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YWCA Music Programs

Moms make melodies and memories with their babies Music has the ability to transform lives and connect people. “Music can change the world,”...

Reframing the Approach to FASD Prevention and Treatment

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is the leading cause of preventable developmental disability among Canadian children. 1 The result of prenatal...

Giving Teens the Tools They Need to Date Safe

Did you know that 54% of girls between ages 15 and 19 experience sexual coercion in dating relationships 1 or that youth experiencing violence,...

Keyosha's Story: Finding Independence and Strength Through the YWCA

Three years ago, I made a decision that would change my life - I left my abusive partner. I was determined to raise my daughter, Laytia, in a healthy...

Make Your Vote Count for the 2019 Federal Elections

With less than a week until the 2019 Canadian federal election day , citizens and residents from coast to coast are buzzing about who our next Prime...

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...

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...

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;...

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