Sam Wink

The Support Snowball Effect

YWCA Single Mothers Support Services connect single mothers to resources, support and community. It can be intimidating for anyone to reach out and...

Celebrating Michelle Sing as HR Professional of the Year

We are thrilled to announce that our interim CEO, Michelle Sing, has been recognized as Certified Professionals in Human Recources’ (CPHR) 2018 HR...

Celebrating Janet Austin’s Installation as Lieutenant-Governor of BC

After 15 years serving as the CEO of YWCA Metro Vancouver, Janet Austin has been appointed to the distinguished role of Lieutenant Governor of...

Workplaces of the Future: Concepts to Create a High Performance Culture

The YWCA Leadership series was established in 2010 to connect industry leaders with change-makers. Hosted by CEO Janet Austin, previous speakers have...

Family Literacy Day

Start an exciting chapter in your family’s life by taking part in Family Literacy Day on January 27. It doesn’t take much to improve the literacy...

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...

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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