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Poverty is never just about money, but it’s always about money. 09 November 2018

Poverty is never just about money, but it's always about money.

Today representatives from YW Calgary joined the Government of Alberta, our community partners and those with lived experience as we celebrated the important changes made [...]

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Can you live on $627 a month? 08 November 2018

Can you live on $627 a month?

Can you live on $627 a month? Think about how much you spend on your most basic needs like shelter, food and transportation? Could [...]

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Week Without Violence 19 October 2018

Week Without Violence

So far this year Calgary Police Service (CPS) has responded to nearly 3,400 domestic violence incidents. This figure represents a 46 per cent increase [...]

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