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The obstacles to learning about caring for elders in Canada (2007)

Lessons in Learning – July 12, 2007

More Canadians than ever before are living to age 85 and older and many still live in their own homes, thanks to help from an informal caregiver. These caregivers, who are usually spouses or middle-aged children, are often ill-equipped for the physical, emotional, and financial toll of their responsibilities, the authors of this paper say.

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2013-01-18

Supported Job Search - Part C: Forms Section (2004)

This document contains a number of forms to be used in conjunction with a supported job search.

The author explains that a supported job search, like a job club, is based on the premise that looking for work should not be done in isolation.

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2011-11-01

The bottom line, No. 10 (1998)

September 1998

An article in this issue focuses on the political issues underlying the development and delivery of essential-skills programs in the workplace. During a two-day workshop, practitioners and expert speakers discussed the need to understand the values and positions of stakeholders in workplace education.

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2010-03-17

Participants' Handbook: Making Effective Presentations & Safety Talks (2009)

Effective Presentations and Safety Talks is a hands-on resource package developed to provide organizations with communication skills training for supervisors, safety trainers, lead hands and other employees interested in improving public speaking skills. The package is divided into five one-hour sections with each topic representing one hour of training.

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2009-08-26

Helping Communities Bloom (2009)

A Family Literacy Resource Guide for British Columbia

This Family Literacy Resource Guide is intended to provide support and information to the many individuals and groups
involved in family literacy throughout the province of British Columbia.

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2009-07-07

Building a Strong Foundation (2008)

Working Together for Lifelong Language & Literacy Development

This resource is a transcript of the Nunavut Literacy Council's Qikiqtani regional workshop on literacy that was held February 27 - 29, 2008. The workshop proceedings have been organized into the following sections:

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2009-02-10

Read Every Day (1998)

This booklet promoting literacy by the National Literacy Secretariat touches on the following topics:
- the importance of literacy;
- the role of the National Literacy Secretariat;
- the importance of partnerships in expanding the literacy skills of Canadians;
- the concept that literacy and learning are inseparable and the importance of being committed to lifelong learning.

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2008-07-24

A Guide for the Development of Policies and Procedures in Ontario's Community Literacy Agencies (1999)

This guide was developed to help community literacy agencies develop their own policies and procedures. An introductory chapter explains how to use the guide and is followed by chapters on organizational policies, administrative policies, operational policies (human resources and financial management), and a supporting documents section. The guide is structured to offer basic information on these various policy areas.

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2008-03-28

Flu Pandemic Communications Toolkit (2007)

Your Life Is In Your Hands

This toolkit by the Canadian Public Health Association explains the steps we can take to help prevent, prepare for, and protect ourselves against the next flu pandemic.

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2008-03-27

Smartsteps to Organizational Excellence (2002)

This manual was put together by Community Literacy of Ontario (CLO) in order to help literacy agencies who might be struggling with administrative tasks or who need more training and resources to meet key administrative needs. In response to a 2001 survey of Ontario literacy agencies, the CLO developed five online workshops dealing with key administrative topics and produced a resource manual about organizational development.

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2008-03-26

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