Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia

A healthy balance: women's paid and unpaid work in Nova Scotia

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English
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Jacqueline Gahagan
Charlotte Loppie
Laurene Rehman
Katherine Side
Marlene MacLellan
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reports on the Healthy Balance Research Program, a project that studied the diversity of caregiving in Nova Scotia.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Nova Scotia Office of Health Promotion

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Policy development

Works to improve the health of Nova Scotians.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
902-424-4807
Email Address: 
healthpromotion@gov.ns.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
902-424-4716
Street Address: 
Joseph Howe Building
Addt'l Street Address: 
1690 Hollis St, PO Box 488
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3J 2R8

Elizabeth Fry Society of Cape Breton

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Represents and fosters the community's interest and responsibility to women who are in conflict with the law. Facilitates the empowerment of women and to address the reasons why women come into conflict with the law.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(902) 539-6165
Secondary Telephone: 
(902) 539-0290
Fax Number: 
(902) 539-2526
Street Address: 
106 Townsend Street
City: 
Sydney
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B1P 5E1

Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Represents and fosters the community's interest and responsibility to women who are in conflict with the law. Facilitates the empowerment of women and to address the reasons why women come into conflict with the law.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(902) 454-5041
Email Address: 
efrymain@ns.sympatico.ca
Fax Number: 
(902) 455-5913
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-877-619-1354
Street Address: 
Bloomfield Centre, 2786 Agricola Street, Suite 217
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3K 4E1

Adsum for Women & Children

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Residence

Forms a community based organization that supports women and children who are homeless or at risk of becoming so. operates three facilities: Adsum House, an emergency shelter; Adsum Court, a small fifteen-unit apartment building; and, Adsum Centre, providing support and programming, in a residential setting, to 16 women and their children who are trying to address barriers which have led them to experience homelessness.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(902) 423-4443 (Emergency)
Secondary Telephone: 
(902) 423-5049 (Administration)
Email Address: 
adsum@adsumhouse.org
Fax Number: 
(902) 423-9336
Street Address: 
2421 Brunswick St
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3K 2Z4
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Multiple Primary found: "(902) 423-4443 (Emergency) and (902) 429-4443 (Emergency)"

Women's paid and unpaid work: women in Nova Scotia

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Sandra D. McFayden
Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Provides statistical data looking on Nova Scotia women and paid and unpaid work.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0888718454
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Policy development

Licenses Nova Scotia physicians; monitors standards of medical practice; investigates complaints against physicians; and provides advice on ethical, legal, and quality-of-care matters.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
902-422 5823
Email Address: 
amombourquette@cpsns.ns.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
902-422 5035
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-282 7767
Street Address: 
Sentry Place
Addt'l Street Address: 
200-1559 Brunswick St
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3J 2G1

A report on the sexual and reproductive health needs of a sample of young men, young African Nova Scotian women and women over 5

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Joanna Jodrey
Maki Motapanyane
Aaron Clark Smith
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Planned Parenthood Metro Clinic
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Examines the sexual and reproductive health needs of young men, young African Nova Scotian women, and older women. Highlights the socio-demographic characteristics and the sexual and reproductive health status of these groups.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAD.J63 2001

Cancer Care Nova Scotia

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services

Works to coordinate, evaluate, and strengthen cancer services. Working with others in the field of cancer and health, our programs cover prevention, screening, education, treatment, follow-up care and palliation.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(902) 473-4645
Email Address: 
info@ccns.nshealth.ca
Fax Number: 
(902) 473-4631
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-866-599-2267
Street Address: 
1278 Tower Road 5th floor, Bethune Building
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3H 2Y9

Canadian Cancer Society, Nova Scotia Division

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English

Delivers support programs to cancer patients and information about cancer prevention in Nova Scotia.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(902) 423-6183
Email Address: 
ccs.ns@ns.cancer.ca
Fax Number: 
(902) 429-6563
Street Address: 
5826 South Street Suite 1
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3H 1S6
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