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Canada Scan: Background Research

Transcript: 1) HOW DOES IT WORK? Who is Caring for Our Seniors/children/differently abled? Future of Seniors Care in Canada: Challenges & Opportunities Employment Standards/ Regulations for Caregivers in Canada; Legal and Regulatory Framework (Selected Provinces) 1.2 KEY DEMOGRAPHICS Migrant Care in Canada: Policy Objectives, Opportunities & Challenges Cycle of Care 2. 3) PLAYERS Brief History of Canadian Immigration Policies around Migrant Care Migrant Care in the Context of Canada's Temporary Foreign Workers program (TFW) Key Demographic Trends in Care The Cost of Care LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT-Scope is federal + 2-3 selected provinces Wages and Working Conditions for Caregivers in Canada Policy environment/ Regimes for Care Migration in Canada Lessons from Asia (seniors) / Oceania (child): Review of Selected International Care Regimes CONTINUED Policy Environments/ Regimes for Care, Labour Markets in Canada Background Research CONTINUED 1.1 HOW DOES IT WORK? Regional Disparities in Care Needs in Canada Gender & the Work of Care Caregiving and Health Care/ Coverage Policy Environment/ Regimes for Provision of Care in Canada Migrant Care: The International Legal Framework Comparison of Selected International Migration TFW Regimes 4) COST OF CARE Alternative Immigration Streams for Migrant Caregivers in Canada 2) KEY DEMOGRAPHICS 3. Defining Care in the Canadian Context Canada Scan: Family Separation/ Unification for Migrant Caregivers in Canada General CONTINUED 1. Provision of Care The Privatization/ Marketization of Care MIGRATION - SCOPE IS FEDERAL + 2-3 SELECTED PROVINCES Key Global Trends in Migrant Care:Canada in the International Context CONTINUED 1.4 COST OF CARE 1.3 PLAYERS Migrant Care Immigration: The Provincial Perspective Early Childcare Regimes in Toronto & Calgary

Canada Presentation

Transcript: The Canadian government is a Constitutional Monarchy and Parliamentary Democracy with 443 members in its legislature. Executive elections are held every 5 years, the last of which occurred in 2015. Canada's top economic imports are Cars ($26.9B), Crude Petroleum ($21B), Vehicle Parts ($20.4B), Refined Petroleum ($17.9B) and Delivery Trucks ($12.7B). The top economic export destinations of Canada are the United States ($331B), China ($18B), the United Kingdom ($10.6B), Japan ($10.2B) and Mexico ($7.81B). Region Q: How can the relationship between the United States and Canada be summarized? A: Canada and the United States have one of the world's unique relationships: two sovereign states, occupying the bulk of North America and sharing the world's longest undefended border, each reliant on the other for trade, continental security and prosperity. Q: Describe how Canada plays an important role in the global community? (Economic) A: Atlantic Canada is traditionally a trader and the link by sea for many of Canada’s international relationships. As the home of a large part of the military, it has long played a key role in Canada’s global activities. Nova Scotia is also home to the Pearson Peacekeeping Center, the institution which supports Canada's contribution to international peace and security. One of the most controversial environmental issues in Canada is the extremely high-carbon process of extracting oilsands deposits found in Northern Alberta. Canada is the single largest source of greenhouse gas emissions (responsible for climate change) is Canada's oil industry. Other examples are Deforestation, Dredging, Drift-net fishing, Noxious substances, Poaching, Pollution, Extracting natural resources. Cultural diversity, Conflicts (natural & human), Over population of animals, Climate and Landforms. Place Location Human characteristics in Canada are not unique they are very similar to the religion of Christianity and Islam, the style of architecture, or the constitutional monarchy political system to Britain, New Zealand, Denmark and the Netherlands. Canada's highest point is Mt. Logan (19,551ft) located in the province of Yukon. Canada's lowest point is the Great Slave Lake (2,015ft below sea level) located in the Northwest Territories. Info. Item #2 Q: Why did Quebec and Ontario develop as Canada's economic heart? A: Quebec and Ontario border the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River which opens a gateway for the transportation of PIG-people, ideas, & goods. Also the positions of the provinces is a big part of the thriving economy. The majority of the country has a cold or even severely cold winter climate. Southern areas are warm in the summer. Canada is sparsely populated but the majority lives near the southern boarder. Most of Canada's land territory is dominated by forest, tundra, and the Rocky Mountains. Canadian culture is heavily influenced by its conquerors which include the French, the British , and a bit of the indigenous cultures. Canada has also seen immigrants from Russia, China, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, and other nations. This is why Canadian's have many different cultures and ways of life. Info. Item #5 Info. Item #1 Info. Item #3 Q: Describe why many of the mineral deposits and oil reserves in Nunavut, Yukon, and the Northwest Territories have not been developed? A: The natural factor limiting development of the West is the availability of water, land, mineral deposits, natural vegetation. Also many of the mineral deposits and oil reserves in the Yukon and Northwest Territories have not been developed because environmental laws prohibiting mining. Q: How did the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River affect the economic development of Ontario and Quebec? A:Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River have been utilized as a means of transportation. Great Lakes cities were founded as trading posts along a vast marine highway that facilitated commerce in an era pre-dating railroads and highways. This relationship to the water has enabled the region to thrive and today, the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence region is the industrial and agricultural heartland of both the United States and Canada. Info. Item #4 Canada is a country in the northern half of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometers, making it the world's second-largest country by total area and the fourth-largest country by land area.About four-fifths of the country's population of 36 million people is urbanized and live near the southern border. Its capital is Ottawa, its largest metropolis is Toronto; other major urban areas include Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Quebec City, Winnipeg and Hamilton. H-E-I Economy & Government Canada Presentation By: Abby Negvesky & Evan Potter

