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YWCA Cambridge Postpones Women of Distinction 2020 Awards

April 8, 2020 As uncertainty around when physical distancing measures will be lifted and in the interest of promoting the safety of all of our community members, YWCA Cambridge has made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 Women of Distinction awards ceremony until 2021.  The ceremony, which was to

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YWCA Cambridge Important Update
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COVID 19 Update

March 13, 2020 To all YWCA Cambridge families, clients and participants: We understand and share in your concern around the risks associated with COVID 19 and know you might have questions about how we are working to keep you and your loved ones safe. Please know that leading up to these

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A bundle of barbies, all shapes and skin tones, lying on a table
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How Barbies Became A Tool Of Inclusion

Over the last several months YWCA staff have had the opportunity to attend inclusion training sessions. These workshops encouraged us to look at the spaces we work in and the individuals we work with, and ask ourselves how we can continue making our spaces inclusive as well as safe for

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Important Notice Regarding Potential One-Day OSSTF Strike December 18

As you may already be aware, once again, if a deal is not reached at the bargaining table, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) will be on a one-day strike Wednesday December 18. As OSSTF represents a large number of education workers, this means that public elementary and secondary schools

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On a black background, the names of the 14 women killed December 6 1989: Geneviève Bergeron Hélène Colgan Nathalie Croteau Barbara Daigneault Anne-Marie Edward Maud Haviernick Maryse Laganière Maryse Leclair Anne-Marie Lemay Sonia Pelletier Michèle Richard Annie St-Arneault Annie Turcotte Barbara Klucznik-Widajewicz
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It’s the 30th Anniversary of the École Polytechnique Massacre. Has Anything Changed?

Today, we say their names. Geneviève Bergeron (1968–1989), civil engineering student Hélène Colgan (1966–1989), mechanical engineering student Nathalie Croteau (1966–1989), mechanical engineering student Barbara Daigneault (1967–1989), mechanical engineering student Anne-Marie Edward (1968–1989), chemical engineering student Maud Haviernick (1960–1989), materials engineering student Maryse Laganière (1964–1989), budget clerk in the École Polytechnique’s

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Important Notice Regarding The Potential One-Day OSSTF Strike

There is potential strike action that will impact our service users at our Ryerson child care centre. If a deal is not reached at the bargaining table, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) will be on a one-day strike Wednesday December 4. As OSSTF represents a large number of education

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