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DISAPPOINTMENT AT THE SUPREME COURT’S DECISION ON LONG GUN REGISTRY DATA

Since its founding 140 years ago, safety and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls have  been at the core of the YWCA Montreal’s actions. 
As such and knowing that long guns are most often used in domestic violence related homicides and that women are by far the main victims of such violence,  the YWCA Montreal is profoundly disappointed to learn of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision to allow the destruction of  Quebec’s Long Gun Registry data.   The decision sanctions the Federal Government to destroy the Quebec based data and this, despite the strong support and recommendations of law enforcement agencies, women's groups, victims, public health and safety experts.  
We salute the Coalition for Gun Control for their relentless efforts to save what is left of the long gun registry and in solidarity, we ask the federal government, in good faith, to renounce their intention to destroy the data given the unanimous position of the Quebec government and its citizens...  

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MORE MODERN THAN EVER
YWCA MONTREAL CELEBRATES ITS 140TH ANNIVERSARY ATMONTREAL’S CITY HALL

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THE YWCA MONTREAL CELEBRATES ITS 140th ANNIVERSARY
On February 23, 1875, the YWCA Montreal was officially established, making it one of the oldest community organizations in the greater Montreal area. At the time, the organization’s mission was to “receive young women who come as strangers to the city, obtain for them board and employment, attend generally to their temporal and moral welfare.”

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uiCENTRE MULTI 
To access the Centre Multi schedule of activities starting April 13th for the 2015 Spring Sessionclick here



SCOTIABANK CHARITY CHALLENGE
Sign up for Scotiabank Charity Challenge, to be held April 26 at
Parc Jean Drapeau ! Be inspired by this video of our 2014 team!


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Overcome a Sporting challenge by participating in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge. Join the “Fondation Y des femmes-YWCA” Team to support the YWCA Montreal and its Foundation. Take action to build a better future for women and girls!

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WORKING OUR WAY PROJECTds
We are looking for English Speaking participants for the next 10 WEEK program starting in April!

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DROP-IN DAYCARE (free service)
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The YWCA offers a free drop-in daycare for women who are participating in its activities or services, as well as families residing in the Peter-McGill district of the Ville-Marie borough!


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FRUITS & VEGETABLES AT A FAIR PRICE, DELIVERED IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD!
Did you know about the Good Food Box (GFB)
This program is a collective purchasing endeavour that buys large quantities of affordable garden fresh fruit and vegetables which are distributed at a very low cost to community drop-off points, in particular the YWCA Centre Multi!

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LEGAL INFORMATION CLINIC
Here is the 2015 Spring Issue of the Legal Information Clinic’s Community Bulletin! 

 

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NEW SERVICE FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS OF SENIORS IS AVAILABLE AT THE YWCA
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The YWCA Montreal announces the launch of its Family Caregivers Support Program.
What : SERVICES

  • Psychosocial support
  • Legal information
  • Monthly conferences
  • Wellness activities
  • Respite care

Where : At the YWCA Montreal
1355 boul. René-Lévesque Ouest

Studio 3 (Lower ground floor)

Contact : 514-866-9941 # 229 prochesaidantes@ydesfemmesmtl.org

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Hypersexualization Awareness Campaign
The YWCA Montreal Launches four videos sf
for parents and other adults

In honour of International Women's Day, the YWCA Montreal and its Foundation are launching four videos aimed at raising awareness among parents and other adults about the effects of hypersexualization on youth in Quebec. The release of the videos marks the beginning of a province-wide awareness campaign in Quebec elementary schools. The initiative seeks to educate parents about hypersexualization and provide the tools they need to tackle the issue.

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rht Discover, share, like these videos on hypersexualization.
www.ydesfemmesmtl.org/capsule.html