Blog Posts from March, 2020

Covid-19: Financial Supports for Women and Their Families

In response to the outbreak of Covid-19 across Canada, the federal and provincial governments have announced a series of new benefits and changes to...

How to Deal with Urgent Family Matters in the Provincial Courts During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Women dealing with intimate partner violence are facing challenges further complicated by the COVID-19 outbreak. Those who need protection from...

COVID-19 Update | YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Presented by Scotiabank Postponed

To our valued Women of Distinction community, After much careful consideration, and to reduce the risk of community transmission of COVID-19, we have...

COVID-19 Update | YWCA Health + Fitness Temporary Closure

A message to our valued YWCA Health + Fitness members Our members’ health and well-being are at the core of what we do and why we do it. For the past...

Staying Healthy at the YWCA: Our Response to COVID-19

Updated March 24, 2020 To our valued YWCA community, With the evolving situation of COVID-19, we wanted to update you on measures YWCA Metro...

The Benefits of Sharing Parental Leave

Canada offers generous parental leave benefits in comparison to many countries around the world. But are families using them wisely? In addition to...