Women

Princess for Less (2009)

This fact sheet offers tips for saving money on clothing, hair and beauty, and fitness.

The authors say that most women are interested in looking good, and whether that interest comes naturally or is socialized is a question for anthropologists and sociologists to debate. The question they deal with is how to achieve great looks for less.

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2014-03-12

Apprenticeship training in Canada (2006)

Lessons in Learning – July 25, 2006

In Canada, apprenticeship offers the potential to address both labour shortages in the skilled trades, and youth unemployment. However, there are negative attitudes towards apprenticeship, as well as a lack of information about apprenticeship.

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2013-02-27

Submission by the Canadian Labour and Business Centre to the Innovation Engagement Strategy (2002)

The submission was made by The Canadian Labour and Business Centre (CLBC) for the Innovation Engagement Strategy, includes:

- Introduction
- Six discussion questions:
- Targets
- Major challenges
- Government of Canada priorities
- Innovation vision
- Commitments, actions and time lines
- National issues

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2007-05-09

Women with Disabilities and Adaptive Technology in the Workplace (2005)

Participatory Action Research and applied Principles of Independent Living - Full Report

This report provides an overview of a research project that examined the experiences and perspectives of unemployed, underemployed, and employed women with disabilities, and their knowledge of and need for adaptive technology. While sustained and satisfying employment and economic self-sufficiency are critical to the health and social well-being of all Canadians, study participants reported a serious lack of access to the labour market.

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2006-03-06

One Woman's Courage (2005)

This book is intended for adults who already have acquired the reading skills and knowledge of a beginning and mid-stage one learner.

There are four chapters in this book:

Chapter 1 - Growing Up
Chapter 2 - Problems
Chapter 3 - What Should Beth Do?
Chapter 4 - Courage

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2005-11-30

Breaking the Cycle of Violence (2003)

Resources for Literacy Workers

This book is a resource for literacy workers. One of its focus is on the challenges of people having limited literacy skills when they attempt to access counselling services. It also includes information for workers who may be working with victims of abuse and violence.

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2005-11-23

Changing Paths (2002)

A literacy & life skills program for women in conflict with the law

In 1998, a program was undertaken by the Edmonton John Howard Society and the Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton, with the collaborative support of numerous community-based agencies and organizations. This program was especially designed for women who were in, or at risk of being in, conflict with the law.

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2005-05-11

Young Feminists Looking for Learning (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, June 1990 - Vol. 8, No. 1

In this article, the author discusses her position as a younger generation feminist, and encourages older feminists to encourage and educate their less experienced sisters.

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2004-09-09

Women's Basic Education for the Future: Science Training to Save us from Science (1984)

Women's Education des femmes, Aug. 1984 - Vol. 3, No. 1

In this article, the author expresses her view that under-educated women need to obtain some basic skills in science through which they can successfully participate in training programs for non-traditional occupations.

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2004-09-09

Skills for Stressful Lives: Some Comments on How to Cope (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 3

In this article, the author discusses how women cope with the stress in their lives while maintaining their roles as daughters, wives, and mothers, and career professionals.

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