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News & Events from the YWCA | Monthly Archives: September 2015

NATIONAL ACTION DAY TO END HOMELESSNESS FOR WOMEN & GIRLS

Half of Canada’s homeless population is women and girls. Toronto – September 29th is National Action Day to End Homelessness for Women and Girls. With new polling information showing that more than 50% of Canadians support putting a priority on affordable housing for low income and homeless people, the national campaigns Homes for Women and All Our […]

OCT 7. YWCA SASKATOON CANDIDATES’ FORUM

We’re talking women. This is your invitation to meet local Saskatoon candidates in the federal election and hear them speak on their commitments to women’s issues. If you care about quality childcare, preventing violence against women and girls, affordable housing, sustainable employment, sexual and reproductive rights, ending racism, Indigenous equality and rights, and economic equality […]

YWCA CANADA, YOUTH ENGAGEMENT and #Elxn2015

Think Big! Go Vote! So, you want to know what’s going on… If you care about violence against girls and women, if you’re worried about climate change, or about finding a job when you graduate, then the federal election matters to you. The federal election decides which political party, and which people, will be the […]

GET READY TO WORK IN THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY – ESSENTIAL SKILLS

Want to know if work in the hospitality industry might be right for you? Take the quiz and find out! : http://discovertourism.ca/en/interactive_zone/take_tourism_career_quiz Choose one of these information sessions and get ready for your next job: September 24 at 1:00 to 4:00 PM September 29 at 9:00 AM to noon September 30 at 1:00 to 4:00 PM […]

WOMEN’S ISSUES COME INTO FOCUS ON SEPT 21

Toronto – Women’s issues will be taking the forefront in the federal election with the Up For Debate campaign, and partners Twitter Canada, Toronto Star, Le Devoir, and YWCA Canada. A national conversation on women’s issues will be broadcast live from Toronto’s Isabel Bader theatre on Monday, Sept 21. The free event starts at 7:00pm and […]

DAY IN THE PARK FOR YWCA CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTRE FAMILIES

Calling all YWCA Child Development Centre families! Come along and join us in welcoming new families to centre, and in saying goodbye to those who are leaving the centre. This is a FREE event hosted by the Parent Advisory Committee and a great opportunity for you, our families, to meet and get to know each other. […]

You Can Still Register for Life Skills Coach Certificate Phase 1 Training

There are still a few spots remaining for the Life Skills Coach Certificate Phase 1 training, where participants will gain skills to facilitate learning and behaviour change and practice problem solving in a group environment through experimental tools and techniques, is being hosted here at YWCA Saskatoon, 510 25th Street East, on November 2 through November […]