Formed in 2011, Patients Canada (formerly the Patients’ Association of Canada) is a national, independent organization that champions health care change that matters to patients. As the culture within health care continues to evolve, there is increasing demand for patients to partner in guiding improvement in many areas of health care and across care settings. Patients Canada has pioneered the practice of bringing the authentic patient voice to health care decision-making, ensuring decisions reflect patient priorities.
The Halifax Initiative is [ed. "was"] a coalition of Canadian development, environment, faith-based, human rights and labour organizations focused on economic and social justice issues. It was founded in 1994 by Canadian civil society organizations seeking to make international financial institutions and their policies more democratic, transparent and accountable.
Quaker Earthcare Witness (QEW) is a network of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in North America and other like-minded people who are taking spirit-led action to address ecological and social crises from a spiritual perspective, emphasizing Quaker process and testimonies, including continuing revelation.
The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) is a non-profit public interest organization established in 1970 to use existing laws to protect the environment and to advocate environmental law reforms. CELA has a long history of involvement in some of the most important environmental litigation in Canada.
The Jesuit Forum for Social Faith and Justice is a Toronto-based initiative of the english speaking Jesuits of Canada. It offers an open space for people of goodwill to meet, build relationships and create communities of solidarity through a process of communal discernment. It continues in a new form the mission of the Jesuit Centre for Social Faith and Justice, founded in 1979.
The eSAC project (whose acronym is the spanish version of Public eHealth Innovation and Equity In Latin America and the Caribbean), is a research project aiming at improving the health of disadvantaged groups and contributing to the advancement of equity in health in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), by nurturing and promoting Public eHealth innovation.
PACE Independent Living is a Toronto based Charity that provides programs and services to support people with physical disabilities. PACE is Leading and innovating to advance the quality of programs and services to support people with physical disabilities to live independently. If you've not heard from them yet: check out their new Drupal 7 website!
Founded in 2001, the Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Council North America is a non-profit association consisting of companies and organizations that deliver video, Internet and/or voice services over high-bandwidth, next-generation, direct fiber optic connections - as well as those involved in planning and building FTTH networks.