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We Remember

On December 6, 1989, fourteen women were murdered at L’Ecole Polytechnique. It was the deadliest mass-shooting in Canadian history, characterized by...

YWCA Welcomes Sue Paish as 2018 Women of Distinction Awards Event Chair

YWCA Metro Vancouver is thrilled to announce that Sue Paish, President and CEO of LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services, will be joining the 35th...

From breakdown to breakthrough

When Kevin walked in the Westside WorkBC for the first time, he had been on leave for over six months due to stress and anxiety. He was burned out...

Changing Lives with Changing Gears

Putting the words ‘women’ and ‘trucking’ together is becoming more common in today’s world. Even though women represent only 3% of drivers in the...

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 Transitional Housing Helps Women Live Free from Violence

For women leaving abuse, having a safe place to go is vital. Otherwise, many women often become trapped in abusive relationships or face homelessness...

Week without Violence: We can do better

We understand that trauma is an ongoing condition for many women who have experienced abuse. We at the YWCA would like to caution you when clinking...

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...

Want to change the world? Help youth shape a better tomorrow

Hey, I don’t want to alarm anyone but have you seen the news lately? Spoiler alert : it's not been great. But with this daily dose of depressing news...

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