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Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives  
http://www.policyalternatives.ca/
Undertakes and promotes research on issues of social and economic justice. Has provincial offices in British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan. Web sites provides access to CCPA publications and research, opinion pieces, and fact sheets. (See Details)
Information and Knowledge for Optimal Health Project (the INFO Project)  
http://www.infoforhealth.org/about.shtml
Ensures that information, knowledge, and best practices for family planning and reproductive health are accessed by multiple audiences with different needs by working to achieve the following results: identify, synthesize, and make available information on useful and best approaches and findings, enhance local capacity to serve local information needs, and strengthen South-South and South-North knowledge communities and networks. Website contains publications and provides information about tools and services they provide. (See Details)
Centre for Feminist Research  
http://www.yorku.ca/cfr/
Brings together faculty, graduate and undergraduate students as well as internationally-renowned investigators from more than 30 countries for collaborative research on issues such as work, education, violence, family relationships, Canadian women's writing, equity initiatives, and human rights. (See Details)
National Organization for Rare Disorders  
http://www.rarediseases.org/
Committed to the identification, treatment, and cure of rare disorders through programs of education, advocacy, research, and service. Consists of a voluntary membership of health organizations. Website contains a rare disease database, a database containing member organizations, and information about research, programs and services about rare diseases. (See Details)
Institute for Gender Research  
http://www.ucalgary.ca/gender/
Conducts and facilitates gender-related research on economic, social and humanist issues, to foster awareness of the importance of gender in personal and public life, and to shape public policy on a regional, national and international level. (See Details)
Centre for Health Services and Policy Research  
http://www.chspr.ubc.ca/
Carries out research into issues of health in population groups, and ways in which health services can best be organized, funded and delivered. (See Details)
Community University Institute for Social Research  
http://www.usask.ca/cuisr/
Forms a partnership between community-based organizations and faculty and graduate students from the University of Saskatchewan. (See Details)
Center for Women Policy Studies  
http://www.centerwomenpolicy.org
Forms an organization that is a unique resource for policy makers, researchers, advocates and community leaders. Identifies cutting edge issues and trends and shape multiethnic feminist responses. Addresses the combined impact of gender, race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status on issues affecting women and girls. Grounds their work in the belief that all issues affecting women are interrelated. (See Details)
Institute of Urban Studies  
http://ius.uwinnipeg.ca/
Researchs urban development issues in a broad, non-partisan context and has never lost sight of the demands of applied research aimed at practical, often novel, solutions to urban problems. (See Details)
Integrity in Science Project  
http://www.cspinet.org/integrity/
Forms an organization that seeks to: raise awareness about the role that corporate funding and other corporate interests play in scientific research, oversight, and publication; investigate and publicize conflicts of interest and other potentially destructive influences of industry-sponsored science; advocate for full disclosure of funding sources by individuals, governmental and non-governmental organizations that conduct, regulate, or provide oversight of scientific investigation or promote specific scientific findings; encourage policy-makers at all levels of government to seek balance on expert advisory committees and to provide public, web-based access to conflict-of-interest information collected in the course of committee formation; encourage journalists to routinely ask scientists and others about their possible conflicts of interests and to provide this information to the public. (See Details)