YWCA News & Events

Why You Should Wear Orange on Orange Shirt Day

September 30th marks Orange Shirt Day - a day when we honour the Indigenous children who were sent away to residential schools, as well as their...

The 2020 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Recipients

YWCA Metro Vancouver is pleased to announce the recipients of its 37th annual Women of Distinction Awards presented by Scotiabank. More than 800...

Why a Feminist Economic Recovery Plan is Essential to Advancing Gender Equality

Women, Two-Spirit and gender-diverse people have been at the forefront of Canada’s pandemic response and women need to be centered in Canada’s...

YWCA CEO Deb Bryant Calls on Government to Commit to a Feminist Recovery

This July, YWCA Metro Vancouver CEO, Deb Bryant, was consulted as part of the BC government’s Framing the Future discussion, and submitted a letter...

COVID-19 Recovery: An Action Plan From Feminist Leaders Across Metro Vancouver

On May 14, 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, YWCA Metro Vancouver convened a conversation with a group of women leaders from our region...

2020 Women of Distinction Awards presented by Scotiabank – Announcing the Icon Award

The YWCA Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction Awards presented by Scotiabank is thrilled to announce BC Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry,...

YWCA Metro Vancouver's Submission to the BC Budget 2021 Consultation

YWCA Metro Vancouver's Submission to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services SUMMARY OF ISSUES AND RECOMMENDATIONS This...

Youth Pedal to Success with YWCA Gear Up

Building skills and confidence is an essential part of any successful job training program. YWCA Metro Vancouver is excited to re-launch an exciting...

YWCA Employment Programs Adapt

YWCA Metro Vancouver’s employment programs have demonstrated incredible adaptability over the last few months. In a matter of days, programs moved...

YWCA Hotel – Shelter in the Storm

The YWCA Hotel is one of the organization’s social enterprises, bringing in a steady source of income that directly supports our programs, from child...

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