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Interviewing Inuit elders: perspectives on traditional health

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Michele Therrien
Frederic Laugrand
Publisher: 
Nunavut Arctic College
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Arviat, NU

Examines traditional Inuit health practices and beliefs as remembered by both North and South Baffin elders: from treatments for fractures to methods of diagnosis and attitudes toward the injured or ill. PDF to read

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Rural women caregivers in Canada

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English
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Online
Author: 
Kay Crosato
Beverly Leipert
Publisher: 
Rural and Remote Health
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Victoria, Australia

Examines the barriers and challenges rural women face when providing care for an elder in rural Canada. PDF required.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14456354
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Includes bibliographical references.

An exceptional resource for women in the Outaouais: The Josée McCann Centre

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Marie-France Loiselle
Publisher: 
Forum on Corrections Research
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes the services for women offenders of the Josée McCann Centre, a community strategy for women offenders in regions outside major urban centres. PFD required.

Women with violent offence histories: A comparison

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Amey Bell
Publisher: 
Forum on Corrections Research
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a comparison of repeat violent women offenders to their non-violent and one-time violent counterparts on various criteria including sociodemographics, offence type, sentence length, risk and need levels.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Managing maximum security women in Federal Corrections 1989-2004

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Lisa Watson
Publisher: 
Forum on Corrections Research
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Recounts the history of interventions with maximum security women in the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) since 1989.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Structured living environments in Canadian federal institutions for women

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Roma Cunningham
Publisher: 
Forum on Corrections Research
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes the structured living environment offered at Hummingbird House, which offers services to women offenders with significant mental health and emotional disregulation issues.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Implementation of a supervision project for federally-sentenced women in Montreal

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Ruth Gagnon
Publisher: 
Forum on Corrections Research
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the work done by a team of women parole officers whose mandate is to supervise only federally sentenced women on conditional release in the Montreal area and Longueuil.

Cyberfeminism: from theory to practice

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English
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Online
Author: 
CJ Rowe
Publisher: 
Womyn's Voices
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Defines 'cyberfeminism' and discusses the role the Internet can play in the women's movement.

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Canadian Doctors for Medicare

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Works to advocate for the preservation of publicly funded health care in Canada, and to inform and educate doctors, policy makers, other health practitioners and the general public about the value, efficiency, quality and equity of publicly funded health care and the reality of alternative systems.

Primary Telephone: 
416-351-3300
Email Address: 
info@canadiandoctorsformedicare.ca
Fax Number: 
416-351-0107
Street Address: 
1001-2 Carlton St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5B 1J3

Parallel private health insurance in Australia: a cautionary tale and lessons for Canada

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English
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Online
Author: 
Jeremiah Hurley
Rhema Vaithianathana
Thomas F Crossley
Deborah Cobb-Clark
Publisher: 
Canadian Doctors for Medicare
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines Australia's experience with parallel finance for inpatient hospital services to provide insight regarding the effectiveness of a parallel system of private finance in reducing costs and wait times in the public system.

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Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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