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The pregnant worker: a resource document for health professionals: the Federal-Provincial Advisory Committee on environmental an

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Minister of National Health and Welfare
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information to assist physicians, nurses and others concerned with the health of pregnant workers.

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WOMH.H43 1987

Canada's national report to the United Nations for the Fourth World conference of women: September 1995, Beijing, China

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Status of Women Canada
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1994
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Ottawa, ON

Provides information on Canada's national and international activities and accomplishments that address the needs of Canadian women and that will bring them closer to equality with men.

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WOMI.S73 1994

The healthsharing book: resources for Canadian women

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Kathleen McDonnell, editor
Mariana Valverde, editor
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Women's Press
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Addresses childbearing, aging, eating disorders, drug and alcohol abuse, fertility, sexuality, women and therapy, violence, menstruation, menopause, DES, occupational and environmental health, cancer and poverty and health.

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WOMH.H43 1985

No car, no radio, no liquor permit: the moral regulation of single mothers in Ontario, 1920-1997

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Mary Jane Hillyard Little
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Oxford University Press
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1998
Publication Place: 
Don Mills, ON

Examines the history of single mothers on welfare in Ontario. Shows how single mothers throughout history have opened their homes and their lives to intrusive investigations to prove themselves financially and morally worthy.

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POVR.L58 1998
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Includes bibliographical references and index. --- Review, Network Fall 1999: No Car, No Radio, No Liquor Permit examines the history of single mothers on welfare in Ontario from the establishment of the Ontario Mother's Allowance in 1920 to the elimination of the policy under the Harris Government in 1997. Through the use of government documents, case files, and interviews, the book shows how single mothers throughout history have opened their homes and their lives to intrusive investigations to prove themselves financially and morally worthy.

A history of Ontario midwifery

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Karyn J. Kaufman
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Journal SOGC, Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
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1998
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Ottawa, ON

Recounts the origins of midwifery in Ontario.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Caring for ourselves: an alternative structure for health care, report on the Vancouver Women's Health Collective

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Nancy Kleiber
Linda Light
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University of British Columbia
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1978
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Vancouver, BC

Reports on the history, philosophy and programs of the Vancouver Women's Health Collective, its successes, failures and future. Contains the following sections: Background; Methodology of this research report; Organization and philosophy of the Collective; Participation in the Collective: members, clients and funding; Daily operations; Health education; The Vancouver Women's Self-Help Clinic; Conclusions and recommendations.

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