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French Pastries: From Paris to Macaroncouver

You’re in Vancouver, but craving a little taste of Paris. We can't promise that you will find something in Vancouver that comes close to the cold...

How to take charge and change your life with self-advocacy

This is the first post in our self-advocacy series. In this series we’ll help you gain the confidence to make positive changes in your life with self...

T is for talk: creating awareness about the experiences of trans* folk

Last week, the YWCA Anti Sexualization Task Force invited QMUNITY to deliver training and answer questions about the LGBTQ community. The experience...

Our Trip to Toronto: The Migrant Mothers Symposium

This summer we had opportunity to travel to the University of Toronto for the Migrant Mothers Symposium , where we shared our learnings from the YWCA...

The importance of self-care for wellness, relationships and stress-management

Self-care is care provided “for you, by you.” It’s about identifying your own needs and taking steps to meet them. It is taking the time to do some...

Boost your bottom line with corporate health and fitness

Busy schedules, tight deadlines, long hours sitting at the computer can take a toll on the health of the corporate individual. At the YWCA Health +...

10 tips for girls to bust gender stereotypes

1. We’re all under the influence. Understand that the media influences us all, no matter what our age and whether we want it to our not. They spend...

What parents can do to combat sexualization

Are you worried about the impact sexualization has on the kids in your life? You're not alone! Quality r esearch shows us that the sexualization of...

YWCA staff wins Soroptomists Ruby Award

We're very happy for Irene McLellan, coordinator at YWCA Arbour House, who has won the Surrey/ Delta Soroptomists Ruby Award , which honors a woman...

Member Success Profile: Gord

What is the secret to Gord’s commitment to fitness? His lunchtime exercise session is scheduled into his day as a meeting. He treats it like any...

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