Gender equity

Gender equity

Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

Promotes equality for women primarily using the sex equality provisions of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms; sponsors test cases before the Canadian courts, human rights commissions and government agencies on behalf of women; to provide public education on the issue of sex equality.

Primary Telephone: 
204-988-0336
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@leaf.ca
Fax Number: 
204-957-0945
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-661-5323
Street Address: 
1800-415 Yonge St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5B 2E7
Internal Notes : 
Multiple Fax found: "204-957-0945 and 416-595-7191 and 506-453-3585 and 902-368-5226 and 902-423-3544" Multiple Primary found: "204-988-0336 and 306-653-5150 and 403-526-2806 and 403-668-6576 and 403-873-6543 and 416-595-7170 and 506-453-4800 and 604-684-8772 and 709-576-2601 and 902-368-5574 and 902-420-3452 and 905-522-3977 and N/A" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "" -- street2: "1800-415 Yonge St" -- city: "Toronto" -- province: "Ontario" -- postalcode: "M5B 2E7" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "PO Box 82006, RPO Glenmor Landing" -- street2: "" -- city: "Calgary" -- province: "Alberta" -- postalcode: "T2V 5H9" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "PO Box 4668" -- street2: "" -- city: "Edmonton" -- province: "Alberta" -- postalcode: "T6E 5G5" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "9th Floor" -- street2: "400 St. Mary Ave" -- city: "Winnipeg" -- province: "Manitoba" -- postalcode: "R3P 0B9" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "PO Box 609" -- street2: "420 MacLeod Trail SE" -- city: "Medicine Hat" -- province: "Alberta" -- postalcode: "T1A 7G5" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "#2 Mckenzie House, University of New Brunswick, PO Box 4400, Stn. A" -- street2: "" -- city: "Fredericton" -- province: "New Brunswick" -- postalcode: "E3B 5A3" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "PO Box 8700" -- street2: "" -- city: "St. John's" -- province: "" -- postalcode: "A1B 4J6" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "PO Box 939" -- street2: "" -- city: "Yellowknife" -- province: "Northwest Territories" -- postalcode: "X1A 2N7" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "" -- street2: "2830 Agricola St" -- city: "Halifax" -- province: "Nova Scotia" -- postalcode: "B3K 4E4" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "" -- street2: "3 Sunset Dr" -- city: "Charlottetown" -- province: "Prince Edward Island" -- postalcode: "C1A 3J6" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "" -- street2: "601-402 21 St E" -- city: "Saskatoon" -- province: "Saskatchewan" -- postalcode: "S7K 0C3" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "" -- street2: "905-207 Hastings St W" -- city: "Vancouver" -- province: "British Columbia" -- postalcode: "V6B 1H7" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "" -- street2: "409 Lowe St" -- city: "Whitehorse" -- province: "Yukon Territories" -- postalcode: "Y1A 1W7" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "" -- street2: "1473 Southview Dr" -- city: "Sudbury" -- province: "Ontario" -- postalcode: "P3E 2J9" -- country: "Canada"

Canadian Council For Refugees

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

A non-profit umbrella organization committed to the rights and protection of refugees in Canada and around the world and to the settlement of refugees and immigrants in Canada.  The membership is made up of organizations involved in the settlement, sponsorship and protection of refugees and immigrants.  The Council serves the networking, information-exchange and advocacy needs of its membership.

Primary Telephone: 
514-277-7223
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
ccr@web.net
Fax Number: 
514-277-1447
Street Address: 
302-6839 Drolet
City: 
Montreal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H2S 2T1

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.

Primary Telephone: 
416-967-9622
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
services@ymca.ca
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

Canadian Women and Geography Study Group

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research

CWAG aims to provide a forum for people interested in issues of access, equity, and the well-being of women in geography and for those whose research is linked to questions of gender as they relate to relations of class, race/ethnicity, sexuality, nationality, and ability. CWAG particularly encourages student membership and participation in CWAG activities, including conference sessions, social events, newsletter contributions, and other opportunities.

Country: 
Canada
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Haliman-Norfolk Women's Shelter

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Haldimand & Norfolk Women's Sevices is a charitable, non-profit corporation governed by an elected Board of Directors. Programs and services are funded by the Ministry of Community and Social Services, Ministry of Child & Youth Services and the Ministry of Health. Project Grants have been made availible through the Ontario Trillium Foundation and the Ministry of the Attorney General. Our many programs and services are enhanced by the generous support of community donations.
 
In addition to the services and programs for women who have experienced abuse and children who witness abuse, we educate and advocate for social, cultural and political change for women's equality and human rights.

Primary Telephone: 
(519)426-8048
Secondary Telephone: 
(519)428-4295
Website/URL: 
TTY/TDD: 
1-800-815-6419
Tollfree Phone Number: 
Crisis Line 1-800-265-8076
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N3Y 4T2
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University Women's Club of Cranbrook & District

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All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English

Founded in 1919, the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) is a national, non-profit, non-governmental, women's equality-seeking organization of close to 10,000 women graduates, students and associate members in 112 Clubs across Canada. CFUW has special consultative status at the United Nations and is represented at the Sectoral Committee on Education at the Canadian Sub-Committee for UNESCO. CFUW is the largest of the 79 affiliates of the International Federation of University Women.
 

Street Address: 
2700 1st Ave S
City: 
Cranbrook
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V1C 6E8
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