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7 05, 2019

YMCA Healthy Kids Day at the Community YMCA

Did you know that only 7% of youth and 15% of adults in Canada meet daily physical activity requirements? That's why the YMCA hold Healthy Kids Day each year - a free family and community event to help kids and families embrace healthy habits and make them a lifelong practice. Thank you, Chronicle Herald (Halifax Citizen) for capturing [...]

1 04, 2019

Contest Rules and Regulations

11 03, 2019

Success at IBM

Q&A with Florisha Taneja Florisha Taneja migrated to Canada from India in 2017. Q: Who did you come with and who did you leave behind? Did anyone come ahead of you? A: When I made the decision to migrate to Canada from my birth country, it was initially a very difficult choice. I came [...]

28 02, 2019

2019 Educational Award Opportunities

Are you or someone you know planning or enrolling in an educational program in the next year?  If so, YMCA Canada offers a variety of Education Awards that can help.  Please read on for more information and ensure that you submit your application on or before March 29, 2019, to be considered. If you have any [...]

12 02, 2019

Black to Business Magazine Features Amber Grosse

Featuring: Amber Grosse Program Coordinator, YMCA Community Action Network The Black Business Initiative's Black to Business Winter Magazine featured Amber Grosse in their "Celebrating 20 Years of Business is Jammin' (BIJ)" feature. Amber had previously worked with the Black Business Initiative (BIJ) as Youth Coordinator until December of 2017. Shortly after her time with BIJ, [...]

5 02, 2019

New Beginnings start here.

The YMCA began assisting Sawsan Shamo in April of 2017 as she was seeking admission to Saint Mary’s University. She did not have all her academic transcripts, as she was unable to acquire them from Syria due to the civil war. The transcripts that she was able to bring in addition to the YMCA staff [...]

5 02, 2019

Employment & Education Navigation

The primary focus of the Employment and Education service area is to support the settlement needs of both youth and adults with a specific focus on helping to navigate post-secondary opportunities and to provide targeted, practical employment interventions that support securing predominantly entry-level and transitional employment positions. (Ages 16+) What do you get?  Employment assistance: [...]

29 01, 2019

“I love that I can relate to my clients. I can tell them my story.”

Kim Marsman has been with the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth for 10 years. Read her Y Story. "My proudest moments include having the opportunity to work in a place that allows me to connect and help others."

11 01, 2019

Jim Pomeroy

Jim is an accomplished YMCA professional, coming to us from his most recent role as CEO of the YMCA of Pictou County. Prior to this role, Jim has held positions with increasing responsibility at both YMCA Canada as Manage of Global and Young Leader Initiatives and the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka as GM of YMCA Geneva [...]

11 01, 2019

Amy Rector

Amy joined the Y in late 2016, the first of a Shared Services capacity providing HR Management support to the YMCAs across Nova Scotia. In making the decision to join the Y Amy wanted to contribute her skills and expertise to a cause that affects positive change in the lives of individuals and families. Amy [...]