Employment

Employment

Canadian Council on Social Development

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All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Consulting
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
Publisher

Forms an organization that works to develop and promote sound and effective social programs.

Primary Telephone: 
613-236-8977
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
council@ccsd.ca
Fax Number: 
613-236-2750
Street Address: 
309 Cooper St, 5th Fl
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2P 0G5

Women and pensions: fact sheets

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Canadian Council on Social Development
Publisher: 
Canadian Council on Social Development
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

The CCSD has provided these 8 fact sheets in hopes of contribution to our understanding of aging, retirement and access to pensions as gender issues. Titles: 1. Canada's Seniors: Some Facts, 2. The Three-Tiered Income Security System for the Elderly in Canada, 3. Old Age Security, 4. The Guaranteed Income Supplement, 5. The Spouse's Allowance, 6. The Canada/Quebec Pension Plans, 7. Registered Retirement Savings Plan, 8. Registered Pension Plans.

ISBN/ISSN: 
AGIN.W66 1996
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Environmental sustainability, growth, and the future of jobs: a debate between Cliff Stainsby and Andrew Jackson

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Cliff Stainsby
Andrew Jackson
Publisher: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, BC Office
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Presents two articles, "Discarding a Deadly Fantasy" by Cliff Stainsby and "In Defense of (Sustainable) Growth" by Andrew Jackson. These two papers debate how to acheive full employment while simultaneously maintaining environmental sustainability. The first paper is a critique of Jackson's 'Future of Jobs'.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ENVI.S73 1998
ISBN 088627933X

Canadian Labour Congress

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All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Forms an organization that promotes decent wages and working conditions, and improved health and safety laws. Lobbies for fair taxes and strong social programs, including childcare, medicare and pensions. Also lobbies for and develops job training and job creation programs. Works for social equality, and to end racism and discrimination. Forme un organisme qui favorise des salaires et des conditions de travail convenables et cherchons à améliorer les lois régissant la santé et la sécurité. Fait pression pour obtenir un régime fiscal équitable et des programmes sociaux puissants, incluant les services de garde, l’assurance maladie et les pensions. Fait aussi pression pour obtenir des programmes de formation et de création d’emplois et participe à l’élaboration de ceux ci. Travaille pour l’égalité sociale et pour enrayer le racisme et la discrimination.

Primary Telephone: 
613-521-3400
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-521-4655
Street Address: 
2841 Riverside Dr
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1V 8X7

Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women

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

The Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW), was a national feminist organization dedicated to addressing education and training issues for girls and women. Disbanding in 2001, their vision was women's social, political and economic equality through expanded learning opportunities; their focus areas being literacy, equity in education and job training.

Over the years (1970's - 2001) the CCLOW accumulated a large collection of important literature, which everyone wanted to see preserved. In answer to this, the National Adult Literacy Database (NALD) has created a comprehensive, searchable archive of all the CCLOW's literature, including:

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url (http://www.nald.ca/cclow.htm) does not appear valid, changed to current link, is an archive , the org was disbanded, as stated in the updated abstract.

Watering down the milk: women coping on Alberta's minimum wage

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English
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Paper
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Calgary Status of Women Action Committee
Publisher: 
Calgary Status of Women Action Committee
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Examines the process behind the Alberta government Employment Standards Review, the economic and moral implications of low minimum wage levels, and the impact of a low minimum wage on the lives of women in Alberta.

ISBN/ISSN: 
POVR.C35 1999

More than just a dozen: women and global development

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English
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Mixed Media
Publisher: 
Earth Chronicle Productions
Publication Place: 
Brandon, MB

A series of radio programs, CD-ROMs and booklets featuring women from around the world (in over- and under-developed countries). Links require PDF reader.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAD.H66 1999
Notes: 
<p>Review, Network Spring 1999: More Than Just a Dozen is a series of radio programs, CD-ROMs and booklets featuring the voices of women from around the world (in over- and under-developed countries) who are taking action on the twelve critical areas discussed at the 4th United Nations World Conference on Women in Beijing. These areas are poverty, education and training, health, violence, armed conflict, economy, decision-making, institutional mechanisms, human rights, media, environment and the girl child.</p>

Women and men in Europe and North America

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Publisher: 
UN/ECE Statistical Division
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Demonstrates the usefulness of statistics broken down by gender. Examines the influences of power, health, education, violence and crime, incomes and wages, child care, gainful employment and more.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9211167477
Notes: 
Review, Network Summer 1998: "Women and Men in Europe and North America" and "Women and Men in Sweden" both demonstrate the usefulness of statistics broken down by gender. Both booklets, the European and North American one was commissioned by the UN, examine influence and power, health, education, violence and crime, incomes and wages, child care, gainful employment and more.

Employment Projects of Winnipeg Inc.

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Immigrants
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization

Provides individual employment counselling for immigrants by effectively marketing clients from around the world. EPW works with clients to provide programs and services to connect individuals born outside Canada with local employers. 

Primary Telephone: 
204-949-5300
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
epwinc@epw.ca
Fax Number: 
204-944-9918
Street Address: 
990-167 Lombard Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3B 2H8

North Cariboo Métis Association

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Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Rural women
Families
Youth
Older women (50+)
Women with disabilities
Low income women
Women and mental health
Middle-aged women (30-50)
Women with addictions
Sole-support parents
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Information provision and referral
Consulting
Community education/development
Counseling
Housing

Our clients are parents mom's and dad's who may have trouble with the law or have family issues. We help our clients as a whole. They usually have other issues such as: alcohol, drug, Residential Tenancy issues, Welfare, Disability, poverty, Residential School issues, some clients need referral to the Mental Health, probations, assist clients with paperwork, in addition, accompany clients to appointments with the Ministry as an advocate or a support person.

Primary Telephone: 
250-992-9722
Email Address: 
aspawal@hotmail.com
Fax Number: 
250-992-9721
Street Address: 
7-345 StLaurent Ave
City: 
Quesnel
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V2J 4K6
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