Pandemic Recovery: Building a More Equitable Future for Women

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and deepened inequities in our society, especially for women with intersecting social identities and experiences (such as race, Indigeneity, disability, immigration status, gender identity and income status). As we look towards recovery, how do we ensure that in the future, wealth, work and care responsibilities are more fairly distributed and …

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National Indigenous History Month

Land Acknowledgement In the spirit of our endeavours to promote reconciliation, we honour the truth of the shared history and acknowledge Treaty 7 territory and the traditional lands of the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot), comprising the Siksika, the Piikani, the Kainai, as well, the Tsuu t’ina, and the Îyârhe (Stoney) Nakoda (Wesley, Bears Paw and Chiniki) First …

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MMIWG2S Awareness

Today is May 5, a time designated to honouring the spirits of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2-Spirit People. It is a day to raise awareness of, and speak out on violence inflicted against Indigenous people. REDdress installation at the Women’s Centre of Calgary The REDdress Project – Jaime Black The Red dresses …

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5 Canadian Women to Celebrate

Celebrate Herstory—get to know 5 incredible Canadian women in 3 sentences each. Viola Desmond First on our roster is Viola Desmond, who you may recognize from the Canadian $10 bill. Viola was instrumental in spurring the Canadian Civil Rights Movement in the 1940s by standing up against segregation in a Nova Scotian movie theatre and refusing …

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Women’s HERstory Month at the Women’s Centre

Happy Women’s Herstory Month from the Women’s Centre of Calgary! Here are 8 ways to support the Centre this month and help celebrate the women in our community. Celebrate with us Commemorate International Women’s Day by celebrating with us on March 8th! You can also attend our other events, programs, and workshops happening this March. …

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Black History Month – Be An Ally Every Month

It’s the last week of Black History Month, but the work is far from over. The Women’s Centre is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and accommodating community. Sometimes navigating social issues is challenging and confusing, but you don’t have to do it alone. We’ve put together the following helpful points and resources to help …

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