Community programs

Community programs

Healthcare in crisis

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Janet Maher
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Vol 14, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses how the North American Free Trade Agreement will affect Canadian healthcare and social programs. Explains NAFTA. Explores how to reform health care in Canada.  

 


Mi’kmaq women and health

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Elizabeth Paul
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Vol 13, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article speaks to the health issues that face the Mi'kmaq people today that are directly related to the effects of colonization. Illustrates how Mi'kmaq women are reclaiming their traditional healing role. 

 

Health on stage

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Rachel Epstein
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Vol 11, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is about interactive youth theatre that speaks to issues of AIDS, streetlife and choices. Defines Forum Theatre. Shares excerpt interviews with women involved in the creation and performance of two productions.

 


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
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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. 

 


Lesbians in therapy

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Frances Rooney
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Vol 3, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is the fourth of a special issue of Healthsharing on the topic of women and therapy. Examines the unique needs of lesbians seeking therapy. Describes leaderless lesbian therapy groups. 

Women and therapy

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
The Feminist Therapy Support Group
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Vol 3, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is the third of a special issue of Healthsharing on the topic of women and therapy by The Feminist Therapy Study/Support Group. Explains the roots and practice of feminist therapy. 

Undoing medical conditioning

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Melanie Conn
Rebecca Fox
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vol 1, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsaring
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is an exploration of medical conditioning; Questions how it happens; How this conditioning shapes our views on health, disease, and the kinds of medical treatment we receive; Highlights Vancouver Women’s Health Collective and their efforts to interrupt their medical conditioning in their work.

Nurturing politics and health centres de sante des femme du quartier

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Clara Valverde
Connie Clement
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Vol 1, No. 1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1979
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article speaks to the importance of women run centres; Centres de Sante des Femme du Quartier in Quebec is a featured example of a grass roots francophone women's health centre.


 

 

Canadian Coalition of Community-Based Employability Training

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
Services Provided: 
Training

Works to help community-based trainers become known worldwide for excellence in client-centered training and employment services.

Primary Telephone: 
250-382-9675
Fax Number: 
250-382-9677
Street Address: 
975 Alston St
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V9A 3S5

Northern links: recreational connection for rural, remote and Aboriginal communities

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Lifestyle Information Network
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Offers a web site with specialized support to sport and recreation professionals in Canada's northern, rural and remote communities.

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