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April 2018

March 2018

A New Evolution for YW Calgary

By | March 28th, 2018|Categories: Our View|Tags: , , |

This week YW celebrated a milestone in the construction of our new home with our long-time service partners from service partners from the Government of Alberta and the City of Calgary. We announced $8.6 million [...]

February 2018

Calling for change: Tina Fontaine

By | February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Our View|

More than 1,200 Indigenous women and girls have gone missing or been murdered in Canada. This number represents the number of women and girls that Canada has failed. It represents a system, a culture [...]

Healthy Relationships

By | February 9th, 2018|Categories: Our View|Tags: |

We’ve all heard about this mythical unicorn known as a healthy relationship, it is the gold standard by which we must hold every relationship too. It apparently exists somewhere in the universe, but no [...]

January 2018

Blue Monday, grey January & underemployment

By | January 31st, 2018|Categories: Our View|

Like many Calgarians, Julie found herself affected by the economic downturn in 2016. She lost her job and was unsure where to turn for support. Unsuccessful in her job search for several months she began [...]

Women’s March & #MeToo

By | January 26th, 2018|Categories: Our View|Tags: , |

January 2017 women from around the world came together in solidarity and marched against the hate, division and vitriol the 2016 United States election had created, leaving many fearful for their rights and their [...]

New Year, New City?

By | January 13th, 2018|Categories: Our View|

New Year, new me? That’s the kind of response we’ve been seeing over social media and in the news for the last few weeks, which got us thinking, as a women serving organization what would [...]

December 2017

Giving back this holiday season

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

My name is Joanne. I am originally from British Columbia, but I was born in Alberta. I came to YW Calgary through a varied route, one turn one way or another, I would not [...]