Public policy

Public policy

Environmental scan 2009: National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

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English
Translated Title: 
Analyse de l’environnement 2009 : Centre de collaboration nationale des méthodes et outils
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Online
Author: 
Laurel Anderson
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National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Hamilton, ON

Scan was undertaken to inform the NCCMT's strategic planning activities for the next five years (2010–2015). Highlight and summarizes new and emerging developments, pressures and potential opportunities in the broad health care landscape.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Will the Canadian government's commitment to use a gender based analysis result in public policies reflecting the diversity of women's lives?

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Wendy Williams
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Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (now called Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health)
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

This synthesis paper analyzes the process of gender-based analysis within government bureaucracies in Canada and evaluates the gender based analysis process in terms of improving health care delivery services to women.

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Steps toward a credible and inclusive public policy

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
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Online
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Women in Public Policy
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
June 2000

These Steps are an assessment tool intended to help identify the elements that need to be in place or be recognized for community-based equality seeking groups, researchers and governments to work together on public policy development, implementation and reform.

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Gender planning: developing an operational framework for en-gendering healthy public policy

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
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Online
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Christine Saulnier
Sandra Bentley
Frances Gregor
Georgia MacNeil
Thomas Rathwell
Erin Skinner
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Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (now called Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health)
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

"Gender Mainstreaming: Developing a Conceptual Framework for En-Gendering Healthy Public Policy" develops a conceptual framework for mainstreaming gender issues and perspectives in health related polices. This is the companion paper which develops an operational framework. The project also produced four fact sheets: mainstreaming gender analysis, learning from health impact assessment, developing economic gender equality indicators, and mainstreaming gender analysis and public consultation and participation.

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Mother's health and access to recreation activities for children in low-income families

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Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Author: 
Shirley Forsyth
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Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
May 2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

In this study, the link between a low-income mother's ability to find affordable recreation programs for her children and her health is examined. To a lesser extent, this research included an exploration of how municipal governments devise policies and programs to facilitate access to recreation and enrichment programs for low-income families.

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A learning guide to public involvement in Canada

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Online
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Canadian Policy Research Networks Inc.
Publication Date: 
February 2007

A new tool for anyone starting from scratch to develop a public involvement project. Designed to be a self-managed reference tool with Web links to most of the sources cited. The guide offers an overview of the theory of public involvement and includes some practical examples.It includes a glossary, some insight into the latest trends and instruction on how to apply public involvement methods to a specific purpose.

Policy and standards development

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

Discusses federal and provincial public policy and standards, and includes tips on how mental health consumers/survivors can participate in policy development.

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MENH.V49 2003

Caledon Institute of Social Policy

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
Advocacy

Does rigorous, high-quality research and analysis. Seeks to inform and influence public opinion and to foster public discussion on poverty and social policy. Develops and promotes concrete, practicable proposals for the reform of social programs at all levels of government and of social benefits provided by employers and the voluntary sector.

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613-729-3340
Email Address: 
caledon@caledoninst.org
Fax Number: 
613-729-3896
Street Address: 
620-1600 Scott St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1Y 4N7

Intersectional feminist frameworks: an emerging vision

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English
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Paper
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Bénita Bunjun
Jo-Anne Lee
Suzanne Lenon
Lise Martin
Sara Torres
Marie-Katherine Waller
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Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores and discusses the contributions of intersectional feminist frameworks (IFFs) to alternative approaches to re-envisioning policy change and advocacy.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Work-life balance

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English
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Publisher: 
Horizons
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores the topic of work-life balance and its related consequences. Speaks to the causes and outcomes of time-stress felt, including gender roles and the changing family, declining fertility rates, informal caregivers and, lifetime labour transitions. PDF required.

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ISSN 14936704
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Includes bibliographical references.
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