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Center for the Study of Women in Society  
http://csws.uoregon.edu/
Generates, supports and disseminates research on gender and on all aspects of women's lives. (See Details)
Women's Health Research Foundation of Canada
Community University Institute for Social Research  
http://www.usask.ca/cuisr/
Forms a partnership between community-based organizations and faculty and graduate students from the University of Saskatchewan. (See Details)
Institute for Social Research  
http://www.isr.yorku.ca/
Promotes, undertakes and critically evaluates applied social research. Provides consultation and support services to the University administration and York faculty, students and staff conducting research primarily in the social sciences but also in the biological and physical sciences. Annually conducts between twenty and thirty research projects at the local, provincial and national levels in such areas as education, housing, gender issues, energy and the environment, health and medical services, politics, law, social interaction and other social issues. (See Details)
Canadian Council on Social Development  
http://www.ccsd.ca
Forms an organization that works to develop and promote sound and effective social programs. (See Details)
Policy Research Initiative  
http://policyresearch.gc.ca/
Works to advance research on emerging issues that are highly relevant to the federal government's policy agenda, and to ensure the effective transfer of this knowledge to policy-makers. // Travaille pour faire progresser la recherche sur des questions émergentes qui sont très pertinentes pour le programme politique du gouvernement fédéral et à assurer un transfert efficace du savoir aux responsables de l'élaboration des politiques. (See Details)
IMPART: Integrated Mentor Program in Addictions Research Training  
http://www.addictionsresearchtraining.ca/
Provides a multidisciplinary research training program designed to equip health researchers from across disciplines, sectors and settings to conduct gender and sex-based analyses in addictions research. (See Details)
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives  
http://www.policyalternatives.ca/
Undertakes and promotes research on issues of social and economic justice. Has provincial offices in British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan. Web sites provides access to CCPA publications and research, opinion pieces, and fact sheets. (See Details)
National Research Center for Women and Families  
http://www.center4research.org/
Promotes the health and safety of women, children, and families, by using objective, research-based information to encourage new, more effective programs and policies. Gathers and analyzes information and translates that information into clearly presented facts and policy implications that are made widely available to the public, the media, and policy makers. (See Details)
Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines  
http://www.sshrc.ca
Promotes and supports university-based research and training in the social sciences and humanities. Fuels discussion and research on topical social issues including the economy, education, health care, the environment, immigration, globalization, language, ethics, peace, security, human rights, law, poverty, mass communication, politics, literature, addiction, pop culture, sexuality, religion, Aboriginal rights, the past, and our future. Sponsors scholarship and research through grants, fellowships and Canadian research chairs, allocating funding based on peer review assessments. Builds partnerships with government, business and non-profit organizations to develop and fund strategic research programs, building knowledge and expertise on key social, cultural and economic issues. // Appuie la recherche et la formation avancée en milieu universitaire dans les sciences humaines et en fait la promotion. Alimente des pensées novatrices portant sur des questions concrètes, notamment: l'économie, l'éducation, les soins de santé, l'environnement, l'immigration, la mondialisation, les langues, l'éthique, la paix, la sécurité, les droits de la personne, le droit, la pauvreté, les communications de masse, la politique, la littérature, la toxicomanie, la culture populaire, la sexualité, la religion, les droits des peuples autochtones, le passé et notre avenir. Appuie la science humaine et la recherche par des programmes de subventions, de bourses, et des chaires de recherche du Canada, en octroyant les fonds par l'intermédiare d'un système d'évaluation indépendante par les pairs. Participe aux initiatives conjointes avec organismes gouvernementaux et sans but lucratif, ainsi que d'entreprises, afin d'élaborer et de financer des programmes de recherche stratégique et pour faire progresser les connaissances et les compétences sur d'importantes questions sociales, culturelles et économiques. (See Details)