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MMIWG - From Truth to Action

Each year during the third week of October, people in more than 90 countries around the world mark YWCA Week Without Violence, a week-long series of...

Thankful for Connection

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s a natural time to reflect on what we’re grateful for. Some of the main things that come up for many of...

YWCA Announces a New Women of Distinction Awards Category

The 37th annual Women of Distinction Awards will take place on May 11, 2020, and this is your opportunity to recognize an outstanding woman or...

How to Effectively Negotiate Your Salary

Do you remember when you bought your first car? Did you experience the excitement of talking the salesperson down from the original price?...

Gender Equality Week 2019 - Do Your Part in Making Sure #EveryoneBenefits

This week, we join the rest of Canada in celebrating Gender Equality Week! From September 23rd-27th, people from coast to coast will celebrate the...

Reconciliation - How and Where to Start?

Reconciliation begins with every one of us. As settlers on these unceded lands, we have a duty to pursue truth and reconciliation. How? There are...

Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

September 9th is International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day. In Canada, it’s estimated that each year more than 3,000 babies...

How to Identify Signs of Bullying - 5 Tips for Parents

The beginning of September can be an exciting and stressful time for both parents and children. Going back-to-school brings a whirlwind of emotions;...

The Pilates Studio at the YWCA Health + Fitness Centre

Like many people, Aurora found that the biggest challenge to making a lifestyle change, especially with regard to health and fitness, was just...

It Takes a Village to Grow a Garden

For many low-income families who access YWCA services, buying fresh produce and nutritious food is challenging. That's where the YWCA Rooftop Garden...

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