What's New at SWOVA

International Women’s Day Event!

March 8 is International Women’s Day (IWD) and SWOVA’s opportunity to celebrate! Together we will honour exceptional women who volunteer their time and talent, energy and enthusiasm in our community. This year SWOVA is partnering with Volunteer and Community Resources (VCR) to help us identify women volunteers of all ages who make – and have… Read more »

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Let’s Talk about *Consent*

By Sharyn Carroll Rape;  \rap\~ [noun] The word rape originally comes the Latin “rapere” – meaning to abduct, grab or snatch. Somewhere along our linguistic evolution, its meaning morphed to include intimidating, threatening or forcing someone to have sexual intercourse. Sexual assault replaced the term “rape” in 1983, under the Criminal Code of Canada.  In… Read more »

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Holiday Joy!

Getting in the Holiday Spirit SWOVA held a gathering of Staff, Board and their partners to celebrate the winter holiday season whether it be Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Yule or any other tradition.  We held a potluck at the beautiful new venue of Twig & Buoy at 321 Fernwood Road. Owners Andrea and Roberta generously offered… Read more »

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