THE TORONTO IMMIGRANT
SERVICES DIRECTORY, 1984. Published by the Cross-Cultural
This directory lists 162 organizations that provide
direct services to immigrants in the Metro Toronto area. $8.00 plus 15% postage
and handling from: CCCC, 1991 Dufferin St., Toronto, Ont., M6E 3P9.
WOMEN AND LEGAL ACTION:
Precedents, Resources and Strategies for the Future. By Elizabeth
Atcheson, Mary Eberts and Beth Symes with Jennifer Stoddart (200 pages).
This book proposes a systematic approach in using the courts to strike down
discriminatory legislation and establish precedents to consolidate positive
changes in the law. Women and Legal Action surveys landmark Canadian legal
cases, examines Canadian advocacy groups, and accesses the structures and
mechanisms most suited to conducting legal prosecution in Canada under the
Charter of Rights and Freedoms. $4.95 plus 10% postage from: Canadian Council
on Social Development, 55 Parkdale Ave., Ottawa, Ontario, KlY lE5.
TOO OLD YET TOO YOUNG: An
Account of Women in Limbo (106 pages).
The lack of specific
information about the problems of unattached women aged 55 to 64, and possible
solutions, sparked this study. The Council on Aging (Economics of Aging
Committee) has assembled diverse facts from published material and other
sources in an effort to portray the problem from a national perspective. The
report is available in French or English from: The Council on Aging, 256 King
Edward, Ottawa, Ontario, KIN 7Ml.
LIMITS, by Julie Anne LeGras.
Unique Publishing Association,
Edmonton, Alberta. This report on the organizing strategies of Alberta women's
groups was funded by Women's Program of Secretary of State Canada. It's
available in person from the Alberta Status of Women Action Committee,
4th Floor, 10765 - 98 St., Edmonton, Alberta (phone: 424-3073). By mail,
write to A.S.W.A.C., P.O. Box 1573, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 2N7 and send a
9x12 envelope, self-addressed, with sufficient postage affixed.
THE CATALOGUE OF THE LADY
ABERDEEN LIBRARY ON THE HISTORY OF WOMEN. (237 pages)
of Waterloo has recently reprinted No.7 in its Bibliography Series. The
catalogue contains entries for some 1400 items which form the "Lady Aberdeen
Library" donated to the University Library by the National Council of Women of
Canada in 1967 as a part of their Centennial project. This catalogue presents a
unique source of material for those studying the women's perspective whether it
is in a historical, literary, political or social context. Available for $10.00
from: Jorn Jorgensen, Lib. Bus. Adm., Dana Porter Arts Library, Univ. of
Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3Gl.
RESERVATION FOR ONE:
Women's Guide to Safe Travel.Sponsored by Victoria Women's Sexual
Assault Centre, Min. of the Sol. Gen. Of Cda. Funded by Canada Employment and
Immigration (Suzanne Seto Reward Comm.).
This excellent pamphlet is a
"how-to" resource for safe travel. Available from: Victoria Women's Sexual
Assault Centre, 1045 Linden Avenue, Victoria, B.C., V8V 4H3; 604-383-5545.
Please enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope; a donation would be
appreciated with larger orders.