YWCA Toronto is a respected voice in the media on issues that impact the lives of women and girls. Below you can find the latest news and feature articles covering YWCA Toronto’s advocacy and program work. Alternatively, click to view our In the News archive and Media Release archive.


For all media enquiries, please contact:
Marika Motiwalla, Manager of Communications and Marketing
416.961.8100 x326 | Mobile 416.660.9483  |  mmotiwalla@ywcatoronto.org


2016

News - online

Housing Plan Can Help End Hidden Crisis Of Women's Homelessness (op-ed by Danielle Nakouz)
Huffington Post  |  October 5, 2016

News - online

This Change in Legislation Should Help Domestic Violence Survivors Flee Faster
Torontoist  |  September 28, 2016

News - online

National affordable housing plan urgently needed (op-ed by Heather McGregor)
Toronto Star  |  September 27, 2016

News - radio

Getting your period while homeless
CBC: Out in the Open  |  September 16, 2016

News - online

Pay equity cases: Determining inequity can be 'enormously complex'
CBC News  |  September 1, 2016

News - online

Canada Post: Women’s group calls on Trudeau for postal pay equity
Global News/Canadian Press  |  August 30, 2016

News - online

Why The Mandi Gray Sexual Assault Case Matters
Huffington Post (blog)  |  July 25, 2016

News - online

How going to camp gave me back my happiness
Toronto Star  |  July 24, 2016

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Creating Girls’ Spaces in Toronto Community Centres Isn’t That Simple
Torontoist  |  July 6, 2016

News - online

Speaking from the grave for supervised injection sites (piece on Brooklyn McNeil)
Toronto Star  |  July 3, 2016

News - online

Canada Child Benefit a Game-Changer for Women and Children
Huffington Post (blog)  |  June 30, 2016

News - online

Provincial panel to draft welfare reform roadmap (coverage of press conference hosted at YWCA Toronto)
Toronto Star  |  June 29, 2016

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Anti-racist ad sparks controversy (Heather McGregor's Letter to Editor published)
Toronto Star  |  June 25, 2016

News - online

Awards coverage and interview with Roberta Jamieson
CBC Our Toronto  |  May 30, 2016

News - online

I used to go to a lot of funerals. Now I go to baby showers (op-ed by Dr. Cheryl Wagner - WOD and YWCA Toronto mention)
Toronto Star  |  May 28, 2016

News - online

AIDS treatment pioneer honoured as Woman of Distinction (interview with Dr. Cheryl Wagner)
CBC Metro Morning  |  May 26, 2016

News - online

But of course you get less in retirement. You’re a woman (op-ed piece by Elizabeth Shilton - has a WOD mention)
Globe and Mail  |  May 18, 2016

News - online

Meet YWCA Toronto’s 2016 Women of Distinction
Women's Post  |  May 17, 2016

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Ms. Chatelaine: Indigenous advocate Roberta L. Jamieson
Chatelaine Magazine  |  June 1, 2016

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How a mother’s gamble sparked thousands of scholarships (feature piece on Reeta Roy)
Toronto Star  |  May 8, 2016


2015

News - online

12 amazing Toronto whiz-kids age 12 and under (interview with Rishona Altenberg)
Toronto Star  |  December 31, 2015

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Civic leaders push $75 million poverty-busting plan
Toronto Star  |  December 14, 2015

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Competition fierce to be among GTA's Top 100 Employers
Globe and Mail  |  December 14, 2015

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Canada election ID requirements: vulnerable get help from advocates
CBC News  |  October 18, 2015

News - online

The country we want doesn’t use fake feminism to hate
Toronto Star  |  October 9, 2015

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Canada’s mayors to party leaders: ‘Thanks!’
Macleans Magazine  |  September 24, 2015

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Big city mayors demand big funding for social housing
Global News  |  September 24, 2015

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NDP Election Commitment to Build Women's Shelters/VAW
Toronto Star  |  August 31, 2015

News - online

Beatrice House
Globe and Mail  |  June 19, 2015

News - online

YWCA Toronto honours trailblazers
Share  |  May 28, 2015

News - online

YWCA Honours Women Change-makers
Pride/Caribbean News  |  May 27, 2015

News - online

This Maasai Woman Is Changing the Future for Girls Like Her
Huffington Post  |  May 21, 2015

News - online

Kenyan activist to receive YWCA Award
Share  |  March 11, 2015

News - online

YWCA Unveils Women Who Are Transforming Lives
Pride/Caribbean News  |  March 11, 2015

News - online

Provincial Sexual Assault Strategy
Global News  |  March 6, 2015

News - online

Kathleen Wynne unveils 3-year plan to curb sexual assault
Toronto Star  |  March 6, 2015

News - online

Toronto ombudsman named a YWCA Woman of Distinction
Toronto Star  |  March 5, 2015

News - online

Provincial Sexual Assault Strategy
Metro News  |  March 5, 2015

News - online

Volunteer tax clinics assist low-income Canadians at tax time
CBC  |  March 2, 2015

News - online

Reversing income inequality in the city possible, experts say
Toronto Star  |  February 15, 2015