Women's Centre of Calgary Blog:

Social Issues Discussion: Anti-Racism in YYC

Violence fuelled by racism seems to be constantly in the media. Prompted by these events, Social Issues Committee volunteers decided to host a workshop centered on what Calgarian women can do to engage with anti-racism … Read More

Environmental Issues Discussion: Ecofeminism

On March 15, 2017, we welcomed women to our Environmental Issues Discussion focusing on Ecofeminism.  We were joined by Ronnie Joy Leah, an expert in gender and women’s studies and an instructor with the University … Read More

Meet our First Artists in Residence, Femme Wave!

We are excited to introduce to our community our first Artists in Residence, the co-founders of Femme Wave: Hayley Muir, Kaely Cormack, and Kenna Burima! We sat down with Hayley and Kaely to get to … Read More

A Special Shout-Out to Our Peer Support Volunteers

Peer Support volunteers play a vital role at the Women’s Centre.  They are the first people to welcome women who come in, they provide referrals to other agencies, and provide direct assistance for basic needs … Read More

Transgender Women in YYC

“Before I began my transition, my life was comfortable,” said Pepper Laughington, a co-facilitator of the Social Issues Discussion about Transgender Women in YYC a few weeks ago. “I was married.  Our kids were grown … Read More