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Working Women Community Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Spanish
Portuguese
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development
Support group/peer support

Assists immmigrant women to overcome obstacles in areas such as employment, training, education, housing, health, legal matters, family dynamics and social services. Promotes the development of self-sufficiency skills among immigrant women.

Primary Telephone: 
416-532-2824
Email Address: 
admin@workingwomencc.org
Fax Number: 
416-532-1065
Street Address: 
533A Gladstone Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M6H 3J1

Economic Self Sufficiency Program

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Training
Support group/peer support

Assists women leaving abusive relationships to become financially and emotionally independent of the abuser. Professionally facilitated.

Primary Telephone: 
416-439-7111
Fax Number: 
416-439-6999
Street Address: 
Scarbourough Women's Centre
Addt'l Street Address: 
2100 Ellesmere Rd
City: 
Scarborough
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M1H 3B7

Work-life conflict in Canada in the new millennium: a status report

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Linda Duxbury
Chris Higgins
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Population and Public Health Branch
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines work-life conflict in Canada and details how prevalent it is, its various forms, and the impact is has on organizations, families and employees.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662348930

Re/working benefits: continuation of non-cash benefits support for single mothers and disabled women

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Tanis Doe
Doris Rajan
Claire Abbott
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa ON

Explores how the reliance of single mothers and women with disabilites on non-cash benefits associated with social assistance prevents them from being employed despite the fact that many want employment.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
EMPL.D64 2003
ISBN 0662670515
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Le maintien des avantages non pécuniaires liés aux prestations de travail, une mesure de soutien aux mères seules et aux femmes handicapées.

Women in non-standard jobs: the public policy challenge

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Monica Townson
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks at how non-standard work has developed in recent years, using existing data to document the extent of non-standard employment over time and paying special attention to differences between women and men.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
EMPL.T68 2003
ISBN 0662671139
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Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Les femmes et les emplois atypiques : le défi de la politique gouvernementale.

Human Resources Development Canada

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

Le Groupe de référence national des femmes sur la problématique du marché du travail

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

Forms an organization that functions as a network for women and women's organizations across Canada that exchanges information and builds consensus among members on labour market issues and gender, and other equity considerations. Ensures that the voices of those most disadvantaged within the labour market are included in all discussions and project designs. / Présente un organisme formé de représentantes de 17 organisations féminines nationales et de membres à titre personnel, sur la question de la femme sur le marché du travail et autres questions d'équité. Facilite la communications avec les organisations locales qui s'occupent de la formation des femmes et s'assure tout particulièrement que les plus défavorisées sur le marché du travail se fassent entendre dans toute discussion ou conception de projet.

Primary Telephone: 
(613) 761-5549
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@nwrg-grnf.ca
Fax Number: 
(613) 761-5527
Street Address: 
Suite 304 - 1306 Wellington Street
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1Y 3B2

Men's and women's quality of work in the new Canadian economy

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Karen Hughes
Graham S Lowe
Grant Schellenberg
Publisher: 
Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN)
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Analyzes how gender issues are playing out in the process of economic and workplace change. Provides new evidence on what women and men want in a job, and how they are experiencing the transition to a knowledge-based economy.

ISBN/ISSN: 
GEND.H84 2003

Health of informal caregivers: effects of gender, employment, and use of home care services

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Pamela G. Hawranik
Laurel A. Strain
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the health status of informal caregivers and the impacts on their health. Provides recommendations for policy that better recognizes the role of the informal caregiver.

ISBN/ISSN: 
PWHCE CARE.H39 2000
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Iskwéwak Waniskawak

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

Aims to help Aboriginal people, in particular women, their families and youth, access meaningful employment by providing services promoting labour market skills, career counselling and career planning, working with employers to identify work opportunities, working with employers and employee client to ensure successful work placements, and providing access to education opportunities.

Primary Telephone: 
306-791-6500
Email Address: 
snac@sk.sympatico.ca
Fax Number: 
306-522-8116
Street Address: 
2nd Floor
Addt'l Street Address: 
2115 Broad St
City: 
Regina
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S4P 1Y6
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