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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
Pan-Canadian sector council & immigrant dialogue: barriers affecting the integration of non-regulated occupation immigrants into  
http://www.savie.qc.ca/ccocde/an/Recherche/Rapports/DialogueFinalReportEn.pdf
Identifies and measures specific issues and barriers preventing the integration of non-regulated occupation immigrants and refugees into the Canadian workforce. (See Details)
Published: 2006
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
Pathways to gender justice: a tool kit for people working in the immigrant and refugee serving sector in Canada  
http://www.web.net/~ccr/Gender.pdf
A tool kit that provides guiding principles for gender equity work in the immigrant and refugee serving sector, explores gender analysis in detail, offers immigrant and refugee scenarios, examines how different aspects of our identity intersect with gender, looks at key recommendations for the sector, and provides a glossary of terms. (See Details)
Published: 2006
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.
Clinical management of survivors of rape: a guide to the development of protocols for use in refugee and internally displaced pe  
http://rhrc.org/pdf/cmrs.pdf
Describes best practices in clinical management of women, men and children who have been raped. Intended for use by qualified health care providers (health coordinators, medical doctors, clinical officers, midwives and nurses). Takes into account national policies and practices, and availability of materials and drugs. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Annual report to parliament on immigration, 2006   
http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/pub/annual-report2006/introduction.html
An overview of federal-provincial/territorial agreements and joint initiatives, as well as a gender-based analysis (GBA) of the impact of Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA). (See Details)
Published: 2006