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Council of Canadians with Disabilities  
http://www.ccdonline.ca/

Provides a leading voice for persons with disabilities in Canada. Site contains articles on health public policy, the Latimer case, CCD's work, and more. Les membres du CCD travaillent à l'amélioration des conditions des Canadiennes et Canadiens avec des déficiences. Le site Web offre accès aux documents français du CCD.

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Feminist Alliance for International Action/Alliance canadienne féministe pour l'action internationale (FAFIA)  
http://www.fafia-afai.org/

Forms an alliance of Canadian women's organizations with the specific goal of assisting Canadian women's organizations to intervene in international fora in order to improve the economic conditions of Canadian women. Forme un organisme féministe qui travaille pour promouvoir la participation des femmes et des groupes de femmes en quête d'égalité aux débats actuels et à venir sur la politique nationale étant donné qu'il s'agit de débats alimentés et influencés par les tendances touchant la mondialisation et la libéralisation du commerce.

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Saskatchewan First Nations Women's Commission  
http://www.fsin.com/index.php/womens-commission-sfnwc.html

The Saskatchewan First Nations’ Women’s Commission (SFNWC) is the recognized regional voice for the advancement of First Nations’ women’s and children’s rights in Saskatchewan. The SFNWC is committed to the development and sustenance of healthy communities by which all First Nations people benefit. The SFNWC takes the lead on certain issues that are considered “women’s and children’s issues” in mainstream society, although not dictated as such in First Nations communities because First Nations philosophy emphasizes collective as opposed to individual rights.

 

Historically, since the 1960’s First Nations’ Women in Saskatchewan have come together to discuss a variety of issues and the poor living conditions in which they had to endure. The Saskatchewan First Nations’ Women’s Commission (SFNWC) was formed in 2000, first as a Council, and in February 2004, the Chiefs-in-Assembly voted for the FSIN Convention Act to be amended to include the SFNWC as the seventh Commission. The FSIN Women’s Act was ratified at the June 2004 Chiefs-in-Assembly and is a formal piece of legislation that validates the ongoing movement of Saskatchewan First Nations’ Women.

 

Honoring the Treaties is a priority for Saskatchewan First Nations’ women's groups. The mandate of the Saskatchewan First Nations Women’s Commission is the development of First Nation Women’s rights and advocate to develop women’s strategic initiatives while respecting the Treaty process. In the past we have ensured this vision is met through:

 

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Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC)  
http://www.srdc.org/

The Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC) is a non-profit research organization, created specifically to develop, field test, and rigorously evaluate new programs. Our mission is to help policy-makers and practitioners identify policies and programs that improve the well-being of all Canadians, with a special concern for the effects on the disadvantaged, and to raise the standards of evidence that are used in assessing policies. Our offices are located in Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver.

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United Nation's Platform for Action Committee (UNPAC) - Manitoba  
http://www.unpac.ca/

An association of Manitoba women dedicated to the objectives of the Platform For Action as ratified by Canada at the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women.

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American Heart Association  
http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=1200000

Works to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Engages in advocacy, health policy debates and development, research, and information provision to health care professionals and consumers.

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Policy Research Initiative  
http://policyresearch.gc.ca/
Works to advance research on emerging issues that are highly relevant to the federal government's policy agenda, and to ensure the effective transfer of this knowledge to policy-makers. // Travaille pour faire progresser la recherche sur des questions émergentes qui sont très pertinentes pour le programme politique du gouvernement fédéral et à assurer un transfert efficace du savoir aux responsables de l'élaboration des politiques. (See Details)
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)
Social Planning Council of Winnipeg  
http://www.spcw.mb.ca
The Social Planning Council of Winnipeg plays a unique role in the community by: identifying and defining social planning issues, needs and resources in the community; developing and promoting policy and program options to policy-makers; supporting community groups and the voluntary human service sector; raising community awareness of social issues and human service needs, social policy options and service delivery alternatives, and; serving as a link between the three levels of government and community neighbourhoods. (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)