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Canadian Federation of University Women Victoria  
http://www.cfuwvictoria.org/

The Club, now known as CFUW Victoria, was founded in 1908 as the University Women’s Club of Victoria. In 1919 this Club was one of five founding members of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW). That same year CFUW became a founding member of the International Federation of University Women (IFUW). The Canadian Federation of University Women Victoria(CFUWV), is a voluntary, non partisan, non-profit, self-funded club of more than 250 members who meet together for learning, enjoyment, friendship and fun. We are active in supporting higher education for women and in advocating for women’s rights.

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Carleton Technology & Training Centre  
http://www.carleton.ca/infocarleton
Winnipeg Technical College  
http://www.wtc.mb.ca/wp/
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada  
http://www.aucc.ca/
Justice Institute of British Columbia  
http://www.jibc.ca/

Established in 1978 with a provincial mandate under the College & Institute Act, JIBC now delivers leading edge public safety and justice education and training in BC, Canada and internationally. More than 29,000 students from over 20 countries take our programs and courses annually.

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Muscular Dystrophy Association  
http://muscle.ca/

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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Law Foundation of British Columbia  
http://www.lawfoundationbc.org/

The Law Foundation of British Columbia is a non-profit foundation created by legislation in 1969 to receive and distribute the interest on clients' funds held in lawyers' pooled trust accounts maintained in financial institutions.

 

The Legal Profession Act directs the Law Foundation to distribute these funds in five areas:

 

  • legal education;
  • legal research;
  • legal aid;
  • law reform; and
  • law libraries.

 

The Foundation recognizes that while its objectives are legal in nature, the income is to be allocated to programs that will benefit the general public of British Columbia.

 

A grant application:

  • must be submitted by a non-profit organization
  • must fall within one or more of the five mandated areas
  • must establish a clear benefit to the people of British Columbia
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Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women  
http://www.nald.ca/litweb/other/cclow/

The Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW), was a national feminist organization dedicated to addressing education and training issues for girls and women. Disbanding in 2001, their vision was women's social, political and economic equality through expanded learning opportunities; their focus areas being literacy, equity in education and job training.


Over the years (1970's - 2001) the CCLOW accumulated a large collection of important literature, which everyone wanted to see preserved. In answer to this, the National Adult Literacy Database (NALD) has created a comprehensive, searchable archive of all the CCLOW's literature, including:


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Hesperian  
http://www.hesperian.org/

The Hesperian Foundation is a non-profit publisher of books and newsletters for community-based health care. Simply written and heavily illustrated, Hesperian books are designed so that people with little formal education can understand, apply and share health information. Developed collaboratively with health workers and community members from around the world, our books and newsletters address the underlying social, political, and economic causes of poor health and suggest ways groups can organize to improve health conditions in their communities. (See Details)

Conseil des ministres de l'Éducation (Canada)  
http://www.cmec.ca/
Provides a mechanism through which ministers consult and act on matters of mutual interest, and the instrument through which they consult and cooperate with national education organizations and the federal government. Also represents the education interests of the provinces and territories internationally. Sert d'instrument des provinces et des territoires, et permet aux ministres de se concerter et d'agir dans des domaines d'intérêt mutuel. Également le mécanisme par lequel les ministres collaborent avec les organisations pancanadiennes en éducation et le gouvernement fédéral. Représente à l'étranger les intérêts des provinces et des territoires en matière d'éducation. (See Details)