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Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council  
http://www.miic.ca

Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council Inc. (MIIC)  promotes and supports the protection and resettlement of refugees and offers a range of services that welcomes and assists refugee newcomers in their settlement and integration into Canadian society.  MIIC strives to enable independence and full participation of these newcomers in our community.

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Multicultural Women's Organization of Newfoundland & Labrador  
http://mwonl.info/

Works to identify the needs of multicultural women and provide social support in terms of cultural, social, political, economic and educational areas at the provincial level, and to be an advocate on issues dealing with immigrant and visible minority women. Provides speaker series and forums addressing issues and concerns of immigrant and visible minority women. Also produces a newsletter.

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Immigrant Women of Saskatchewan - Saskatoon  
http://www.internationalwomenofsaskatoon.org/
Provides a drop-in centre; catering services and offers weekly English As A Second Language (ESL) classes. Currently working on Health & Poverty Reduction project; Youth Leadership and Toastmaster. (See Details)
Riverdale Immigrant Women's Centre  
http://riwc.ca/

Supports Chinese and South Asian women in taking greater control of their lives. Provides cultural and language specific services. These community determined strategies are developed and delivered by immigrant women.

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Women's Health in Women's Hands  
http://www.whiwh.com/

Works to enhance sense of self-esteem and health by placing women's health into women's hands. It is a participatory centre for women of diverse backgrounds and needs. Constantly challenge our assumptions and analysis and we are committed to being advocates for change in our community.

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Women Working with Immigrant Women of New Brunswick
Works to act as support for immigrant women in New Brunswick; to establish provincial and national communication networks which provide an opportunity to collectively express their concerns; to lobby provincial and federal governments on issues regarding their status; to act as a liaison between immigrant women and existing community agencies and resources; to initiate and coordinate programs which serve their needs; to promote public awareness of issues and to act as an advocate; to establish a resource centre.
Metropolitan Immigrant Settlement Association  
http://www.misa.ns.ca/
Forms a community-based organization which welcomes newcomers and recognizes their essential role in Canada. Offers crisis outreach, counselin and referrals for issues related to domestic violnece, racism, and other personal concerns. Provides a job training program, employment counseling, computer lab, business program for entrepreneurs, language assessment and ESL referrals. (See Details)
Immigrant, Refugee and Visible Minority Women of Saskatchewan
Works to raise public awareness about issues affecting immigrant, refugee and visible minority (IRVM) women. Promotes the participation of IRVM women in Canadian society. Provides education, counselling and language classes. Administers the Health of Immigrant Children Project. Undertakes research and public advocacy activities on issues concerning IRVM women. Networks with other equity seeking organizations. Offices in Moose Jaw, Regina, Saskatoon and Yorkton.
Centre for Refugee Studies  
http://www.yorku.ca/crs/
Produces research on refugee advocacy, inequities in the global refugee regime, and managing environmental and resource conflicts, as well as education for refugees—both abroad and in Canada. (See Details)
New Experiences for Latin American Refugee Women
Provides essential settlement services to refugee and immigrant women. Helps orient women to the country and reach their goals to become contributing members of society. Resource listing.