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Réseau québecois d’action pour la santé des femmes

Réseau Québecois d’action pour la santé des femmes (RQASF)

In April 2012, as part of the cuts from the 2012 Budget, the government announced the elimination of the Women’s Health Contribution Program (WHCP), which funded six organizations, including RQASF, to conduct research on women’s health.

Canadian Conference of the Arts

Canadian Conference of the Arts

On October 30, 2012, the CCA announced it would be ceasing operations.

Aboriginal Healing Foundation

Aboriginal Healing Foundation

In the 2010 Federal Budget, the government of Canada decided not to renew funding for the Aboriginal Healing Foundation.

Development and Peace

Development and Peace

In February 2012, Development and Peace found out that its government funding would decrease from $35 million to $14.5 million over the next five years.

Hospitality House Refugee Ministry

Hospitality House Refugee Ministry

Effective July 1, 2012, the federal government made drastic cuts to the health services, restricting access to health care in Canada for refugees.

Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care

Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care

Health care and professional services organizations across Canada opposed to the cuts formed the group Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care in the spring of 2012.

Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)

Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)

LEAF relied in part on the Court Challenges Program (CCP) to help fund legal challenges to discriminatory laws and practices. In 2006, when the CCP was cancelled, LEAF lost one of the main sources of funding that had helped it undertake many of these cases.

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

In April 2012, the Public Health Agency of Canada severely cut funding from the Federal Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS, turning down 16 out of 20 activities proposed by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network on the basis that it might produce resources that co

First Nations Statistical Institute

First Nations Statistical Institute

In its March 2012 budget, Canada’s federal government announced that it was cutting all funding for the First Nations Statistical Institute (FNSI). According to the budget, the FNSI will see its federal funding halved in 2012-2013 and then eliminated in 2013-2014.

National Council of Welfare

National Council of Welfare (NCW)

In April 2012, the Conservative government introduced Bill C-38, which implemented various measures proposed in the 2012 Federal Budget.

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