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

Trade Journey Update

  Trade Journey launched on January 5th with 12 women.  The women have been certified in First Aid/CPR C and SCOT.  Along the way gaining valuable knowledge and skills for success in construction industry.  Thank you to our partners who have supported the women in their journey to date.  

Make It Happen

2015 International Women’s Day! Come and go event #MakeItHappen Monday, March 9th 3:00-6:00pm Station 20 West Keynote speaker: Lindsay (Eekwol) Knight This year’s event will include explore art as a vehicle for change. The facilitators are talented women from Saskatoon’s art communities: Cathy Chicoine, Faith Eagle, Jane Reväe McWhirter, Tammy Krueckl, Annemarie Bookman, and Loretta Iris, with Erin […]

An expert opinion on the benefits of national child care

YWCA provides 1.5 million hours of care nationally. One of the largest non-profit providers of child care in Canada, the YWCA cares for over 10,000 children annually, in over 100 programs at YWCA member agencies across Canada. This translates into some 1.5 million hours of care every year. Over the decades, child care has become a cornerstone […]

This Valentine’s Day, how will you celebrate your love?

The #HealthyLove movement is designed to raise awareness about healthy relationships and support violence prevention across Canada. Celebrate your love with your partner by making a promise to each other to work on one of these healthy relationship behaviours. How does #9 sound: “I will always speak to my partner with respect”? Definitely something to […]

YWCA Saskatoon Employment Tip of the Week

How the Minimum Wage Job Can Lead to Future Wealth By Peter Harris If you are relatively new to the job market not working this summer, and you can land a job flipping burgers or manning the drive-thru window, take it. People sometimes look down on minimum wage jobs as beneath them, or as a […]

Employment and Learning Centre Tip of the Week

Planning a Job Search From: Monster The first important step to searching for jobs is to get into the right mindset and plan a job searching strategy. Tell yourself that whilst you can have a lucky break, you are more likely to get results by being patient, determined and focused. Making plans In the same […]