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Sharing our stories on promoting health and community healing: an Aboriginal women's health project  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/deiterReport.pdf

Presents a broad historical overview of Aboriginal women's health issues and recommendations on how to address and improve the health of Aboriginal women in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

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Published: 2001
"We did it together": low-income mothers working toward a healthier community  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/didItTogether.pdf

Analyzes the determinants of health as they contribute to poverty of low-income mothers and their children. Makes recommendations to create more effective health promotion programs.

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Published: 2001
Community health centres: the better way to health reform
Sets out the case for strengthening primary care and proposes a key part of the solution - the creation of a network of community health centres in each province.
Published: 1995
User's guide to 40 community health indicators
Provides a guide for those interested in the interpretation of health indicators, and contributes to a common base for other community health information systems.
Published: 1992
Sharing responsibility: building healthy communities in Winnipeg's North End  
http://ius.uwinnipeg.ca/pdf/wira_healthy_communities.pdf
Explores the perceptions of inner-city residents and service providers to represent their ideas about building healthy communities. Provides a series of recommendations for involving residents in community building. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Gender and HIV/AIDS: the nuts and bolts of gender-based analysis  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/Gender_and_HIV_The_Nuts_and_bolts_of_GBA.pdf
Presents five health and community care programs that could benefit from gender-based analysis. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Highlights of the Canadian arctic contaminants assessment report : a community reference manual
Highlights information from the Canadian Arctic Contaminants Assessment Report, a report that summaraizes the results of research conducted by the Arctic Environmental Strategy northern Contaminant Program from 1991 to 1997.
Published: 1997
Cultivating community : co-operative gardening  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1987_Healthsharing_Vol_8_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article promotes community organized gardens and their social benefits. Defines Eco-Feminism. Gives examples of successful community garden projects. Lists ways to start a garden in your neighbourhood. 

 


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Published: 1987
The politics of artificial light  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1982_Healthsharing_Spring.pdf

 This article addresses our increased dependency on artificial light, specifically fluorescent light. Describes how this increased dependency came to be. identifies how this change in our environment has impacted our bodies and biological rhythms. Explains how artificial light differs from the sun. 

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Published: 1982
Weeds, wildflowers and women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1987_Healthsharing_Vol_8_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article describes various plants, their uses, nutrients they offer and ways to prepare them. 

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Published: 1987