YWCA News & Events

Simplify the Season

Choosing the perfect gifts for friends and family during the holiday season can be a tough task. Why not Simplify the Season and give a gift that...

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 Como Lake Mews Grand Opening

YWCA Metro Vancouver innovates to find affordable housing solutions for single mothers. It's a growing trend across Metro Vancouver as non-profits...

CARF accredits our YWCA Employment Services Centres

The YWCA Employment Services Centres have been awarded a three-year CARF accreditation – the highest level of accreditation that can be given to an...

Addressing Islamophobia and Anti-Muslim Sentiment in Canada

At the peak of this summer’s Anti-Islam rally, more than 4,000 counter protesters swarmed Vancouver City Hall . The organizers and supporters of the...

Create an Inclusive Workforce this September

In 2014 the BC Government proclaimed September BC Disability Employment Month – an initiative that aims to celebrate people with disabilities in the...

Critiquing Media with the Youth Advisory Council

Beyond scrolling through viral videos, memes and Snapchat stories, it’s important for everyone to engage critically with the media they’re exposed to...

YWCA AGM 2017: A Recap

“History may well be a series of stories we tell about the past, but the stories are not just any stories. They're not chosen by chance. “ – Thomas...

Announcing the 2017 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Recipients

YWCA Metro Vancouver is pleased to announce the recipients of its 34th annual Women of Distinction Awards. More than 1,400 guests and volunteers...

Women of Distinction Awards – Live Auction Sneak Peek

Recognized nationally, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards honour individuals and organizations whose outstanding activities and achievements...

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