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Promising Practices in Family Literacy Programs (2007)

In recent years, family literacy providers across Canada have developed guidelines and quality standards for family literacy programs to ensure they support the needs of a wide range of families in a wide range of communities. This article focuses on five central statements of principle that form the foundation of promising practice in family literacy. Each statement is followed by examples of its implementation in actual programs.

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2007-07-31

National Summit on Libraries and Literacy: Moving Forward (2006)

This report summarizes the proceedings of the National Summit on Libraries and Literacy – Moving Forward, an event hosted by the Canadian Library Association’s (CLA) Action for Literacy Interest Group (AFLIG) in June 2006. The companion document to this report is "Libraries and Literacy: A Decade in Review, a background paper prepared for the Summit". The companion report can be accessed at www.librariesandliteracy.ca.

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2007-07-31

Final Evaluation Report of the National Summit on Libraries and Literacy: Moving Forward (2006)

This report presents the findings from both the evaluations of the National Summit on Libraries and Literacy – Moving Forward held in June 2006. One set of evaluation data was gathered during the day of the Summit meeting. The final evaluation data were collected three months after the Summit.

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2007-07-27

A Place All My Own (2007)

A collection of creative work by Aboriginal youth from Inuvik, Northwest Territories

The writing in this publication was collected over the four-month period of the New Horizons Skills Link program, and reflects the tremendous vitality, innate sense of self, and endless sense of humour of the ten participants, whom the Program Director had the pleasure of working with from March to June 2007.

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2007-07-27

Going to the Doctor (2002)

You Can in the Yukon!

IT'S OK! Lots of people don't like going to the doctor. This book will help you as you go to the doctor.

It includes the following sections:

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2007-07-26

Workplace Health Works! - Vancouver (2003)

A Seminar on Innovative Workplace Health Practices

Issues of workplace health and wellness are an ongoing priority for the Canadian Labour and Business Centre (CLBC). The CLBC and its Board of Directors believe that approaches which promote workplace health and wellness are in the best interests of both employers and workers – a clear ‘win-win’.

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2007-07-17

Workplace Health Works! - Halifax (2003)

A Seminar on Innovative Workplace Health Practices

Issues of workplace health and wellness are an ongoing priority for the Canadian Labour and Business Centre (CLBC). The CLBC and its Board of Directors believe that approaches which promote workplace health and wellness are in the best interests of both employers and workers – a clear ‘win-win’.

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2007-07-17

Fitting In (2005)

Engagement with Regional Stakeholders on Integrating Internationally Trained Workers into the Workforce

Judging from the high level of participation and interest generated by these roundtables (from January to March 2005) and the constructive dialogue that took place, it is fair to say that community stakeholders from all regions of the country are genuinely concerned about the demographic, social, and labour market issues that are affecting them, and they are looking for solutions.

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2007-07-17

How Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Affects Writing and Learning: What Neuroscience Suggests About the Memoir Assignment (2005)

For the last fifteen years, the author has struggled to understand how domestic abuse affects later pursuits of literacy outside and inside the university setting. The research for this thesis compelled the author to make a particular argument about the composition instruction of first year college students: the generic memoir assignment should never be assigned.

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2007-06-14

For My Child (2005)

A Study of the Impact of French-Language Family Literacy Programs on Francophone Families in Linguistic Minority Settings in Ontario

This report summarizes the results of our analysis of the impact of the French-language family literacy programs delivered at the seven literacy centres that are partnering in this study. This report is divided into four parts:

Part 1 provides an overview of the communities served by these centres, the family literacy programs that they provided, and the families who participated in them.

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2007-05-31

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