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Sept. 15 YWCA Shine a Light Run: Why We Run

Welcome to the YWCA Shine a Light Run! This is why we run. Every participant in the Shine a Light Run has their own reasons for committing to run the 2K, 5K, or 10K course. We are running to shine a light on needs and solutions right here in our community, like safe streets, homes for everyone, […]

Employer Feature: Shining in Your Tourism & Hospitality Role

Summer is soon upon us, so bring on dining out on patios, large events with family and friends, and seasonal festivals. But while you are looking forward to relaxing summer days, employers in the hospitality industry are preparing for a busy season of restaurant customers, family weddings, large scale events, and increased tourist traffic. Now […]

Nutrition Monday: Caprese Avocado Toast

Recipe: Caprese Avocado Toast Ingredients: 2 Avocados, ripe 1/4 Cup Basil leaves 1 Cup Grape tomatoes 1 Tsp Lemon Juice, fresh Sea Salt and black pepper 4 Slices bread, toasted 4 Oz Mozzarella, fresh

Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day

A big thank you to all the Early Childhood Educators at the YWCA Child Development Centre. You go above and beyond to make sure the children in your care have a happy, positive, and fun-filled day. Your dedication to make it all work is commendable and greatly appreciated. You do your job with such ease […]

Mother’s Day at the YWCA Shelter & Residence

Mother’s Day is an important day, not only for mothers at the shelter, but for all women. Our talented Family Outreach worker, Alanda, also creates stunning succulent arrangements in her new business, Roots X Two. Alanda put together a beautiful succulent pot for each resident in honor of mother’s day and celebrating women.  Succulents are resilient, […]

Never Blame the Victim: Taking a Stand Against Sexual Assault

Province of Saskatchewan and City of Saskatoon declare Sexual Assault Awareness Week Saskatoon, Sk—The province of Saskatchewan and City of Saskatoon have declared May 15-19, 2017 Sexual Assault Awareness Week (SAAW) 2017. The awareness campaign is promoted jointly by partner organizations Saskatoon Sexual Assault & Information Centre (SSAIC) and YWCA Saskatoon. At the heart of […]

Never Blame the Victim Campaign Kit

Never Blame the Victim Key Messages: The province of Saskatchewan and the City of Saskatoon have declared May 15-19, 2017 as Sexual Assault Awareness Week.  Evidence shows that fewer than 9 out of 10 sexual assaults are not reported to police. The Sexual Assault Awareness Week proclamations by the city and province take a stand with […]

Job Search Tip: Top Job Interview Tips and Tricks

You can actually tell a lot about an employer from the employment pages of their website, such as the values they have and how easy it is to find out about potential jobs. This may be a reflection of what it’s like to work there. If it’s friendly and easy to apply for a job, […]

Nutrition Monday: Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Recipe: Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers Ingredients: 1 lb lean ground turkey 6 bell peppers 2 cloves garlic 1 onion 1 16 oz. jar of tomatoes 2 cups wild rice, cooked 1 tsp Italian seasoning 1/2 tsp pepper 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded  

YWCA Canada Welcomes CEO Maya Roy

Maya Roy takes up her duties as Chief Executive Officer at YWCA Canada on May 15th, 2017 Toronto, ON—YWCA Canada, the country’s oldest and largest women’s service organization, announced today the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer. Maya Roy takes up her duties at YWCA Canada’s National Office in Toronto on May 15th, 2017. […]