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Transcript: 14th Week Consulting interns can be expensive Time and Money Personal Experience Preliminary Design Stage NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 New and Existing Education, Business, and Mercantile Definition of Project This app would be used to provide interns and recent graduates with an outline of guidelines for how to design and review designs of specific occupancies. With the given time frame, I will be writing the information that will go into the app Begin parametric study: Speak with my mentor and Jason to understand more about what critical variables I could concentrate on for this app. Choose those parameters and begin my study Gather information from NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 for new and existing education, business, and mercantile occupancies. By: Breanne Thompson Next Steps (Continued) Finish preparing for Draft of Analysis Pull together and discuss results of project Draw my conclusions and state future work needed Turn in Final Paper! 10th and 11th Week Turn in my parametric study Begin draft of analysis Map out the process of the app for the key elements 15th Week References Next Steps 7th Week Prepare for Final Presentation Summarize my draft of analysis into presentation Work on how to incorporate a live demonstration for my presentation App Development Background Information 8th-9th Week Continuous Process Objective-C for Apple products Java for Android products 6 months of studying Places to Learn: Codecademy, iOS Dev Center, Android Developers Training Hire App Developer will cost thousands Prepare Final Paper Dive into Shark Tank! 1. 2. 6th Week Background Presentation 12th-13th Week

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Transcript: Real action and accountability Amnesty International Non-state actors/ Rebel Groups?? ...and what about men?? ignoring male rape victims? would rape exist without a man? Weapons of War: Rape UN as an Arena - NGO's - Discussion and dialogue Arena Instrument Actor Critical Thinking Weapons of War: Rape UN as an instrument UNSC Resolution 1820 (2008) UN as an Actor - UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Weapons of War: Rape Problems with 1820 "Roles and Functions of International Organizations" "Sexual violence, when used as a tactic of war in order to deliberately target civilians or as a part of a widespread or systematic attack against civilian populations, can significantly exacerbate situations of armed conflict and may impede the restoration of international peace and security… effective steps to prevent and respond to such acts of sexual violence can significantly contribute to the maintenance of international peace and security" (UNSC Resolution 1820, p. 2)" Background Presentation- Kristin Mann Weapons of War: Rape Brief Insight - used to manipulate social control - destabilize communities - weaken ethnic groups and identities Examples: - Sudanese Militia - Rwanda Genocide - DRC Critical Thinking Critical Thinking Increased Data Collection by international organizations - determine humanitarian responses - ensures justice and reparation - provides recognition and dignity

canada presentation

Transcript: Welcome to Canada Eh? The native people of Canada invented the game of lacrosse. Lacrosse is the national summer sport of Canada. Ice hockey is the winter national sport of Canada. Five pin bowling was invented by T.E. Ryan of Toronto in 1909. 70% of the world's maple syrup is produced in Quebec. The world's largest octopus, scallop and sea star are found in B.C.'s ocean waters. 50% of all the polar bears in the world live in Nunavut. Canadian Grading Scale Made up of public and private French and English educational institutions Four levels- elementary, secondary, college, and university Secondary school diploma= college not university College is a 2 year pre-university program Diploma of College Studies= university Bachelors= 3 years Identified students=IEP The Education Act on Special Education and Regulations- provides exceptional pupils with special education programs and special education services that are appropriate for their needs. Identified by an Identification, Placement, and Review Committee (IPRC). Recieving written request from a student's parents/guardians=principal of the school must refer the student to an IPRC. The IPRC will decides placement appropriate. The range of placement options is available include: A regular class for the entire day, and the teacher receives specialized consultative services. A regular class with resource assistance (specialized instruction, individually or in a small group, within the regular classroom from a qualified special education teacher). A regular class with withdrawal assistance where the student is placed in a regular class and receives instruction outside the classroom, for less than 50 per cent of the school day, from a qualified special education teacher. A special education class with partial integration where the student is placed by the IPRC in a special education class A full-time special education class where the student-teacher ratio conforms to Regulation 298, section 31, for the entire school day. The IPRC=Provincial Schools for blind, deaf or deaf-blind students, or to one of the Provincial Demonstration Schools for students with severe learning disabilities. In the 2007/2008 school year (the most recent figures available) more than 192,000 students were identified by an IPRC as exceptional pupils. A further 96,600 students who were not formally identified were provided with special education programs and services. ~December 2004 the ministry established the Safe Schools Action Team and invested in a comprehensive, province-wide, bullying-prevention strategy. Canadian University Student Interview Mandatory french class from grades 4-10 Optional grade 13 Honour roll is above 80% Curricular requirements Please rise for the singing of the Canadian national anthem Fun Facts about Canada ~After widspread public consultation, The Safe Schools Action Team released Shaping Safer Schools: A Bullying Prevention Action Plan in November 2005 and Safe Schools Policy and Practice: An Agenda for Action in June 2006 Quebec's System Relative Interview References ~Document: Caring and Safe Schools in Ontario Protecting students from being bullied Caring for Students in Schools Special Education In Canada Canada has the longest coastline of any country in the world at 151,600 miles.

