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Books to Read this Women’s History Month

October is Women’s History Month in Canada. Women’s History Month is a powerful opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge the significant contributions of women and gender-diverse people across the world. Throughout history, women and gender-diverse people have always defied expectations, pushed boundaries, and created impactful change for generations to come. This reading list highlights books written

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Join Us for a Community-Based Discussion – Gendered Housing Crisis

Join Us for a Community-Based Discussion on the Gendered Housing Crisis with the Federal Housing Advocate! On August 8, 2023, the Women’s National Housing & Homelessness Network (WNHHN), Calgary Women’s Centre, and the National Indigenous Housing Network (NIHN) will be hosting Federal Housing Advocate Marie-Josée Houle for a community-led discussion on housing precarity and homelessness

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Fireside Chat

Hosted by: Lorelei Higgins and Marilyn North-Peigan. In the spirit of Reconciliation, this event will be a circle conversation with women about strength and resilience, grounded in the lived experiences of our hosts and those present. This will be an opportunity for learning, relationship building, and one active step towards Reconciliation for those attending. We

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Women & Poverty (Online)

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Learn about women’s poverty in Calgary and Alberta, and the various ways in which poverty shows up at the Women’s Centre. Discover how the Women’s Centre addresses poverty through its unique peer model and three strategic areas: get assistance, connect with others and work for change. This workshop will be held

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$10/Day Child Care Finally Coming to Alberta

Long overdue changes are coming to child care in Alberta: On November 15, 2021 the Federal and Provincial governments jointly announced a historic child care agreement that will make accessible, high-quality, inclusive $10/day child care a reality in our province. Over the years, the Women’s Centre has been a strong advocate for publicly funded high-quality

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May 5 is National Day of Awareness & Action for MMIWG2S

Content warning: This blog post deals with violence against Indigenous women, girls and gender diverse people.   May 5 is the National Day of Awareness and Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Gender diverse people. On this day we aim to raise awareness about this ongoing crisis and take action. On this day we remember the people who have lost

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