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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Meet Prairie Kitten Productions, our new Artists in Residence!

In our Artist in Residence program, we invite women who are active in Calgary’s arts community to share their skills and experience with women at the Women’s Centre. We are excited to welcome our newest Artists in Residence, Prairie Kitten Productions, to the Centre this Spring! Prairie Kitten Productions, or PKP, aims to bring audiences …

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Creating a Season of Support

This post was written by Carole Carpot-Lacassagne, Basic Needs Coordinator at the Women’s Centre At the Women’s Centre almost 52% of the women in our community are experiencing poverty. This constant struggle to find food and shelter, to pay bills, and ultimately to maintain dignity affects women and their families all year round. But the …

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