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Domestic Violence is Everyone’s Business by Trinity Song
23 November 2022

Domestic Violence is Everyone's Business by Trinity Song

Trinity Song, Guest Contributor Domestic violence is a learned behaviour whereby psychological and physical coercion are used to assert and maintain control over [...]

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Help fund your child’s education this Financial Literacy Month by Albiona Sadikaj
14 November 2022

Help fund your child's education this Financial Literacy Month by Albiona Sadikaj

It’s Financial Literacy Month in Canada! An excellent time to focus our attention on gaining insights and skills to improve our financial health and [...]

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Week Without Violence 2023
22 October 2022

Week Without Violence 2023

Zandile Moyo, Guest Contributor The World Health Organization (WHO) defines violence as, "the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, [...]

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Voted one of Maclean’s Top 100 Charities of 2020, 

YW Calgary focuses on enhancing women’s well-being

while advocating for equity.


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