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Reflections on YWCA Canada’s 131st Annual Members Meeting

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn May 2023 marked the 131st YWCA Canada Annual Members Meeting, this year held in Waskesiu Lake, Saskatchewan, and hosted by YWCA Prince Albert. YWCA Cambridge was able to send four delegates: our board chair, Norma McDonald Ewing, CEO, Kim Decker, Director of Philanthropy, Nataleigh Ballantyne and Director

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Eight Women to be Recognized by the 2023 Women of Distinction Awards

8 Women to be recognized by YWCA Cambridge Women of Distintion Awards 2023 YWCA Cambridge is thrilled to announce the eight recipients of the 2023 Women of Distinction awards: Rebecca Dickinson Rebecca Dickinson is part of the Women Impacting and Influencing Technology (WIIT) committee at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada- a

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2023 Women of Distinction Award Nominees Announced

YWCA Cambridge is thrilled to announce the nominees of the 29th annual Women of Distinction awards: Amina Gilani Carolyn (CJ) Janzen Ellie Hook Emily Jaarsma Joe-Ann McComb Laura Perrin Maria Empringham Olivia Bluhm Rana Mohammad Rebecca Dickinson Shupi Mapuranga Smriti Nayan Stephanie Pearsall Teresa Gaspar YWCA Cambridge thanks all nominators

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YWCA Ontario Coalition responds to the 2023 Provincial Budget

On March 23, 2023, the Ontario government released its 2023 budget. Below is the YWCA Ontario Coalition’s response. A PDF version of the budget analysis can be found here.A PDF version of the budget analysis can be found here. One of the two themes of this year’s provincial budget, tabled

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An Update on WIGG’s March 31 Closure

Dear fashion lovers, as we announced a few months ago, WIGG will be closing its doors on March 31, 2023. After that date, the brick and mortar store will no longer be open to shoppers.  We have loved operating this passion project over the past 12 years and we thank

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BREAKING DOWN GENDERED BARRIERS IN MALE-DOMINATED FIELDS

It’s International Women’s Day around the globe and, given this day’s history of being rooted in the women’s labour movement, what better way to celebrate it than by celebrating YWCA’s work in breaking down gendered barriers in male-dominated fields? Since 2021, YWCA Cambridge and other YWCAs from across Ontario have

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