The Bridge Newsletter

Creating Community Connections

  • Community Celebrates Opening of Puzzles Day Care on YWCA Banff Campus

    Puzzles Day Care Centre officially opened it’s doors to the children of Banff on June 29th, 2017, a milestone achievement in our community’s efforts to satisfy childcare demands. After receiving a grant from the province… READ MORE

  • The Shoe Project Canmore – An unheard tale of her journey!

    The Shoe Project is a writing and spoken word performance workshop where immigrant women tell the stories of their arrival in Canada – through a pair of shoes. They are mentored by veteran Canadian writers… READ MORE

  • Annual General Meeting: June 28, 2017

    YWCA Banff invites you to join us for our Annual General Meeting, taking place at 7pm on Wednesday, June 28 in the YWCA Banff Great Room. Please RSVP to Ancy by June 21 at…. READ MORE

  • Puzzles: Child Care To Fit Your Family

    The Day Care Society of Banff has been selected to receive one of 22 Alberta Provincial Grants to develop an innovative child care model to meet shortage of child care in our communities, particularly non-traditional… READ MORE

  • 2017 VINEart Gala Auction

    March 18, 2017 – This was a truly special evening! Complete with magical performances, incredible cuisine prepared by the Fairmont Banff Springs culinary team, wine pairings selected by Cellar Door, and a live and silent… READ MORE

  • YWCA Canada: Know Your Rights

    YWCA Canada launches a new online resource “A Rights Guide” for girls, young women and gender nonconforming youth. Knowing about your rights and responsibilities is an important part of being able to keep yourself safe… READ MORE

  • Bridge Talk – Connie’s June Update

    The 2015-16 fiscal year is now officially wrapped up with the successful completion of our Audit, Annual Report, AGM and YWCA Canada Annual Members Meeting. As always we are happy to share our audited statements… READ MORE

  • Bridge Talk – Connie’s April Update

    On April 16, 1916, the government of Alberta passed a bill granting women’s suffrage. The Equal Suffrage Statutory Law Amendment Act made Alberta the third province in Canada to give women the right to vote… READ MORE

  • Meet The Team

      On January 1, we welcomed three new members to our programming team – Larissa Dillabough, as an Anti-Violence Counsellor and Educator (ACE); and Reave McLeod, who is managing the Community Response Plan for Sexualized… READ MORE

  • Bridge Talk – Connie’s February Update

      I’ve just returned from a week in Toronto where I had the chance to meet with YWCA colleagues from across the country. These meetings give us a chance to collectively discuss strategic plans for… READ MORE