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Assisting immigrant and refugee women abused by their sponsors: a guide for service providers  
http://www.bcifv.org/pubs/Assisting_Immigrant_Women.pdf
Describes the immigration processes that service providers need to be aware of when working with immigrant or refugee women who are abused by their sponsor. Suggests particular difficulties faceced in accessing personal safety, protection and the consequences of leaving an abusive sponsor. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Breaking down the barriers: helping newcomers to Canada have healthy lifestyles  
http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1150201470326&pagename=CHN-RCS/CHNResource/CHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource&NL=20060701en
Points out the special health care access needs experienced by those new to Canada. Describes services provided by clinics focusing on immigrant, refugee, and cross-cultural health care. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers  
http://www.camh.net/About_Addiction_Mental_Health/Mental_Health_Information/Alone_in_Canada/index.html
Covers a range of topics explaining Canadian life in order to aid newcomers in learning about Canadian customs and in integrating themselves into Canadian society. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Strategic framework to foster immigration to francophone minority communities  
http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/pub/framework-minorities.html
Presents the strategic framework proposed to increase the number of French-speaking immigrants in Francophone minority communities and to facilitate their reception and integration. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Isolated, afraid and forgotten: the service delivery needs and realities of immigrant and refugee women who are battered   
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hppb/familyviolence/html/femisol_e.html
Provides an overview of the needs of immigrant and refugee women who are battered, the range of non-government services available to meet those needs, and some of the barriers to appropriate and effective service delivery. (See Details)
Published: 1990
Homelessness: immigrant women and domestic violence  
http://www.bcifv.org/resources/newsletter/2004/fall/immigrant.shtml
Examines the problems immigrant and refugee women face when attempting to leave a violence family situation. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Movements across borders: Chinese women migrants in Canada  
http://www.harbour.sfu.ca/freda/reports/daare.htm
Responds to the global phenomenon of migration, specifically the mobility rights of the 90 Fujianese women who arrived Coast Salish land, Canada in the summer of 1999. Examines the connections between migration and globalization. (See Details)
Culture, violence, and inequality  
http://www.harbour.sfu.ca/freda/articles/culture.htm
Examines the positive and negative perceptions of cultural difference and the real impact of inequalities for women of colour, and immigrant and refugee women from racialized communities. Includes references. (See Details)
Published: 1997
Immigrant women and health: OCASI Presentation  
http://www.ocasi.org/index.php?qid=785&catid=151
Presentation discusses health and wellness issues of immigrant and refugee women, including barriers and challenges in accessing healthcare services,and lack of research on immigrant women and healthcare. Also provides a statistical overview. (See Details)
Health information for newcomers  
http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/newcomer/fact_health.html
Explains how to get medical services in Canada, how to apply for a provincial health insurance card, which medical services are and are not covered by Medicare, and what to do when visiting or moving to another province. (See Details)
Published: 2003