1988

Native Peoples of the Miramichi (1988)

This booklet was written in clear language and is suitable for adult new readers. It is part of a series of 24 booklets by Miramichi Literacy Writers. Some of the other titles include:

Ferry Boats of Days Gone By
The Irish of the Miramichi
Native Peoples of the Miramichi
Old Lumber Camps on the Miramichi
The Dungarvon Whooper

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The Good Old Days (1988)

This booklet was written in clear language and is suitable for adult new readers. It is part of a series of 24 booklets by Miramichi Literacy Writers. Some of the other titles include:

Ferry Boats of Days Gone By
The Irish of the Miramichi
Native Peoples of the Miramichi
Old Lumber Camps on the Miramichi
The Dungarvon Whooper

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2009-05-08

Beauty Ideas (1988)

This booklet was was written in clear language and is suitable for adult new readers. It is part of a series of 24 booklets by Miramichi Literacy Writers. Some of the other titles include:

Ferry Boats of Days Gone By
The Irish of the Miramichi
Native Peoples of the Miramichi
Old Lumber Camps on the Miramichi
The Dungarvon Whooper

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2009-04-09

Writing a “Feminist Tract” (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 2

In this article, the author recounts gender discrimination in her life, and her development as a feminist writer.

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The Women Inventors Project (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 4

This article discusses The Women Inventors Project, a non-profit educational program founded in 1986 and based in Waterloo, Ontario. Women obviously have the drive, creativity and ability to invent successfully but there are still relatively few women anywhere who receive patents on their inventions. According to the Canadian patent office, only one percent of Canadians receiving patents are women; that is, less than ten per year.

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2004-09-09

Women: Know Your Rights! Excerpts from a Handbook by Edmonton Working Women (1988)

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

Women: Know Your Rights is the name of a manual for women in the Alberta workforce. It was produced by members of Edmonton Working Women out of a recognized need to supply working women with a straightforward, easy-to-use guide to their rights.

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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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No Bosses Here! Management in Worker Co-operatives (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 4

At the time of the article, the author worked for Women Skills Development Society in Vancouver with a program called Community Economic Options. Here, she discusses the focus of the program, community economic development (CED), a strategy for gaining greater economic control: control over the creation of stable employment, control over the use of our own resources.

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2004-09-09

The Privatization of Training: Women Pay the Cost (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 1

In this article, the authors take the position that the privatization of training as a systemic trend is detrimental to women.

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Does Co-education Work for Women? (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 1

In this article, the author discusses women's access to opportunity and employment and affirmative action programs. She quotes Charles Caccia, then Federal Minister of Labor, “sexual inequality still persists in Canada; women account for 40 per cent of the labor force but earn only 58 per cent of what men earn; women continue to be concentrated in a few employment categories and most women work because they must.”

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