Our View 2017-06-19T10:02:36+00:00

Our View – The YW Blog

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. [...]

For the Love of Shoulders

By | June 9th, 2017|Categories: Our View|

The fingertip test. At age 12, most girls know that in order to go to school during the spring and summer their outfit must pass the fingertip test. For those who may not have [...]

May 2017

Still Not Asking for It

By | May 31st, 2017|Categories: Our View|

CONTENT WARNING: This article or section, or pages it links to, contains information about sexual assault and/or violence which may be triggering to survivors. * * * * * * * * * * [...]

Keep A Roof Over Their Heads

By | May 11th, 2017|Categories: Our View|

Second year participant, Wanda Rumball shares her experience attending and fundraising for Keep A Roof Over Their Heads. Listen to her story and the significance this fundraising event has for her: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ej5UWGTKfWk

April 2017

420 & Harm Reduction

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Our View|

In the spirit of 420, and the recent focus on the decriminalization of marijuana, talking about harm reduction: what it means and why we believe in it seems like a good idea. To start, harm [...]

Calling for a #SafeRedMile

By | April 13th, 2017|Categories: Our View|

It’s been two years since the Calgary Flames clinched a playoff position and we are so excited to cheer them on against the Anaheim Ducks! People are bustling with joy and bringing a new energy [...]