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For 106 years, YW has supported women and their families to thrive, adopted to changing needs and created safe, respectful places to heal and grow.

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Sept 19

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Registration is now open!

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Nov 16


Keynote speaker Marcia Clark

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Yahoo for the Green Line 15 July 2017

Yahoo for the Green Line

Cowboy hat, check. Cowboy boots, check. $1.5 billion dollars for Alberta’s largest transit project, check. The hype for the Green Line LRT project which [...]

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#SafeStampede: It’s up to all of us 07 July 2017

#SafeStampede: It's up to all of us

Alright folks, if you’re dreaming about pancakes, getting a mildly weird craving for mini doughnuts and itching to do the electric slide, you’re not [...]

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Canada 150: It’s Complicated…… 30 June 2017

Canada 150: It's Complicated......

Canada 150. 150 years of confederation and 150 years of complicated history with anyone who wasn’t Caucasian, a man and an Anglophone. Canada is [...]

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