Government policy

Government policy

Participating in federal public policy: a guide for the voluntary sector

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English
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Author: 
Capacity Joint Table Advisory Committee
Publisher: 
Voluntary Sector Initiative
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a resource to help voluntary organizations participate in the federal public policy development process. Includes resources that could be useful to all organizations.

Women's Policy Office, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

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Governmental Body
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English
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Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Policy development

Central agency within the Newfoundland government coordinating the development of programs and policies for the benefit of women in the province. Their mandate is to achieve social and economic equality for all women in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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info@gov.nl.ca

Agenda for action: policy directions for children with disabilities and families

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English
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Paper
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Michael Bach
Publisher: 
L'institut Roehler Institute
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
North York, ON

Response to the federal and provincial/territorial government's National Children's Agenda(NCA). Concern arose because attempts at creating the NCA did not properly address the circumstances of children with disabilies. Presents research findings and policy direction developed by the Roehler Institute that responds to these concerns. Suggests the NCA needs more specific policy goals, and suggests guidelines for future NCA policy development.

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DISA.B34 2000
ISBN 189698956

U.S. follow-up to the U.N. Fourth World Conference on Women

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Author: 
President's Interagency Council on Women
Publisher: 
President's Interagency Council on Women
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Outlines the U.S. government's commitment, under the Clinton administration, to implement the recommendations in the Platform for Action adopted at the UN Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing.

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Women and the economy: long-term policy research issues

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English
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Online
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Monica Townson
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses how long-term policy research questions relating to women and the economy must recognize the interconnection between social, economic and political developments.

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The impact of relationship recognition on lesbian women in Canada: still separate and only somewhat "equivalent"

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English
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Kathleen A. Lahy
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Evaluates how the fact of relationship recognition affects lesbian and gay couples in terms of their legal, economic and social status.

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GLBT.L35 2001
ISBN 0662659406
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under the title: L'effet de la reconnaissance des unions sur les lesbiennes au Canada.</p>

First Nations women, governance and the Indian Act: a collection of policy research reports

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English
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Judith F. Sayers
Kelly A. MacDonald
Jo-Anne Fiske
Melonie Newell
Evelyn George
Wendy Cornet
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Contains a collection of policy research reports on the effects of the Indian Act on women's roles in First Nations governments.

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ABGN.S39 2001
ISBN 066231140X
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. --- Also published in French under the title: Les femmes des Premières nations, la gouvernance et la Loi sur les Indiens : recueil de rapports de recherche en matière de politiques. --- Review, Network Fall/Winter 2001/02: A collection of three policy research reports that provides a gender perspective in the public debate surrounding First Nations governance issues. It is hoped that this collection will support First Nations women and contribute to the ability of individuals and organizations to participate more effectively in the federal government’s initiative to amend the Indian Act.</p>

Women's economic independence and security: a federal/provincial/territorial strategic framework

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English
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Online
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Federal/Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women (Canada)
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Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a strategic framework for Canadian ministers responsible for the status of women to create policies that would improve economic gender equality.

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GEND.F43 2001
ISBN 0662655427
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: L'autonomie et la sécurité économiques des femmes : un cadre stratégique fédéral, provincial et territorial.</p>

Filipino nurses in Canada

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Rachel Rosen
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses Filipino nurses who are being recruited into Canada to work under the Live-In Caregiver Program (LCP), not as nurses, but as nannies and 24-hour home support workers.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Consulting

The Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC) is a non-profit research organization, created specifically to develop, field test, and rigorously evaluate new programs. Our mission is to help policy-makers and practitioners identify policies and programs that improve the well-being of all Canadians, with a special concern for the effects on the disadvantaged, and to raise the standards of evidence that are used in assessing policies. Our offices are located in Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver.

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Street Address: 
1400-50 O'Connor St
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Ottawa
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Ontario
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K1P 6L2
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