre for Independent Living in Toronto (CILT) Inc.
, Toronto, Ontario 

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Turner's Syndrome Society of Canada

The Turner Syndrome Society of Canada, a non-profit charitable organization, was founded in 1981 by an individual with TS who wanted to share experiences and information. It provides support services for individuals with TS and their families and disseminates up-to-date medical information to families, physicians and the general public.

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Haliman-Norfolk Women's Shelter

Haldimand & Norfolk Women's Sevices is a charitable, non-profit corporation governed by an elected Board of Directors. Programs and services are funded by the Ministry of Community and Social Services, Ministry of Child & Youth Services and the Ministry of Health. Project Grants have been made availible through the Ontario Trillium Foundation and the Ministry of the Attorney General. Our many programs and services are enhanced by the generous support of community donations.


In addition to the services and programs for women who have experienced abuse and children who witness abuse, we educate and advocate for social, cultural and political change for women's equality and human rights.

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Canadian Psychiatric Association
Forms a national voluntary professional association for psychiatrists dedicated to ensuring the highest possible standard of professional practice in providing psychiatric services to Canadians. (See Details)
Care Watch Toronto
A voluntary non-profit group of individuals and organizations with a focus on in-home long-term care in Ontario. Mission is to establish sustained, accessible, high-quality in-home care for all who need it. (See Details)
National Union of Public and General Employees
Forms an organization of 15 component unions. Monitors provincial and federal labour laws and developments. Analyzes restructuring of social programs and public services. Reports on and contribute to legislation affecting the workplace. Gives members a national presence through participation in the Canadian Labour Congress and internationally through Public Services International. Develops and shares successful bargaining strategies with our component unions. Contributes to a national framework of services and solidarity to benefit all Canadian workers. (See Details)
Ginsler and Associates, Inc.
Works with community organizations, donors, and governments in such areas as community development, human services planning, and community capacity building on issues of homelessness, hunger, community research, and multi-sector co-ordination and collaboration. Website contains some free publications, a list of recent clints, and information about issues they assist with such as proposal writing. (See Details)