Blog Posts from 2017

Setting SMART New Year’s Resolutions

With the year-end just around the corner, it’s time to set out some achievable goals for 2018. Some people can’t wait to set goals for the new year,...

Tips to reduce sexual harassment in your office

What can you do to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace? Everyday sexism continues to exist when no one stands up against it. There are a few...

Is your office safe?

Can you imagine a workplace where half of the women are uncomfortable coming to work? The reality is more than 50% of Canadian women have experienced...

We Remember

On December 6, 1989, fourteen women were murdered at L’Ecole Polytechnique. It was the deadliest mass-shooting in Canadian history, characterized by...

YWCA Welcomes Sue Paish as 2018 Women of Distinction Awards Event Chair

YWCA Metro Vancouver is thrilled to announce that Sue Paish, President and CEO of LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services, will be joining the 35th...

From breakdown to breakthrough

When Kevin walked in the Westside WorkBC for the first time, he had been on leave for over six months due to stress and anxiety. He was burned out...

Changing Lives with Changing Gears

Putting the words ‘women’ and ‘trucking’ together is becoming more common in today’s world. Even though women represent only 3% of drivers in the...

Simplify the Season

Choosing the perfect gifts for friends and family during the holiday season can be a tough task. Why not Simplify the Season and give a gift that...

Why Tech?

The tech sector in Vancouver is booming, with an estimated 75,000 tech professionals working in the city and over 7000 companies operating across the...

YWCA Transitional Housing Helps Women Live Free from Violence

For women leaving abuse, having a safe place to go is vital. Otherwise, many women often become trapped in abusive relationships or face homelessness...

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