What’s Next for Child Care?

Join us to hear about what’s in the historic child care promise from the federal government, to talk about what your needs are and what affordable child care would mean to you. Come ask questions about what comes next, and to learn about things you can do to support efforts to improve access to affordable, …

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Childcare and Gender Equity

This post was written by Chelsea Detheridge, member of the Women’s Centre Social Policy Committee Some say it takes a village to raise a child. But statistics show that, in reality, it is typically only half the village that does this work. Whether as a single parent, a partner expected to put aside her career …

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Social Issues and Action

Women have stories to tell, have experiences that can inform issues, and face barriers to equity and participation in society. At the Women’s Centre, we work to provide a space where women can openly explore different social issues that affect our communities.  Together, we can bring about positive change in society. One of the key …

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Child Care in Alberta

The Women’s Centre has been working to advocate for social and economic policies that reflect the realities and experiences of women in Calgary. Through ongoing events and consultation, women have consistently identified accessible, affordable, quality child care as a priority. The Social Policy Committee organized a Child Care Round Table to connect with our partners …

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