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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...

New Year Resolutions That Matter

It’s 2020 and the years of resolutions being based on physical appearance are gone. Here are some resolution ideas that really matter, to kick-start...

The Joy of Giving Back - Roberta's Story

For Roberta Beiser, the desire to give back to her community began at a young age. In high school, she became involved with the Hi-Y Club, a former...

Canada’s First Second-Stage Transition House Turns 40 – Mira’s Story

This year marks the 40th anniversary of YWCA Munroe House, Canada’s first second-stage transition house. While “it’s complicated to ‘celebrate’ four...

How Climate Change Impacts Women Disproportionately

There are many worthwhile moments to highlight in this past year’s global calls for climate action. Here in Canada, the House of Common declared a...

Grand Opening: YWCA Pacific Spirit Terrace and Fire Hall No. 5

Families and Fire Trucks: Fire Hall and Housing for Single Mothers and Their Children Open in Innovative Building Vancouver Fire Rescue Services (...

How to Show Support, Stand in Solidarity this December 6th

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women December 6, 2019 marks 30 years since 14 women were murdered at L’Ecole...

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