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Contains the full text of public policy documents from Canadian institutes, think-tanks and research groups.

AgeLine is an online index to articles from journals and magazines, books, research reports, and videos related to issues of ageing and life at 50+.

ELDIS Gateway to Development Information
Includes research & policy documents on ageing, population, climate change, corporate social responsibility, debt relief, food security, gender, globalization, health and more.

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Online access to the People's Daily, China's most authoritative newspaper. Coverage spans May 1946-present.

Alternative Press Index
Alternative & radical media

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The global gender gap report (annual)

World Development Indicators

Websites of organizations

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United Nations
An overview of some of the global issues and the address by the United Nations, as a key international organization

Global Issues
A site providing detailed updates on social, political, economic and environmental global issues that affect people locally and globally; and Issues

One World
Not-for-profit organizations which utilizes media and technology helping people to improve their lives and usher in democratic systems

A website on climate focused campaign, projects and actions bottom-up from people from different countries

Global Policy Forum
An educational site with critical material for educational and research purposes

A network site of 46 civil society organisations from 20 European countries, working for transformative changes to global institutional structures, towards a socially just economic system and human rights for all

Centre for Research on Globalization
Global Research, produced by the Centre for Research on Globalization in Montreal has extensive literature on globalization

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