Women’s

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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October is End Poverty Month

Did you know that October is End Poverty Month here in Calgary? At the Women’s Centre, over 52% of women who come to our space identify as living in poverty. Because of this, poverty reduction and alleviation are at the heart of much of what we do, and End Poverty Month is an important time

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Thanking Our Amazing Donors

At the Women’s Centre, we are fortunate to have so many community members who donate their time and talent to programs to our community. From filing taxes, to providing legal advice, to offering peer support to ushering football games, our community members are central to our success and community building at the Centre. Last year,

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International Women’s Day 2018 – Working For Change Around The World

March 8 was International Women’s Day (IWD), a day to celebrate the incredible accomplishments of women around the world. This IWD we celebrated at the Women’s Centre with a potluck dinner, took in music from Girls Rock Camp, and enjoyed an evening full of connection and community. While over 220 community members joined us at the

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