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Let’s Talk About Canada Day

As an immigrant, I’ve always loved to celebrate Canada Day. Since moving here, every July 1st I’ve worn red, attended a community event or parade and...

Free Events During Women Deliver 2019 Conference

Women Deliver 2019 Conference – the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights and wellbeing of women and girls – is coming...

Finding Career Success with YWCA FOCUS@Work

For new immigrants to Canada, making the first steps into employment may seem like a daunting task. It’s not only about finding work, it’s also about...

10 Tips to Improve Professional Email Communication

With the popularity of texting and online communication channels such as WhatsApp, Messenger, etc. rising, emails have been on the decline,...

International Women’s Day - Celebrating Progress, While Still Pressing for Change

This week we’re celebrating International Women’s Day —a day to honour the women in our lives, recognize the accomplishments made by women worldwide...

Free Events to Celebrate International Women’s Day in Vancouver

Since the early 1900s, International Women's Day (IWD) has been a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women...

Why Women Don’t Report Sexual Assault, in Their Own Words

Shame. Denial. Concerns about being blamed or disbelieved. Fear that disclosing sexual assault will cause more harm than benefit. There are so many...

Family Literacy Week - Let’s Make It!

This year marks the 20th Anniversary of Family Literacy Day, a national awareness initiative celebrated on January 27 to teach families the...

How to Teach Your Kids the Holidays Are Not All About Presents

With only four sleeps until Christmas, most kids probably can’t think of anything other than the latest toy or tech gadget waiting for them under the...

FOCUS@Work Empowers Women in Job Search and Career Transition

“We are hiring!” This sign has become commonplace across Metro Vancouver in recent years. While it may not be hard to find a job these days, but...

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