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Keeping Canadian values in health care symposium  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/eng/reports/moving9.pdf

Provides a synopsis of the major highlights and recommendations forwarded during a symposium examining the multicultural health services in Nova Scotia.

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Published: 2000
Canadian Council for Refugees: gender-based analysis of settlement  
http://ccrweb.ca/GBAresearch.pdf

Discusses the importance of gender-based analysis within the settlement sector, including in issues of health, education, sexuality, employment, and family relations.

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Published: 2006
Language barriers in access to health care  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hcs-sss/pubs/acces/2001-lang-acces/index-eng.php

The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of current research describing the impact of language barriers on health care access and quality of care, and the role that language access programs can play in addressing these barriers. While the review includes studies done in other countries, this report aims to provide an analysis of the research evidence from a Canadian perspective. (See Details)

Published: 2001
Canadian research on immigration and health: an overview  
www.hc-sc.gc.ca/iacb-dgiac/nhrdp/metropolis/

This report is a part of a series of initiatives under the auspices of the Metropolis Project, aimed at: defining Health Canada's policy research interests in the area of immigration and health, and communicating these to researchers and other stakeholders; assessing the body of research knowledge; identifying trends and gaps in the evidence-base; encouraging research to address identified policy needs; and facilitating knowledge transfer.

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Published: 1999
The health of immigrants and refugees in Canada  
http://journal.cpha.ca/index.php/cjph/article/view/1494/1683

Examines health status issues, as well as health care delivery policies and procedures, for immigrant and refugees in Canada. Identifies gaps in research.

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Published: 2004
Keeping Canadian values in health care: inclusion, diversity and social justice in health: newcomers from Kosovo  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/keeping-canadian.pdf

Identifies barriers to inclusion, diversity and social justice in health care services for newcomers. Discusses multicultural health policy based on diversity and inclusion.

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Published: 1999
Visible minority youth taking action for a healthy future: a guide for ethno-racial training trainers workshops
This pamphlet was developed from recommendations from a Canadian Centre for Women, Education and Development workshop. The objectives of the workshops are to familiarize participants with environmental health issues in an immigrant and visible minority context, to develop environmental health literacy, and to better integrate these issues into the participants’ lives and work. It contains suggestions to help create and lead workshops for school, community, and workplace groups interested in policy education and advocacy on environmental health and justice and primary prevention.
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
Alone in Canada: 21 ways to make it better: a self-help guide for single newcomers (Serbo-Croatian)  
http://www.camh.net/About_Addiction_Mental_Health/Mental_Health_Information/Alone_in_Canada/alone_in_canada_serbian.pdf
Covers a range of topics, in Serbo-Croatian, in order to aid newcomers in learning about Canadian customs and in integrating themselves into Canadian society. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Cuidados medicos no Canada: um guia para Recem-chegados ao Ontario  
http://www.settlement.org/downloads/cuidados_medicos_no_canada.pdf
Provides a guide, in Portuguese, about the health care system in Canada for newcomers living in Toronto, Ontario. Includes a list of contacts and referrals. (See Details)
Published: 2000