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Elizabeth Shepherd fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-043
  • Fonds
  • [198-]-2002
This fonds consists of records related to Elizabeth Shepherd's involvement in organizations and groups who advocated for the prevention of violence against women. It contains records related to her activities as part of Women's Action Coalition, in particular, her actions with other groups to obtain justice for Gabriela Montans and her children. She was involved with METRAC and the records illustrate the interest she had in legal actions for women. The fonds contains records related to her political engagement against APEC (Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation), her commitment to the UNIFEM's International Campaign in 1993, the "Women Building Peace: From Village Council to the Negotiating Table" campaign in 1999, and her participation in the Voice of Women's Conference "Moving Forward: Women, Peace and Human Rights" held in 1992. It also contains her collection of articles, pamphlets and newspaper clippings on women's issues, mostly about legal actions and events in Canada, and violence against women.

Shepherd, Elizabeth

Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women (CCLOW) Quebec fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-044
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1999
This fonds consists of material related to the Quebec chapter of CCLOW and includes administrative and financial records related to its program activities and conferences. This is comprised of meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, as well as material related to affiliated organizations.

Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women

British Columbia Federation of Women (BCFW) fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-045
  • Fonds
  • [1974]-[1992], predominant 1974-1984
This fonds is composed of textual records relating to British Columbia Federation of Women (BCFW). It includes administrative documents such as meeting minutes, reports, position papers as well as correspondence with member groups. This fonds offers a great insight into the structure and activities of an umbrella organization for women’s groups in British Columbia during the late 1970s and early 1980s.

British Columbia Federation of Women

Fireweed fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-047
  • Fonds
  • 1978-1999

This fonds consists of administrative documents such as policies, meeting notes, and transitional documents. It also includes financial documents, correspondence, and organizational documents. Also included are submissions, correspondence, and drafts for individual issues of the journal.

This fonds provides insight into the organization of a feminist collective in Toronto during the late 1970s until the early 1990s. It reflects the different stages of a feminist publication at this time, the cycle of securing funding and internal struggles in terms of creative direction and political aims.

Fireweed

Women's March Against Poverty 1996 and World March of Women 2000 fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-048
  • Fonds
  • 1996-2000
These records offer information relevant to the Women’s March Against Poverty in June 1996, and the World March of Women in 2000. Material in this collection dates from October 1995 through to 2000. The papers were compiled by the head office of the Canadian Labour Congress, as well as local offices throughout the region. The records reflect all organizing strategies which took place prior to the marches, as well as the organization of the marches, and organization of post-march activities and events. Records include print and non-print items, including textual records, photographs, and posters.

Canadian Labour Congress (CLC)

Women's Studies Program Fonds / Fonds Programme d'études des femmes

  • CA ON0034 10-050
  • Fonds
  • 1973-[199-]
This fonds contains reference material on a selection of women's topics. These information resources were collected by the Women's Studies Institute during its activities from the 1980s to the 1990s. / Ce fonds contient de la documentation de référence sur divers sujets reliés aux femmes. Ces ressources informationnelles ont été collectée par l’Institut d’études de femmes au cours de ses activités des années 80 aux années 90.

Women's Studies Program, University of Ottawa / Progamme en Études des femmes, Université d'Ottawa

Canadian Women's Health Network fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-051
  • Fonds
  • 1976-2019

The fonds of the Canadian Women’s Health Network (CWHN) reflects the organization’s everyday operations as well as its programs, policies, meetings and publications promoting women’s health and equality.

The fonds focusses on the administrative activities of the CWHN, including its early establishment, in 1993, as well as correspondence and networking activities with affiliated organizations.

The fonds documents the CWHN’s meetings and its collaboration on projects furthering awareness on contemporary health issues and their impact on women . The fonds also includes publications and news clippings produced by, and pertaining to, the CWHN and affiliated researchers.

Canadian Women's Health Network

Canadian Feminist Periodicals Conference fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-054
  • Fonds
  • 1980 - 1987
The fonds consists of documents relating to the Canadian Feminist Periodicals Association's activities. It mainly contains records produced to prepare the annual conferences and from meetings with Federal government representatives. It includes reference material concerning the budget cuts, and related to the difficulties of feminist publishing.

Canadian Feminist Periodicals Association

Lisa Bengtsson fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-055
  • Fonds
  • [197-]-1999

The fonds consists of records collected by Lisa Bengtsson during her career as a social development officer with the Thunder Bay branch of The Secretary of State, Women's Programme, and with the Northwestern Ontario Decade Council.

The records document the evolution of women's groups within Northwestern Ontario, from funding applications to articles of incorporation and brochures and pamphlets on annual programming.

The fonds contains an extensive amount of administrative records demonstrating the everyday operations of committees, subcommittees, and women's organizations, including the Northwestern Ontario Regional Day Care committee.

Bengtsson, Lisa

Margaret Dwight-Spore fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-056
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1984, predominant 1977-1984
This fonds includes documents written and gathered by Margaret Dwight-Spore, mostly during her time as head of B.EA.V.E.R. and CASH. The records give an overview of the working and social conditions of women in prostitution, the pornography business and burlesque entertainment, and the fight to decriminalize prostitution in Canada. It consists of textual records and graphic material (drawings, a negative and posters).

Dwight-Spore, Margaret

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