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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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We support women to gain control of their lives, achieve economic security and live free of violence.

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The success of the women and families supported by YW are your success too. We cannot do this alone, your support helps us provide vulnerable women with flexible, personalized support to help them and their families move forward with dignity in times of crises.

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Childcare in Alberta: What to Know 22 August 2017

Childcare in Alberta: What to Know

Returning to work seems like a daunting task for any first-time parent. You’re trying to balance the responsibilities that come with being a parent along [...]

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When You Can’t Just Shake it Off 11 August 2017

When You Can't Just Shake it Off

De-escalation, minimizing and acquiescing may not be words every woman can define, but are most definitely skills that almost every woman have mastered by [...]

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Being Pro-Choice – A History 03 August 2017

Being Pro-Choice – A History

It seems like women have been fighting for the right to control their health for a really, really long time - like more than [...]

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