environment, public education

#Harper’s #Canada – a list of defunded organizations

Unofficial tentative list of organizations whose funding has been cut or
ended by the Harper government, including government agencies that supported
civil society groups. *

*Organizations/ watchdogs whose staff have been fired, forced out,
publically maligned, or who have resigned in protest: *

·          Canada Firearms Program (Chief Supt. Marty Cheliak, Director
General)

·          Canadian Wheat Board (Adran Measner, President and CEO)

·          Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (Linda Keen, chair)

·          Foreign Affairs (Richard Colvin, diplomat)

·          Military Police Complaints Commission (head, Peter Tinsley)

·          Ombudsman for the Department of National Defence and the Canadian
Forces (Yves Coté)

·          Parliamentary Budget Officer (Kevin Page) (funding cut)

·          RCMP Police Complaints Commission (Paul Kennedy, chair)

·          Rights & Democracy  (International Centre for Human Rights and
Democratic Development – Rémy Beauregard, President)

·          Statistics Canada (Munir Sheikh, Deputy Minister)

·          Veterans Ombudsman (Col. Pat Stogran)

·          Victims of Crime, Ombudsman (Steve Sullivan)

* Community organizations, NGOs and research bodies reported to have been
cut
or defunded*

·          Action travail des femmes

·          Afghan Association of Ontario, Canada Toronto

·          Alberta Network of Immigrant Women

·          Alternatives (Quebec)

·          Association féminine d’éducation et d’action sociale (AFEAS)

·          Bloor Information and Life Skills Centre

·          Brampton Neighbourhood Services (Ontario)

·          Canadian Arab Federation

·          Canadian Child Care Federation

·          Canadian Council for International Cooperation

·          Canadian Council on Learning

·          Canadian Council on Social Development

·          Canadian Heritage Centre for Research and Information on Canada

·          Canadian International Development Agency, Office of Democratic Governance

·          Canadian Labour Business Centre

·          Canada Policy Research Networks

·          Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women

·          Canada School of Public Service

·          Canadian Teachers’ Federation International porgram

·          Canadian   Volunteerism   Initiative

·          Centre de documentation sur l’éducation des adultes et la condition feminine

·          Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA.)

·          Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples (Toronto)

·          Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada

·          Childcare Resource and Research Unit, Specialink

·          Climate Action Network

·          Community Access Program, internet access for communities at libraries, post offices, community centers

·          Community Action Resource Centre (CARC)

·          Conseil d’intervention pour l’accès des femmes au travail (CIAFT)

·          Court Challenges Program (except language rights cases and legacy cases)

·          Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood Centre Toronto: (Funding cut by CIC in December 2010).

·          Democracy Council

·          Department of Foreign Affairs, Democracy Unit

·          Elspeth Heyworth Centre for Women Toronto: (Funding cut by CIC in December 2010).

·          Environment: Youth International Internship Program

·          Eritrean Canadian Community Centre of Metropolitan Toronto (Funding cut by CIC in December 2010)

·          Feminists for Just and Equitable Public Policy (FemJEPP) in Nova Scotia

·          First Nations Child and Family Caring Society

·          First Nations and Inuit Tobacco Control Program

·          Forum of Federations

·          Global Environmental Monitoring System

·          HRD Adult Learning and Literacy programs

·          HRD Youth Employment Programs

·          Hamilton’s Settlement and Integration Services Organization (Ontario)

·          Immigrant settlement programs

·          Inter-Cultural Neighbourhood Social Services (Peel)

·          International Planned Parenthood Federation

·          Kairos

·          Law Reform Commission of Canada

·          Mada Al-Carmel Arab Centre

·          Marie Stopes International, a maternal health agency — has received only  a promise of “conditional funding IF it avoids any & all connection with abortion.

·          MATCH International

·          National association of Women and the Law (NAWL)

·          Native Women’s Association of Canada

·          New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity

·          Northwood Neighbourhood Services (Toronto: (Funding cut by CIC in December 2010).

·          Ontario Association of Interval and Transition Houses (OAITH)

·          Ontario Association of Transitional Housing (OAITH)

·          Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care

·          Pride Toronto

·          Réseau des Tables régionales de groupes de femmes du Québec

·          Riverdale Women’s Centre in Toronto

·          Sierra Club of BC

·          Sisters in Spirit

·          Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

·          South Asian Women’s Centre

·          Status of Women (mandate also changed to exclude “gender equality and political justice” and to ban all advocacy, policy research and lobbying)

Tropicana Community Services

·          Womanspace Resource Centre (Lethbridge, Alberta)

·          Women’s Innovative Justice Initiative – Nova Scotia

·          Workplace Equity/Employment Equity Program

·          York-Weston Community Services Centre Toronto

Compiled primarily by Judith Szabo and by Pearl Eliadis for “Voices”, a
coalition of organizations and individuals “united in defence of democracy,
free speech and transparency in Canada”.

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