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November 2018

Can you live on $627 a month?

By |November 8th, 2018|Categories: Our View|

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

October 2018

September 2018

Visibility and Pride

By |September 2nd, 2018|Categories: Our View|

This weekend Calgary gets ready to gather as a community and celebrate Pride. Many of you may have seen the other Pride marches in towns and cities across the world showcasing the vibrant rainbows and [...]

August 2018

July 2018

GUEST BLOG: Anti-racism

By |July 19th, 2018|Categories: Our View|Tags: , |

For Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday, we are featuring a blog written by a YW team member on her experiences with Apartheid and the institutionalized racism found in North American and Canadian culture.  I’m black. [...]

June 2018

5 years since the flood

By |June 25th, 2018|Categories: Our View|

Last week marked five years since the June floods submerged Calgary and left many of citizens and organizations in crisis mode. The YW was deeply impacted by flooding, so we spoke with Sue Tomney, [...]