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Sault Ste. Marie Family YMCA. To provide work experience which will enhance operations at the agency by helping Employment Insurance-eligible participants gain valuable job experience by creating five positions: one for a marketing/development officer, three for groundskeepers and one for a special events planner. Participants will obtain skills through marketing programs and activities to youth and adults in the community, continuing facility improvement and developing a special event plan for the summer of 2005. The agency will provide an in-kind contribution of supervision, office space, and funding for material and supplies. $75,261

Canadian Council for Rehabilitation and Work, Toronto: For a project in five regions. Approximately 250 persons with disabilities will be assisted to gain the necessary skills to compete in job market and enhance their employability skills, which in turn increases their capacity to obtain meaningful employment. $750,119

Saskatchewan Abilities Council, Regina: Partners in Employment Services: To provide a range of job-readiness preparation and labour market services for 10 persons with disabilities in Swift Current including: client/participant assessments, career action plan development, vocational counselling, vocational evaluation, job placement, maintenance and on-site service supervision/job coaching. $21,000

Partners in Employment: This project offers supported employment services to 12 persons with disabilities in Moose Jaw. The goal of this project is to increase the participation of persons with disabilities in the labour market. $20,565

Ottawa-Carleton Services a la famille, Ottawa: To conduct violence prevention leadership training, and develop a youth educational toolkit and a local media campaign. $15,000

Student Commission of Canada. To develop an outreach program on healthy, equal relationships, to be delivered in schools, youth centres and clubs, community centres and youth conferences. $73,000

White Ribbon Campaign. To develop materials and interactive exercises for youth aged 11-14 designed to change attitudes around violence. $100,000

Women's Multicultural Resource and Counselling Centre of Durham, Pickering. To mobilize Durham region to prevent violence against women, and provide training on healthy relationships to youth/community/cultural leaders. $97,820

Women's Place Kenora. To engage young people, their parents and other influential adults in a community mobilization strategy. This includes focus groups, a youth conference, interactive workshop and peer leadership training. $100,000

Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes. For training of front-line workers at Laurentian University, a post-secondary institution that offers French-language education. $240,000

Education Wife Assault. For training to support women with developmental disabilities who are abused or at risk of abuse. $90,600

Equay-wuk Women's Group. For research, conferences and training to serve NishnawbeAski Nation communities. $525,000

Legal Aid Ontario. To train legal aid service deliverers to identify abuse, and on guidelines for providing services to abused women. $258,720

McMaster University and Interval House of Hamilton-Wentworth. To research and identify content and methods for educating healthcare professionals about violence against women. $125,000

National Judicial Institute. To provide skills-based education to assist Ontario judges in court cases involving violence against women. $425,000

Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants. For training to support immigrant and refugee victims of domestic violence. $306,379

Partner Abuse Response Program. For a provincial conference for service providers and correctional staff to discuss best practices and consistent approaches. $100,000

Partnership with the Ontario Native Welfare Administrators Association. To train Ontario Works staff serving First Nations communities. $75,000

Perinatal Partnership Program of Eastern and Southeastern Ontario. For training on abuse in the pre-and post-natal periods. $197,359

Shelternet for Abused Women. For training, conferences and research to enhance service delivery of shelters. $245,990

Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre. To train paramedics to recognize early signs of abuse. $285,200
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