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Transcript: Death rate 2012: 12.84 deaths/1,000 population (World ranking: 22) Infant (Child Mortality) Total: 79.02 deaths/1,000 live births (world ranking: 10) HIV/AIDS (2) Appropriate Technology Landlocked country Great African Rift Valley system: East – Lake Malawi South – mountains, tropical palm-lined beaches Mainly a large plateau, with some hills Lake Malawi (Lake Nyasa) Almost 1 million people have AIDS 60% of these are female Declining in urban areas, Rising in rural areas Leading cause of death amongst adults Contributes to the low life expectancy: 54.2 years 209th ranking (One of the lowest) 500,000 children have been orphaned due to AIDs Micro-finance Policy Framework and Strategies (Health SWAp) increasing the availability and accessibility of antenatal services; utilization of skilled health personnel during pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal period at all levels of the health system; strengthening the capacity of individuals and institutions to improve maternal and neonatal health; increasing the number of skilled health personnel; constructing and upgrading health facilities to offer essential health services particularly focusing on rural and underserved areas; and provision of ARVs and micronutrients during pregnancy. Geography of Malawi CCST 9004 Appropriate Technology for the Developing World Indicator 3: Literacy Rate of 15 – 24 year-olds According to the World Bank, microfinance is defined as: Microfinance is the provision of financial services to the entrepreneurial poor.This definition has two important features:it emphasizes a range of financial services—not just credit— and it emphasizes the entrepreneurial poor. Goal 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education Appropriate Technology: SIRDAMAIZE 113 Population: 16,777,547 (estimated in July 2013) Population growth rate: 2.758% (2012 est.) (World ranking: 18) Age structure Children: 50% of total population HIV/AIDS Human Resources Education Poverty Food Insecurity Erratic Rainfall Patterns/Droughts Corruption Lack of Foreign Investment Languages Indicator 5: Proportion of seats held by women in National Parliaments Central Region: 1-9 (Yellow) *Capital: Lilongwe Northern Region: 10-15 (Red) Southern Region: 16-27 (Green) Lake Malawi (Blue) Land surface area 45,747 square miles Challenges: · shortage of qualified primary school teachers; · inadequate physical infrastructure; · poor retention of girls mainly from standard five to eight; · high disease burden due to HIV and AIDS consequently leadinto absenteeism, especially among girls who take care of the sick · Poverty levels are high in rural areas. Malawi – Climate/Agriculture Trading partners: South Africa, Zambia, China, US Challenges: · shortage of qualified primary school teachers; · inadequate physical infrastructure; · poor retention of girls mainly from standard five to eight; · high disease burden due to HIV and AIDS consequently leading to absenteeism especially among girls who take care of the sick; and · poor participation of school committees and their communities in school management. · Poverty levels are high in rural areas. 1 Doctor per 50,000 people Hinders the ability to deliver medical services to people in need Reason: Emigration Lack of access to education Aggravated by AIDS > 4 nurses are lost each month This also affects other sectors: Government Business Farmers Human Resources HIV/AIDS - Contemporary GDP: US $14.58 billion (2012 est.) (World ranking: 142) Labor force: agriculture: 90%; industry and services: 10% (2003 est.) Countries main income Agriculture Main crops: maize, tobacco, tea, sugar cane, groundnuts, cotton, wheat, coffee, and rice Industry: tobacco, tea, sugar, sawmill products, cement, consumer goods Challenges: limited capacity in terms of human and material resources to facilitate adult literacy and continuing education; early marriages perpetuated by socioeconomic factors; socio–cultural factors that make people believe that men should be leaders while women are followers; and, poor learning environment which affects girls in primary and secondary schools e.g. sanitary facilities, long distances to education facilities, extra burden from domestic chores especially for adolescent girls resulting into high dropout rate. 1964: Independent from Britain Indicator 1: Maternal Mortality Ratio Malawi Demographics Problems - Outline Indicator 4: Share of Women in Wage Employment in the Non- Agriculture Sector measure of employment opportunities ( i.e equal proportions of men and women in formal employment) Yet, more women participate in the agriculture sector than in the formal wage employment especially in jobs that require professional qualifications. Due to: literacy levels, gender disparity and cultural values. Facts About the Product: Drought tolerant maize variant Able to mature under limited rainfall Suitable for marginal rainfall areas 136 days to mature Normally: 150 – 180 days Able to mature under limited rainfall Suitable for marginal rainfall areas

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