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March 8 is International Women’s Day – a day to celebrate women’s achievements and acknowledge barriers women continue to face, here in Canada and around the world. At the Women’s Centre, this means reflecting on progress made in work to improve the status of women, while recognizing the great amount of work that still needs …

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Introducing our Summer Artist-in-Residence: Chantal Chagnon

We’re excited to introduce our next Artist-in-Residence to our community, Chantal Changnon. She has been sharing her Indigenous heritage and culture with the Women’s Centre for many years. It was an honour sitting down with Chantal to get to know more about the journey that led her to being an artist and activist. Click here …

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Jane’s Walk 2017 – Spaces, Places, and “Herstories”

The beautiful spring weather this past weekend encouraged us to  get to know our neighbourhood better, just in time for our annual Feminist Jane’s Walk. This year’s walk was bigger than ever! We were joined by over 40 people, and spent a sunny afternoon exploring the neighbourhoods of Bridgeland, East Village and Calgary’s downtown core. …

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Environmental Program at the Women’s Centre

We are ringing in the New Year with a new program at the Women’s Centre. This month, we are officially launching our environmental program, and we are excited to tell you about it! Why an environmental program? Solutions for building a more sustainable society need to be inclusive, meaning the voices and experiences of diverse …

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Girl Power Camps are back!

Summer is on its way and we are gearing up for our popular Girl Power summer camps!  Each summer, the camps attract dozens of girls who are interested in learning new things and talking about issues that are important to them. The camps give girls with a space to be themselves, understand their own values …

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City Hall 101: Encouraging Women’s Participation

As part of our Social Issues Discussion Series, Carol Armes, Executive Assistant to Councillor Druh Farrell of Ward 7, visited the Centre to facilitate a session about how City Hall works and how women can participate. Women are significantly underrepresented on City Council. Each of Calgary’s 14 wards is represented by a Councillor, and Council …

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

Let’s celebrate International Women’s Day and honour the stories of women from around the world! From Oppression to Opportunity is our theme for 2016. We thought it would inspire you to reflect upon women’s past, present and future challenges, while acknowledging successes and achievements! This year, we’re doing things a little differently. Our annual potluck will …

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