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Our View – The YW Blog

September 2017

Voting Matters. No Really, It Does.

By | September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Our View|

Can you name your current school board trustee? What about your city councilor? Heck, do you even know what ward you live in? Well for some, the deafening silence you’re experiencing is not uncommon, [...]

The 411 on YW’s Hub Facility

By | September 15th, 2017|Categories: Our View|

The YW Sheriff King Home crisis shelter opened in Inglewood in 1984, and after more than 30 years in the community, YW is pleased to announce we’ll be growing our presence with a new [...]

Pride: 2017 Edition

By | September 3rd, 2017|Categories: Our View|

This week's blog is brought authored by B.H., a YW team member and advocate extraordinaire.  Calgary Pride 2017 is this weekend and I find myself reflecting on change. Pride has grown in Calgary year-after-year [...]

August 2017

Childcare in Alberta: What to Know

By | August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Our View|

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 with your own expectations of what kind of parent you [...]

Being Pro-Choice – A History

By | August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Our View|

It seems like women have been fighting for the right to control their health for a really, really long time - like more than 200 years long. Despite all the time that’s passed and [...]

July 2017

Yahoo for the Green Line

By | July 15th, 2017|Categories: Our View|

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 found politicians using words like ‘monumental’ and ‘transformative’ is understandable [...]

June 2017

Canada 150: It’s Complicated……

By | June 30th, 2017|Categories: Our View|

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 toasting to its 150th birthday, but the celebration is complicated. [...]