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We're Making a Bold Statement Against Sexualization

NSFW. Not Safe For Work – if an email lands in your inbox during your work or school day containing this warning in the subject line, open with...

Who Inspires You? Nominations for the 36th Annual Women of Distinction Awards Open Soon

For 35 years, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards has recognized and honoured extraordinary women leaders, while raising much-needed funds for YWCA...

Pride 2018 Events in Vancouver

Vancouver is home to a large and diverse LGBTQ2+ community. This past May, Vancouver City Council declared 2018 “The Year of the Queer” in Vancouver...

Free or low-cost summer activities for families in Metro Vancouver

Metro Vancouver is the best place to be when the sun is shining. Unfortunately, summer around here goes by fast. Before you know it, the kids are...

Single Parent Employment Initiative removes barriers to meaningful employment

In British Columbia, there are 17,000 single parents with 26,000 children on income and disability assistance. For most of these parents, being on...

It's never too late to learn how to swim

When running began to impact her joints, Meera Bawa knew it was time for a new exercise routine. By chance, she ran into her elementary school...

Our shared role in Reconciliation

Advancing Reconciliation is critical to breaking down barriers to equality and building resilient, sustainable communities. We recognize the ongoing...

Celebrating a $4.25M Anonymous Donation

Communities are made stronger by those who care about improving the lives of others. The YWCA is honoured to announce a $4.25M contribution from an...

Tuning In: Examining Trends on Millennials, Masculinity and Gender

This year, our Annual General Meeting (AGM) explored millennial attitudes towards sexual harassment and gender equality. We welcomed award-winning...

Member Success Profile: Reamick

During a particularly stressful period in her life, Reamick learned just how important leading a healthy, active lifestyle was in helping her cope...

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