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YWCA Canada sends a message of solidarity to the community of Prince Albert in response to the violent attack on Marlene Bird

"Violence against women and girls is unacceptable. Period."2014/06/07The Annual Members Meeting of YWCA Canada, the nation’s largest single provider of services...

WAVE Members Announced at City Hall

Women’s Advocacy Voice Committee of Edmonton (WAVE)Members Announced by City Hall  (Edmonton, May 14, 2014) The 15 members of the City of Edmonton’s...

"Keep It In The Ring" on Global Edmonton

Global Edmonton talks to Vic Valimaki about his upcoming MFC match and his "Keep It In The Ring" initiative with YWCA Edmonton.For more detailed information about this...

New Edmonton Women’s Committee Sees Flood of Applicants

Edmonton’s women are lining up to have their voices heard at city hall.The city new women’s advisory committee, which councillors created earlier this year, has had...

2014 Women of Distinction Nominations Open

(Edmonton, February 19, 2014) YWCA Edmonton has been honouring the best and brightest women in our city for over 30 years. Past honourees include: Carrie Doll,  Lois Hole,...
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Women’s advisory group wins support of council

EDMONTON - The city could have its first women’s advisory committee under a proposal Monday that was enthusiastically endorsed by councillors.The 15-member group would...

Teenage girls escaping violence need support says

Teenage girls escaping violence need support says Anita MajumdarFresh from Midnight’s Children, award-winner joins YWCA Canada Rose CampaignToronto, Dec. 6, 2012 - Award...

YWCA Canada’s Rose Campaign to end violence against women and girls

Ottawa, Monday, November 26, 2012 – Most teenage girls and young women who leave home are trying to escape sexual abuse and violence, says YWCA Canada, but when they hit the...

Family Violence Shouldn’t Stay At Home

Media Advisory from The City of EdmontonIMMEDIATE RELEASEPhoto Opportunity: A display of approximately 500 pairs of shoes representing the number of children who have stayed at...

Celebrating the First International Day of the Girl

Today, on the first International Day of the Girl YWCA Canada joins others in solidarity to promote and advance the equality of girls and young women locally, nationally and...