Equality

Equality

Status of Women Canada, Women's Program Regional Offices, Alberta and Northwest Territories

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
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Services Provided: 
Research
Policy development

A women's program regional office. Promotes gender equity and the full participation of women in Canada's economic, social, cultural, and political life.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
780-495-3839
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-966-3640
Street Address: 
1001 Highfield Place 10010 106 St NW
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T5J 3L8

Status of Women Canada, Women's Program Regional Offices, British Columbia and Yukon

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
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Services Provided: 
Research
Policy development

A women's program regional office. Promotes gender equity and the full participation of women in Canada's economic, social, cultural, and political life.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-666-3465
Email Address: 
swcbcyk@swc-cfc.gc.ca
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-811-1511
Street Address: 
Sinclair Centre 430-757 W Hastings St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6C 1A1

Status of Women Canada, Women's Program Regional Offices, Manitoba

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
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Services Provided: 
Research
Policy development

A women's program regional office. Promotes gender equity and the full participation of women in Canada's economic, social, cultural, and political life.

Contact Info
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-966-3640
Street Address: 
700-310 Broadway Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 0S6

Status of Women Canada, Women's Program Regional Offices, Ontario

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Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Policy development

A women's program regional office. Promotes gender equity and the full participation of women in Canada's economic, social, cultural, and political life.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-952-2182
Street Address: 
PH Level 4900 Yonge St
City: 
Willowdale
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M2N 6A4
Internal Notes : 
Found multiple addresses: -- street: "PH Level 4900 Yonge St" -- street2: "" -- city: "Willowdale" -- province: "Ontario" -- postalcode: "M2N 6A4" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "2nd Floor 457 Richmond St" -- street2: "" -- city: "London" -- province: "Ontario" -- postalcode: "N6A 3E3" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "425-150 Main St W" -- street2: "" -- city: "Hamilton" -- province: "Ontario" -- postalcode: "L8P 1H8" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "3rd Floor 214 Red River Rd" -- street2: "" -- city: "Thunder Bay" -- province: "Ontario" -- postalcode: "P7B 1A6" -- country: "Canada"

Status of Women Canada, Women's Program Regional Offices, Saskatchewan

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Services Provided: 
Research
Policy development

A women's program regional office. Promotes gender equity and the full participation of women in Canada's economic, social, cultural, and political life.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
306-975-5321
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-966-3640
Street Address: 
920-410 22nd St E
City: 
Saskatoon
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S7K 5T6

A cappella north 2

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English
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Paper
Online
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Women's Directorate, Government of Yukon
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Whitehorse, YT

Reports on a survey conducted that explored the lives of young women living in Yukon. Examines such questions as alcohol and drug use, sexual assault, First Nations youth, education, active living and health, and equality.

New guidelines on human research push equality & diversity to the margins

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Penni Mitchell
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Arugues that new Canadian guidelines created to ensure that publicly funded health research is strongly rooted in ethics may not be so ethical after all.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

National Action Committee on the Status of Women

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Advocacy
Policy development
Research

Organization that sought to promote the equality rights of women in Canada through legal education, research and law reform advocacy. 
NOTE:
This organization no longer exists. For information about NAC’s history, please see: http://web.archive.org/web/20070820010546/http://www.nac-cca.ca/about/his_e.htm

National Organization of Immigrant and Visible Minority Women of Canada

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Groups Served: 
Immigrants
Refugees
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

NOIVMWC is an umbrella national organization with a vision of creating equality for all women. It was created in 1986 with a focus on forming a united national voice to ensure equality for immigrant and visible minority women within bilingual Canada. NOIVMWC advocates for various issues affecting immigrant and visible minority women. We have made significant progress on many fronts and our activities are becoming more important, considering the increasing diversity of the Canadian population.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(613)232-0689 Fax:
Website/URL: 
Tollfree Phone Number: 
(613)232-0988
Street Address: 
219 Argyle St
Addt'l Street Address: 
suite 412
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2P 2H4
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YMCA Canada

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Research
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy
Support group/peer support
Day services
Residence
Housing

The country’s oldest largest women's multi-service organization. With 33 Member Associations operating in more than 400 districts and communities across the country, their Turning Point Programs for Women™ - which address personal safety, economic security and well-being – reach out to 1 million women and girls in nine provinces and one territory. YWCA is the largest national provider of shelter to women, serving 25,000 women, children and teen girls including 6,000 fleeing domestic violence each year. They are the largest provider of literacy, life skills, employment and counselling programs in the country, and the second largest provider of childcare services. YWCA Canada is a member association of the World YWCA which unites 25 million women and girls worldwide and spans 125 countries.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-967-9622
Email Address: 
services@ymca.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416-967-9618
Street Address: 
6th Floor
Addt'l Street Address: 
42 Charles St E
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4Y 1T4
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