Policy

Policy

Insight Information Company

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Organization Type: 
Business
Services Provided: 
Consulting
Training
Publisher

Provides continuing education for senior executives and professionals throughout Canada and the United States. Insight conferences focus on cutting edge business, legal and regulatory issues in the following areas: Corporate Finance, Law, Health Care, Insurance, Human Resources, Taxation, Oil and Gas, Environment, Energy, Construction, Aboriginal, Government and more.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 777-2020
Email Address: 
talk@insightinfo.com
Fax Number: 
(416) 777-1292
Street Address: 
214 King Street West, Suite 300
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5H 3S6

The Strategic Workshop on Immigrant Women Making Place in Canadian Cities

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Research

Forms an interdisciplinary team of researchers affiliated with the Metropolis Project. Seeks to pool the findings of recent research (much of it their own work under the auspices of the Metropolis Project) on the migration and settlement experiences of immigrant women who settle in Canadian cities, and contribute to agenda-setting for future research that will deepen knowledge on immigrant settlement and integration experiences in Canadian cities, and that will help in policy formulation.

Email Address: 
damaris_rose@inrs-ucs.uquebec.ca

Policy-relevant research on immigration and settlement - relevant for whom? A working document

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English
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Online
Author: 
Damaris Rose
Judith Bernhard
Gillian Creese
Isabel Dyck
Luin Goldring
Arlene McLaren
Catherine Nolin
Valerie Preston
Brian Ray
Evangelia Tastsoglou
Publisher: 
The Strategic Workshop on Immigrant Women Making Place in Canadian Cities
Publication Date: 
2002

Examines migration and settlement experiences of immigrant women who settle in Canadian cities, in particular how gender structures the dynamics of migration and settlement, and the various dimensions of citizenship, and how gender intersects with other dimensions of difference. Includes a selected bibliography.

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Center for Women Policy Studies

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Research
Advocacy
Publisher

Forms an organization that is a unique resource for policy makers, researchers, advocates and community leaders. Identifies cutting edge issues and trends and shape multiethnic feminist responses. Addresses the combined impact of gender, race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status on issues affecting women and girls. Grounds their work in the belief that all issues affecting women are interrelated.

Primary Telephone: 
202-872-1770
Email Address: 
cwps@centerwomenpolicy.org
Fax Number: 
202-296-8962
Street Address: 
1211 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. Suite 312
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20036

Social Planning Council of Winnipeg

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English

The Social Planning Council of Winnipeg plays a unique role in the community by: identifying and defining social planning issues, needs and resources in the community; developing and promoting policy and program options to policy-makers; supporting community groups and the voluntary human service sector; raising community awareness of social issues and human service needs, social policy options and service delivery alternatives, and; serving as a link between the three levels of government and community neighbourhoods.

Primary Telephone: 
204-943-2561
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@spcw.mb.ca
Fax Number: 
204-942-3221
Street Address: 
412 McDermot Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3A 0A9

Trans inclusion policy manual for women's organizations

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Julie Darke
Allison Cope
Publisher: 
Trans Alliance Society
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Written to assist women's services in developing trans inclusive policies. Offers the steps needed prior to developing a policy, followed by suggestions for writing and implementing a policy. Link requirs PDF reader.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
GLBT.D37 2002
ISBN 0973026200

Policy from the ground up: rural services for survivors of woman abuse

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Diane J. Forsdick Martz
Deborah Sryson Sarauer
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes the immediate uptake of observations made by research subjects, farm women living in abusive relationships.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612

Seeking a seat at the policy table: farm women and the impact of program cuts

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Nikki Gerrard
Gwen Russell
Noreen Johns
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Documents the experiences of farm women who, having been cut out of the policy-making process, need to have their voices heard again.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

The power of citizen engagement to influence research and policy

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Media Type: 
Online
Paper
Author: 
Georgina Feldberg
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Suggests that focus groups can allow researchers to capture the nuances of women’s voices in ways that not only generate new knowledge, but also allow researchers to move beyond polarized policy alternatives.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Promoting women's health through public consultation

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health - Consortium Université de Montréal (CESAF)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Marlène Dallaire
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses how to take research and community findings into public consultations to change policy at the local community health level.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references. CESAF closed its office August 31, 2001.
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