Government funding

Government funding

Gatekeepers: a challenge to health promotion

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Kathy Fitzpatrick
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article speaks to the Gatekeepers Health Project in Thompson, Manitoba and the challenges they experience to improve health promotion. Explains their experience in developing necessary programs in the north with little funding. 

 

Population and politics

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Anne Marie Smart
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Vol 6, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article provides an overview of the United Nations Population Conference held in Mexico City. 

Code Blue for Child Care

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English

Code Blue is a Canada-wide campaign to build a real pan-Canadian child care system. The campaign brings together national, provincial and territorial child care organizations, labour, women's and social justice groups along with Canadians from all walks of life.

Primary Telephone: 
613-791-3411
Province: 
Alberta

Women's equality and the fiscal imbalance

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English
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Online
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FAFIA
Publication Date: 
2007

Discusses how increased federal transfers to the provinces and territories represent a real opportunity for Canada to better comply with its human rights obligations to women, but only if governments agree to develop common standards and designate monies for programs and services on which women heavily rely. It also de-mystifies some of the terms of the current debate and articulates what is at stake for women.

Grassroots organizations play an instrumental role in government accountability and contribute to healthy public policies: Statu

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Kathleen O'Grady
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Regarding the recent cuts to Status of Women Canada, the author discusses how grassroots women's organizations across the country fulfill an essential democratic process and function as an accountability mechanism to government.

Compassionate Care Benefit: analysis and evaluation

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Katie Osborne
Naomi Margo
Publisher: 
Health Council of Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides an analysis and evaluation of the Compassionate Care Benefit and leave provisions, revealing a number of key issues that require further consideration.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
CARE.O83 2005
ISBN 0973972521

Funding through the women's program: women's groups speak out

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English
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Paper
Online
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The Standing Committee on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a report based on the testimony of the diverse women's groups and equality-seeking organizations, from Newfoundland to British Columbia, which participated in two roundtables on funding.

Losing ground: the effects of government cutbacks on women in British Columbia, 2001-2005

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English
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Online
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Gillian Creese
Veronica Strong-Boag
Publisher: 
BC Federation of Labour
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Focuses on the impact that government legislation and policy decisions are having on women in British Colubia. PDF required to read.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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