Category Archives: General

It’s Time to Raise the Rates

When you’re living on Social Assistance in Alberta, dreaming big means:  Buying your own groceries Having enough to pay your rent Buying school supplies for your child Not worrying about money every day Did you … Read More
Jackie Carrier Fall Artist in Residence

Meet Jackie – Our Fall Artist in Residence

Every season of the year, we partner with a local woman artist to bring arts and creativity to the Women’s Centre. This month we sat down with our Fall Artist in Residence Jackie Carrier to … Read More

Passionate Women Wanted – Spotlight on our Peer Support Volunteers

At the Women’s Centre, volunteers are at the heart and soul of all that we do. We pride ourselves in being a volunteer-run organization, which means many of our programs and services are delivered by … Read More

Grieving and Homelessness – Social Issues Discussion Recap

This post was written by Heather Samarron, former volunteer at the Women’s Centre What does a good death look like? This can be a hard question to answer for many people. For most of us, … Read More

Celebrating International Day of the Girl

This blog post was written by Grace Millar, Girl Programs Coordinator at the Women’s Centre.  Since 2012, October 11 has been celebrated as the International Day of the Girl. The day marked by the United Nations to “highlight and address the needs and challenges girls … Read More