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Our vision is Achieving Women’s Equality through economic independence, wellness and equal opportunities.
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The Canadian government has finally abolished the gender-discriminating provisions in the Indian Act. via
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Maryam Monsef Aug 19
Women's economic equality depends on access to childcare. These cuts take Ontario backwards.
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YWCA Metro Vancouver Aug 16
Big news! to announce funding to organizations that engage men & boys in and positive masculinity. via
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YWCA Metro Vancouver Aug 15
Replying to @DWarneford @CCScheme
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YWCA Metro Vancouver Aug 15
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YWCA Metro Vancouver Aug 12
Happy ! At the YWCA, we’re committed to giving children and youth across Metro Vancouver the tools they need to make smart choices and grow up healthy, happy and engaged in their communities.
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BWSS Aug 7
We have said it before and we will say it again, the subtext of acts of mass violence is misogyny. With each new story in the news, as details are revealed so is the shooters history of
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YWCA Metro Vancouver Aug 1
Vancouver Pride Week is here! 🏳️‍🌈 Celebrate and support the local LGBTQ+ movement by attending one of these local events:
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BCSTH Aug 1
The aim is to prevent sexual harassment, violence, or any other inappropriate behaviour, by training people how to recognize potentially dangerous situations -- and intervene.
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YWCA Metro Vancouver Aug 1
A shout out to for donating tickets to our YWCA Tourism Essentials program participants! They had a wonderful time watching their first football game ever!
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Informed Opinions Jul 31
Research on youth by finds there's a direct link between minority stress & tobacco use, and executive director shares her insight with . For , contact Saewyc @
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YWCA Metro Vancouver Jul 31
For a low-income single mom, access to transit for her and her kids can often be a big barrier. has been a huge support with their donation of transit tickets to our program participants. Thank you!
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YWCA Metro Vancouver Jul 31
In 2018, 2,066 people died in Canada due to the opioid crisis, with 36% of deaths occurring in British Columbia. Here's how YWCA Metro Vancouver is responding to this public health emergency.
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MOSAIC Jul 29
Witness a racist attack? Want to help but don’t know what to do? Here are some tips. Yes, you can make a difference.
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YWCA Metro Vancouver Jul 25
A huge thank you to our Tourism Essentials panellists, Steve & Fahed from , Jordan from , Karen from & Deb from for sharing career insights & providing great tips on how to succeed in the tourism sector in Vancouver!
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YWCA Metro Vancouver Jul 25
New research looks at the ‘emotional tax’ related to being a person of colour in Canadian workplaces. For women, those who are Indigenous, identify as LGBTQ+ or have disabilities, this tax can double or triple. via
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YWCA Metro Vancouver Jul 19
Thanks for featuring our latest campaign. We're happy to announce that is expanding! This expansion will enable us to help even more women and families in Metro Vancouver.
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West Coast LEAF Jul 18
Our friends reached out to us to let us know about LEADS, their specialized services program for self-identified women who are survivors of violence. Next program cycle starts in Sept.
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YWCA Metro Vancouver Jul 15
Though the provincial government made unprecedented investments in child care last year, there are still too many families struggling to access quality, licenced child care due to lack of spaces. via
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Deb Bryant Jul 15
Oh dear, I hadn’t seen the full picture before. Not a good sign. No matter what their politics are, I do appreciate all of these people for their willingness to serve. But HONESTLY, PEOPLE, isn’t it time to insist on, and vote to support, diversity among our elected leaders?
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