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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...

COVID-19 Update | YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Presented by Scotiabank Postponed

To our valued Women of Distinction community, After much careful consideration, and to reduce the risk of community transmission of COVID-19, we have...

COVID-19 Update | YWCA Health + Fitness Virtual Workouts

April 6 Update | Virtual Workouts While the facility remains closed until further notice, please join us on Facebook for regular workouts. You'll...

Staying Healthy at the YWCA: Our Response to COVID-19

Updated April 20 , 2020 To our valued YWCA community, With the evolving situation of COVID-19, we wanted to update you on measures YWCA Metro...

The Benefits of Sharing Parental Leave

Canada offers generous parental leave benefits in comparison to many countries around the world. But are families using them wisely? In addition to...

International Women's Day 2020 - How Far Are We from Achieving Gender Equality in Canada?

International Women’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate women’s achievements and to bring awareness to all the work still left to be done. While...

YWCA Metro Vancouver’s Statement on the 2020 Budget Announcement

BC Budget 2020 delivers on the final year of its three-year commitments set out in budget 2018 but could have done more for people living in poverty...

Child Care: What We Need and Why It Matters

On February 18, the BC Government will announce its 2020 Budget. We want to see further investment in child care to continue the work towards...

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...

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