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Making Connections in the Age of Social Distancing - YWCA Program Delivery During COVID-19

These last few weeks have been described again and again in many of the same ways: astonishing, evolving, strange, unprecedented. We’re sure you can...

YWCA High School Mentor Introduces Initiative to Support Physicians in BC During the COVID-19 Pandemic

One of YWCA’s very own returning h igh school mentors , Vivian Tsang, is the co-founder of a group of six compassionate BC medical students starting...

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...

Brion's Journey to Employment

Did you know that over 330,000 working-age British Columbians identify as having a disability? Inclusive hiring is such an important practice, but...

15 Movies That Defy Gender Stereotypes

It’s January in Vancouver… and by that we mean it’s dark 23 hours of the day and raining 99% of the time. Perfect movie weather! Unfortunately...

New Year Resolutions That Matter

It’s 2020 and the years of resolutions being based on physical appearance are gone. Here are some resolution ideas that really matter, to kick-start...

The Joy of Giving Back - Roberta's Story

For Roberta Beiser, the desire to give back to her community began at a young age. In high school, she became involved with the Hi-Y Club, a former...

Make Twice the Impact This Holiday Season

As the holidays approach, many of us are excited to spend time with our family and friends, relax, share delicious meals and exchange presents. The...

How to Show Support, Stand in Solidarity this December 6th

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women December 6, 2019 marks 30 years since 14 women were murdered at L’Ecole...

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