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Edmonton men put best feet forward for domestic violence survivors at YWCA WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES®

09/20/17
Hundreds of men traded in their everyday footwear for high heels in downtown Edmonton today, all to help families walk away from domestic violence.City councillors, police...

Shoppers Drug Mart steps up to help women experiencing domestic abuse

03/15/16
The YWCA Edmonton and the YWCA of Calgary are proud to announce Shoppers Drug Mart as the presenting sponsor for both organizations’ annual WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES®...

Coalition launches community action plan on sex trafficking in Edmonton

10/23/15
The Action Coalition on Human Trafficking (ACT Alberta), Councillor Scott McKeen, and Honorary Chair Sarah Chan officially launch the action plan Engaging Community: Addressing...

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

06/17/14
"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

05/15/14
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

05/04/14
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

04/21/14
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

02/19/14
(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

02/04/14
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...