Search Resources (English): Urban planning

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Gendered cities: built and physical environments  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/builtEN.pdf

Explores the current form and structure of urban centres. Demonstrates how a gender-sensitive built environment would integrate the economies of unpaid work in the home with paid work outside the home.

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Published: 2005
Racialized and immigrant women in cities  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/racialEN.pdf

Outlines who racialized and immigrant women are, some challenges racialized and immigrant women experience in cities, and government responsibilities.

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Published: 2005
Gender mainstreaming in local governments  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/GenderMainstreamingEN.pdf

Outlines key definitions, strategies, and challenges of gender mainstreaming and gender budgeting. Provides an overview of initiatives developed by Ottawa and Montreal to address gender and diversity at the municipal level.

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Published: 2005
Women with disabilities in the urban environment  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/wwdisaEN.pdf

Looks at the social participation of women with disabilities. Examines how issues of identity, accessibility, poverty, housing supports, transportation, and urban governance intersect with one another.

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Published: 2005
Increasing women's participation in municipal decision-making processes: strategies for more inclusive Canadian communities: a r  
http://www.fcm.ca/CMFiles/toolkit1UCU-3262008-8944.pdf

Provides tools, policies and best practices used in Canadian municipalities to effectively involve diverse women in municipal decision-making processes.

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Published: 2004
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