Advocacy

Advocacy

Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy

Formed in 1978 to act as a collective voice for immigrant-serving agencies and to coordinate response to shared needs and concerns, OCASI is comprised of 170 community-based organizations in the province of Ontario.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-322-4950
Email Address: 
generalmail@ocasi.org
Street Address: 
110 Eglinton Avenue West, Suite 200
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4R 1A3

Federated Women's Institute of Prince Edward Island

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

Forms an educational organization focusing on rural women, the family, personal growth and community action.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
902-368-4860
Email Address: 
wi@gov.pe.ca
Fax Number: 
902-368-4439
Street Address: 
PO Box 2000 40 Enman Cres
City: 
Charlottetown
Province: 
Prince Edward Island
Postal/ZIP Code: 
C1E 1E6

National Council of Welfare

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Forms a citizens' advisory body to the Minister of Human Resources Development Canada on matters of concern to low-income Canadians.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-957-2961
Email Address: 
ncw@magi.com
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-957-0680
Street Address: 
112 Kent St, 9th Fl Place de Ville, Tower B
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1A 0J9

Caledon Institute of Social Policy

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Advocacy

Does rigorous, high-quality research and analysis. Seeks to inform and influence public opinion and to foster public discussion on poverty and social policy. Develops and promotes concrete, practicable proposals for the reform of social programs at all levels of government and of social benefits provided by employers and the voluntary sector.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-729-3340
Email Address: 
caledon@caledoninst.org
Fax Number: 
613-729-3896
Street Address: 
620-1600 Scott St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1Y 4N7

Benzodiazepine Addiction, Withdrawal & Recovery

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

Forms an patient-advocacy web site that contains articles and information, expert medical documents, news stories and personal accounts of benzodiazepine addiction.

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Beyond Borders

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

Works to raise awareness to the plight of children exploited in the sex trade and support initiatives to have all forms of sexual acitivity with children regarded as child abuse.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
204-284-6862
Email Address: 
rprober@beyondborders.org
Fax Number: 
204-452-1333
Street Address: 
387 Broadway Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 0V5

Canadian Doctors for Medicare

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

Works to advocate for the preservation of publicly funded health care in Canada, and to inform and educate doctors, policy makers, other health practitioners and the general public about the value, efficiency, quality and equity of publicly funded health care and the reality of alternative systems.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-351-3300
Email Address: 
info@canadiandoctorsformedicare.ca
Fax Number: 
416-351-0107
Street Address: 
1001-2 Carlton St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5B 1J3

YWCA Canada

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

Works to prevent violence against women. Publishes resources and organize public events to raise awareness. Engages in research to ensure optimum support to women.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-962-8881
Email Address: 
national@ywcacanada.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
416-962-8084
Street Address: 
422-75 Sherbourne St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5A 2P9

Environmental Defense

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works to protect the environment and human health. Conducts research and educates on clean air, safe food, thriving ecosystems, and more.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-323-9521
Email Address: 
info@environmentaldefence.ca
Fax Number: 
416-323-9301
Street Address: 
705-317 Adelaide St W
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5V 1P9

Prevent Cancer Now

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Works to build and sustain a Canada-wide movement that will generate the resolve and the actions required to eliminate the preventable causes of cancer.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-482-8124
Email Address: 
info@preventcancernow.ca
Street Address: 
99 Fifth Avenue, No. 138
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
On
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P5P5
Country: 
Canada
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