$10/Day Child Care Finally Coming to Alberta

Long overdue changes are coming to child care in Alberta: On November 15, 2021 the Federal and Provincial governments jointly announced a historic child care agreement that will make accessible, high-quality, inclusive $10/day child care a reality in our province. Over the years, the Women’s Centre has been a strong advocate for publicly funded high-quality …

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We Need Your Help to Rebuild Our Community of Support and Connection

This year was one of unprecedented challenges for women across the globe. The pandemic has impacted every aspect of our lives – and its disproportionate burden on women has created a sense of urgency for our community to act. Now more than ever, the Women’s Centre has a critical role to play in providing the …

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Doro Buch, Summer Muralist in Residence

One of our summer Muralists in Residence, Doro Buch, is a Calgary-based contemporary, visual artist. Originally a social scientist, she blends her curiosity about individuals and society with her passion to paint. She creates collage-like arrangements juxtaposing the imaginary, symbolic, and the real, in both oil and acrylic. Her work touches upon social, political, environmental, and human issues. The centre of …

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Women’s Centre Artist in Residence – Call for Proposals

Women’s Centre of Calgary Artist in Residence – Call for Proposals The Women’s Centre of Calgary is excited to partner with the Immigrant Council for Arts Innovation (ICAI) for our 2021-2022 Artist in Residence Program. This year, our goal is to ensure newcomer and immigrant artists who identify as women are represented in our space. …

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Every Child Matters

*Trigger Warning – This post contains content related to residential schools.*  ** Last Updated June 24, 2021** The Women’s Centre joins residential school survivors and their families in grief over the 751 children found on Cowessess First Nation, 215 children in Kamloops, British Columbia, 104 children in Brandon, Manitoba, 35 children in Lestock, Saskatchewan, 38 …

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