Community development

Community development

Leaders, not ‘needers’: CARS project puts women in the driver’s seat in rural and remote communities

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Rural Voices
Edition: 
Vol. 11, N. 1
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2008/2009
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the Communities Achieving Responsive Services (CARS) for Women and Children in Rural, Remote, Northern and Aboriginal Communities program, which helps residents in rural, remote, northern and Aboriginal communities across Canada increase their involvement in the development and delivery of local services.

Consumer/survivor community participation

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English
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Online
Author: 
Francine Vezina
Publisher: 
National Network for Mental Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
St. Catharines, ON

Discusses the benefits of community participation for mental health consumers, and includes tips.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MENH.V49 2003

Inclusive organizations: a tool for continuous improvement in health and social service agencies

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Maureen Kalloo
Paula Migliardi
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Immigrant Women's Association of Manitoba
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides practices that health and social service agencies and organizations can use in their efforts to meet the needs of a culturally and racially diverse population.

ISBN/ISSN: 
COMM.K35 2006
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Includes bibliographical references.

A community coalition board creates a set of values for community-based research

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English
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Online
Author: 
Daniel S Blumenthal
Publisher: 
Preventing Chronic Disease
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Atlanta, GA

Discusses the development of a set of research priorities and a set of community values, or principles, to guide research.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 15451151
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Includes bibliographical references.

Strong women stories: native vision and community survival

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Kim Anderson (ed.)
Bonita Lawrence (ed.)
Publisher: 
Sumach Press
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents original and critical perspectives from writers, scholars and activists on issues that are pertinent to Aboriginal women and their communities in both rural and urban settings in Canada.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.S87 2003
ISBN 189454921X
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Includes bibliographical references.

Canadian CED Network

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Advocacy
Groupe de pression

Works to promote and support community economic development for the social, economic and environmental betterment of communities within Canada. // Travaille afin de promouvoir et d'appuyer le développement économique communautaire pour l'amélioration sociale, économique et environnementale des collectivités canadiennes.

Primary Telephone: 
250-386-9980
Email Address: 
info@ccednet-rcdec.ca
Fax Number: 
250-386-9984
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-202-2268
Street Address: 
610-620 View St
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V8W 1J6
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multiple languages found - // in abstract

Voluntary sector public policy toolbox

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English
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Online
Author: 
Ginsler and Associates, Inc.
Publisher: 
Ginsler and Associates, Inc.
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Kitchener, ON

Created to help non profit organizations participate in the Canadian public policy development process. Provides resources on effective policy development, information gathering, advocacy, becoming involved in the policy process, and government relations. Provides case studies and useful resources.

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Ginsler and Associates, Inc.

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Private foundation
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English
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Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Policy development

Works with community organizations, donors, and governments in such areas as community development, human services planning, and community capacity building on issues of homelessness, hunger, community research, and multi-sector co-ordination and collaboration. Website contains some free publications, a list of recent clints, and information about issues they assist with such as proposal writing.

Primary Telephone: 
(519) 579-9040
Email Address: 
info@ginsler.com
Fax Number: 
(519) 742-7846
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-888-289-9996
Street Address: 
186 Union Blvd
City: 
Kitchener
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N2M 2S4

Cowichan Valley Safer Futures Program

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Policy development

Seeks to promote safer, healthier and more equitable communities for all. Builds, through research, education and community action, equitable access to, and create innovation in, community planning.

Primary Telephone: 
250-748-7000 ext 230
Email Address: 
saferfutures@cwav.org
Fax Number: 
250-748-9364
Street Address: 
255 Ingram St
City: 
Duncan
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V9L 1P3

Community Social Planning Council of Toronto

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

Forms an organization committed to independent social planning at the local and city-wide levels in order to improve the quality of life for all people in Toronto, and to diversity, social and economic justice, and active citizen participation in all aspects of community life.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 351-0095
Fax Number: 
(416) 351-0107
Street Address: 
2 Carlton Street, Suite 1001
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5B 1J3
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