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The Development and State of the Art of Adult Learning and Education (ALE) (2008)

Report for Canada

This is a report prepared by the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada for the 6th International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI). CONFINTEA VI is a UNESCO-led intergovernmental conference for policy dialogue and assessment on adult learning and education, hosted by Brazil in May 2009.

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2009-03-27

Youth Criminal Justice Act Handbook (2007)

This handbook provides information on various aspects of the federal Youth Criminal Justice Act, which became law on April 1, 2003. This book includes the following chapters:

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2008-07-18

A Portrait of Work-related Learning in Quebec (2008)

Work and Learning

Quebec has experienced substantial growth in adult learning and training over the last decade. Despite this progress, however, no overall quantitative or qualitative assessment on this topic has been carried out recently. Drawing on the existing data, this paper provides an initial and essentially descriptive overview of the adult learning and training that is provided in companies in Quebec.

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2008-03-05

Justice for Young Offenders (2007)

This paper is an attempt to describe the evolution of Canadian juvenile justice legislation and compares the principles and practice of the Juvenile Delinquents Act, the Young Offenders Act, and the Youth Criminal Justice Act. The impact that each Act had (or will have) on the youth justice system will also be considered.

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2007-12-20

Gun Control: An Analysis of Bill C -17 (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-93 - Vol. 10, No. 1

At the time this article was written, the author was the executive director of the Coalition for Gun Control. She provides an analysis of Bill C-17.

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2004-08-24

Equality: Some Unresolved Issues (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, Mar. 1985 - Vol. 3, No. 3

In 1985, Section 15 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms became law. In the three years previous to it becoming law, governments were allowed to make legislation conform to the Equality Rights section of the Charter. For the most part, governments cleaned up sexist language in legislation, and modified statutes to make them applicable to both sexes, where previously they may have been relevant to only one.

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2004-07-28

Employment Equity: The Inequality Behind the Law (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1989 - Vol. 7, No. 3

As the title suggests, in this article the author discusses employment equity and the legislation and federal programs in effect at the time of the article's publication, in 1989.

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2004-07-28
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