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Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC)

The Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC) is a non-profit research organization, created specifically to develop, field test, and rigorously evaluate new programs. Our mission is to help policy-makers and practitioners identify policies and programs that improve the well-being of all Canadians, with a special concern for the effects on the disadvantaged, and to raise the standards of evidence that are used in assessing policies. Our offices are located in Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver.

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Support for Adult Victims of Sexual Assault

The Pavilion offers services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and to women in crisis or in need of support and assistance. Our aim is to support individuals in taking control of issues affecting their lives. We do this by offering a variety of services to meet the needs of our community as well as preventing violence against women and children through education. We seek to assist women in making links necessary to direct their lives through a respectful, nonjudgmental process of empowerment.

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Canadian Association of Pharmacy Technicians

CAPT is the national association providing an influential voice, leadership and support to pharmacy technicians and pharmacy support staff facilitating practice excellence contributing to positive health outcomes.

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Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County

A nonprofit, community based organization that assists those in conflict with the law and those at risk of being in conflict with the law, in particular, females * programs include Court Support Program, Institutional Program, Crisis and On-Going Counselling, Bail Supervision, Stoplifting Program (also known as Crime Prevention Program or anti-theft program) which has female and male groups, Anger Management Course, assistance for families left behind if the husband/father is incarcerated, Joyce Kope House a federal and provincial half-way house as well as a shelter for the homeless (see separate record), Jail Visitation, Volunteer Program, Grocery Assistance Program (GAP), Youth Justice Committee, Extra Judicial Measures, Extra Judicial Sanctions, Restorative Justice * provides all the youth work for youths age 12-17 under the Youth Criminal Justice Act throughout Simcoe County * services also include referrals to community agencies and services, speakers bureau, College and University student practicum opportunities and advocacy * a registered charitable organization 

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Pickering Public Library Central Branch

Library services * Children's Services, adult and children's reference * inter library loan, visiting library service * personal computers for public use * reading clubs, children's storytime and Babytalk * internet training 


Meeting rooms available * auditorium, capacity 100 * boardroom capacity 12 


Business Information Area houses an extensive collection to help individuals who are planning to start a small business * tax and legal requirements, marketing and demographic information about the Region * internet access, workstations with Office Suite and wireless internet 


Library web site provides access to the catalogue, reference and home-work related books and electronic archives * check records, place books on hold and renew items

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Toronto Reference Library

Please refer to link for further details, and hours of operation.

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Niagara Region Sexual Assault Centre (CARSA)

The Niagara Region Sexual Assault Centre, Carsa Inc., provides services in a safe and comfortable environment for survivors of child sexual abuse, incest and adult sexual assault.

We offer a 24 hour crisis line, emergency services, individual and group counselling, accompaniment and advocacy through medical and legal proceedings, public education programs and community events.


We are a non-profit, community based organization providing unconditional and nonjudgmental support and empowerment to those who have survived any form of sexual violence.

We believe that any form of sexual abuse is an abuse of power and control and is an act of aggression and violence over an individual. If you or someone you know is a victim of sexual assault, we can help.

We are a member of Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres and Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres.

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Association of Ontario Midwives

Forms the professional body representing midwives and the practice of midwifery in the province of Ontario. Provides information on midwifery, and the location of midwifery practices to consumers.

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Bureau de la santé et l'inforoute

Works collaboratively with its Health Canada partners, Government of Canada departments, provincial/territorial governments, and other stakeholders to: develop policies/guidelines; contribute to the development of standards; research domestic/international developments; provide strategic advice; develop awareness about the benefits of adopting technology; and, identify/share best practices and lessons learned. Provides a e-resource centre that gathers and disseminates information on health-related ICTs, and provides information about the work of OHIH and its partners. // Travaille en collaboration avec ses partenaires à Santé Canada, dans d'autres ministères fédéraux ainsi qu'avec les gouvernements provinciaux et territoriaux et les représentants d'autres paliers de compétence régionaux pour : élaborer des politiques et des lignes directrices; contribuer à l'établissement de normes; documenter les progrès accomplis au pays et à l'échelle internationale; donner des conseils stratégiques; faire connaître les avantages de l'adoption des technologies; et, relever et partager les meilleures pratiques et les leçons retenues. Fournit accès à un centre de ressource sur la cybersanté qui recueillit et diffuse l'information sur l'utilisation des TIC dans le domaine de la santé, et offre de l'information sur le travail du BSI et de ses partenaires.

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Programme de lutte au tabagisme

Works to reduce disease and death among Canadians, reduce the number of people who smoke from 25% to 20% of the population, decrease the number of cigarettes sold by 30%, increase retailer compliance with laws on tobacco sales to youth from 69% to 80%, reduce the number of people involuntarily exposed to environmental tobacco smoke in enclosed public spaces, and explore ways to mandate changes to tobacco products to reduce hazards to health. Travaille pour réduire la morbidité et la mortalité attribuables au tabagisme chez les Canadiens, réduire de 25 à 20 % le nombre de fumeurs de la population, réduire de 30 % le nombre de cigarettes vendues, augmenter de 69 à 80 % la proportion de détaillants qui se conforment aux dispositions législatives sur la vente du tabac aux jeunes, réduire le nombre de personnes involontairement exposées à la fumée secondaire du tabac dans les lieux publics fermés; et explorer comment apporter des changements aux produits du tabac afin de réduire les dangers pour la santé.

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