Advocacy

Advocacy

Public policy toolkit

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Katherine Macnaughton-Osler
Publisher: 
Womenspace
Publication Date: 
2003

Works to contribute to the capacity of women's equality-seeking organizations to participate in the federal public policy process.

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WOMI.P83 2003

Making policy: a guide to the federal government's policy process

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English
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Glen Milne
Publisher: 
Glen Mine
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an up-to-date 'insider's' overview of the federal policy marketplace based on recent research and thirty years of work as a policy and strategy based on research and thirty years of work as a policy and strategy consultant to departments, central agencies and external stakeholders.

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ISBN 0968558801
LEGI.M56 2000

Health Canada policy toolkit for public involvement in decision making

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English
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Paper
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a policy framework and practical guidelines for public involvement in developing policy, delivering programs and improving Canada's health system.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ADVO.H43 2000 (ED OFFICE)
ISBN 066229243x

Woman power & politics

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Kira Heineck
Publisher: 
Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a resource to help guide women on getting or staying involved in government and politics, and on understanding where in our political systems women can maximize their power. Reviews options for democratic reform that would provide women with more access to political power and defines different forms of advocacy, including a feminist approach to organizing.

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ADVO.H45 2003

National Union of Public and General Employees

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Advocacy

Forms an organization of 15 component unions. Monitors provincial and federal labour laws and developments. Analyzes restructuring of social programs and public services. Reports on and contribute to legislation affecting the workplace. Gives members a national presence through participation in the Canadian Labour Congress and internationally through Public Services International. Develops and shares successful bargaining strategies with our component unions. Contributes to a national framework of services and solidarity to benefit all Canadian workers.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(613) 228-9800
Email Address: 
national@nupge.ca
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Fax Number: 
(613) 228-9801
Street Address: 
15 Auriga Drive
City: 
Nepean
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2E 1B7

Networking for policy change: an advocacy training manual

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Author: 
The Policy Project
Barbara Boyd
Sue Richiedei
Susan Homer
Frances Houck
Taly Valenzuela
Publisher: 
U.S. Agency for International Development
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

The voluntary health sector: successful advocactes for health research funding

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English
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Elinor Wilson
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the advocacy role played by charities that fund health research in Canada to help increase government funding to this health research, in particular the Health Charities Council of Canada and the Council for Health Research in Canada.

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Centre for Development and Population Activities

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Health promotion
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms an international nonprofit organization committed to improving the lives of women and girls worldwide.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
202-667-1142
Email Address: 
cmail@cedpa.org
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Fax Number: 
202-332-4496
Street Address: 
800-1133 21st St NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20036

Care Watch Toronto

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

A voluntary non-profit group of individuals and organizations with a focus on in-home long-term care in Ontario. Mission is to establish sustained, accessible, high-quality in-home care for all who need it.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416 590-0455
Email Address: 
info@carewatchtoronto.ca
Fax Number: 
416 481-9829
Street Address: 
140 Merton St, 2nd Floor
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4S 1A1

Canadian Psychiatric Association

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

Forms a national voluntary professional association for psychiatrists dedicated to ensuring the highest possible standard of professional practice in providing psychiatric services to Canadians.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-234-2815
Email Address: 
cpa@cpa-apc.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-234-9857
Street Address: 
701-141 Laurier Ave W
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1P 5J3
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