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Framing the Core: Health Inequalities and Poverty in Saskatoon's Low-income Neighbourhoods
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Exemplary Partnerships for Low-threshold Services: The PHS Community Services Society and Vancouver Coastal Health
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Annotated Bibliography: Not-for-profit-Organizations
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The Canadian CED Network. A national organization supporting community economic development.
Vibrant communities. Linking communities across Canada to reduce poverty.

COCo - Centre for Community Organizations. A resource centre for Québec's community sector.

Réseau québécois de villes et villages en santé [Quebec network of healthy cities and towns.] A Québec movement that seeks to promote and support sustainable development of healthy living environments. In French only.

Le Réseau d'aide aux personnes seules et itinérantes de Montréal [a Montréal network to help homeless persons which also focuses on social and economic exclusion more broadly.] In French only.

Articles and books
Lasker, R.D. and E.S. Weiss (2003). Creating partnership synergy : the critical role of community stakeholders. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, 26 ( 1), 119-39. Abstract available on the PubMed site.

Salamon, L. M. (ed). (2002). The State of Nonprofit America. USA : Brookings Institution Press. Read a summary on the site of Brookings Institution Press.

Val Morrison


Supporting Non-profits for Healthy Public Policy: an experience and its futures
In this workshop at the National Collaborating Centres for Public Health 2008 Summer Institute, the NCCHPP's François Gagnon discussed a project held with six not for profit organizations.
Published in August 2008.  DescriptionDownload  580 K.

This workshop, presented by the NCCHPP's François Gagnon, focused on a knowledge exchange project between the NCCHPP and six not-for-profit organizations from across Canada who are engaged in work that influences healthy public policies.

Besides the project's origin and objectives, the presentation included lessons learned from the collaborating organizations' policy-influencing practices as well as promising avenues for future work of this kind.

Supporting Non-profits for Healthy Public Policy: an experience and its futures 
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