Urban planning

Urban planning

Cultivating community : co-operative gardening

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Joan Riggs
Edition: 
Vol 8, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article promotes community organized gardens and their social benefits. Defines Eco-Feminism. Gives examples of successful community garden projects. Lists ways to start a garden in your neighbourhood. 

 


Gender mainstreaming in local governments

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English
Translated Title: 
L’intégration d’une perspective du genre au sein des gouvernements locaux
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Sonja Greckol
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Outlines key definitions, strategies, and challenges of gender mainstreaming and gender budgeting. Provides an overview of initiatives developed by Ottawa and Montreal to address gender and diversity at the municipal level.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Racialized and immigrant women in cities

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English
Translated Title: 
Les femmes racisées et les femmes immigrantes vivant dans les villes
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Kamlyn Ng-See-Quan
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Outlines who racialized and immigrant women are, some challenges racialized and immigrant women experience in cities, and government responsibilities.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Women with disabilities in the urban environment

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English
Translated Title: 
Women with disabilities in the urban environment
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Rafia Haniff-Cleofas
Rabia Khedr
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at the social participation of women with disabilities. Examines how issues of identity, accessibility, poverty, housing supports, transportation, and urban governance intersect with one another.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Gendered cities: built and physical environments

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English
Translated Title: 
Les villes qui favorisent l’égalité entre les sexes : les milieux bâtis et les environnements physiques
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Prabha Khosla
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Explores the current form and structure of urban centres. Demonstrates how a gender-sensitive built environment would integrate the economies of unpaid work in the home with paid work outside the home.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Federation of Canadian Municipalities

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
Recherche

Forms an organization that works to improving the quality of life in all communities by promoting strong, effective and accountable municipal government. // Forme un organisme voué à améliorer la qualité de vie dans toutes les collectivités en favorisant des gouvernements municipaux forts, efficaces et responsables.

Primary Telephone: 
613-241-5221
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
international@fcm.ca
Fax Number: 
613-241-7117
Street Address: 
24, rue Clarence
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1N 5P3
Internal Notes : 
multiple languages found - // in abstract

Increasing women's participation in municipal decision-making processes: strategies for more inclusive Canadian communities: a r

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Colleen Purdon
Publisher: 
Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides tools, policies and best practices used in Canadian municipalities to effectively involve diverse women in municipal decision-making processes.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0919080901
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

International Seminar on Women's Safety

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Slovakian

Forme un site Web qui sert de lieu d'échange et de documentation sur la sécurité des femmes. / Forms a website that provides a forum for discussions and documentation on women's safety.

Primary Telephone: 
(514) 861-6123
Email Address: 
info@femmesetvilles.org
Fax Number: 
(514) 872-9206
Street Address: 
C.P. 8, succ. B
City: 
Montréal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H3B 3J5

Institute of Urban Studies

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

Researchs urban development issues in a broad, non-partisan context and has never lost sight of the demands of applied research aimed at practical, often novel, solutions to urban problems.

Primary Telephone: 
204-982-1140
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
j.golby@uwinnipeg.ca
Fax Number: 
204-943-4695
Street Address: 
University of Winnipeg
Addt'l Street Address: 
103-520 Portage Avenue
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 0G2
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