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How to Effectively Negotiate Your Salary

Do you remember when you bought your first car? Did you experience the excitement of talking the salesperson down from the original price?...

Gender Equality Week 2019 - Do Your Part in Making Sure #EveryoneBenefits

This week, we join the rest of Canada in celebrating Gender Equality Week! From September 23rd-27th, people from coast to coast will celebrate the...

Reconciliation - How and Where to Start?

Reconciliation begins with every one of us. As settlers on these unceded lands, we have a duty to pursue truth and reconciliation. How? There are...

Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

September 9th is International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day. In Canada, it’s estimated that each year more than 3,000 babies...

How to Identify Signs of Bullying - 5 Tips for Parents

The beginning of September can be an exciting and stressful time for both parents and children. Going back-to-school brings a whirlwind of emotions;...

The Pilates Studio at the YWCA Health + Fitness Centre

Like many people, Aurora found that the biggest challenge to making a lifestyle change, especially with regard to health and fitness, was just...

It Takes a Village to Grow a Garden

For many low-income families who access YWCA services, buying fresh produce and nutritious food is challenging. That's where the YWCA Rooftop Garden...

Seniors Connect at YWCA Crabtree Corner

YWCA Crabtree Corner is a hub of activity in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, offering programs for families in times of need. While many services are...

What the Opioid Crisis Means to the YWCA

Public awareness around the opioid crisis and its effect on communities is growing, and so is the number of overdoses and drug-related deaths in...

Changing Lives for 121 Years

In 2018, the YWCA Metro Vancouver helped change the lives of 46,106 clients and program participants. With the support of our generous donors, we...

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