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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Make It Happen for International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a global event that celebrates women’s achievements and calls for greater equality. While progress has been made, women worldwide are still fighting to receive equal wages for equal work, working to end violence against women, and striving for equal representation in politics and media. This year, the Women’s Centre has teamed …

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Women’s Safety Walk

Are you looking for a way to get outside this winter and give feedback about your community? The Women’s Centre is teaming up with Sustainable Calgary to host a Women’s Safety Walk on Wednesday, February 4 at 5:30pm! Last fall, we worked hard to engage members of the neighbourhoods around us and to talk about issues …

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Connecting with our Neighbours

Do you live in Bridgeland-Riverside, Crescent Heights or Renfrew? We want to connect with you! The Women’s Centre very excited to launch a six-month project to get to know our new neighbours. With the opening of our beautiful new centre, we are excited to invite more women in and explore new possibilities for how women …

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