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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 [...]

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: [...]

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 [...]

11 01, 2019

Kailee Hominick

  Kailee has a wide range of communications experience since completing her Bachelor of Public Relations at Mount Saint Vincent University in 2009. She moved out west upon graduation and worked in the private sector in both advertising and hospitality industries, spending the majority of her journey west in beautiful Vancouver, BC. In 2015, she [...]

11 01, 2019

Sarah B. MacDonald

  Sarah is a keen professional fundraiser and community builder with a background in both non-profit and postsecondary advancement.  She enjoys working in the community development field, getting to use her educational background rooted in International Development Studies and Liberal Arts.  Having received her Certified Fundraising Executive designation in 2017, she brings expertise and passion to [...]

11 01, 2019

Michelle Ryder

Michelle Ryder grew up in Edmonton Alberta, (where she felt landlocked), and graduated from the University of Alberta in Edmonton with a BA and BEd. Michelle danced professionally for 10 years with Shumka Ukrainian Dancers, upon retiring; she took up teaching fitness, which eventually led to the YMCA. Looking for bigger adventures, Michelle left Alberta behind and [...]

30 11, 2018

Amanda Rose

Growing up in the Canadian Armed Forces sparked a strong sense of community in Amanda at an early age; finding ‘home’ in many Military Family Resources Centres across Canada. As a youth, she was an active member of the Youth Advisory Committee at CFB Greenwood where she developed an  interest in the values of leadership and social [...]