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Love artwork
Friday, February 13th, 2015
With Valentine’s Day tomorrow, it seems that everyone has romance on their minds. Reminders of relationship happiness are everywhere—flowers, chocolates, stuffed animals, and candies fill store shelves, and romance movies depicting the...

Thursday, February 12th, 2015
Amidst the fashion commentary, and glitz and glamour, last Sunday's Grammys featured a powerful message from an equally powerful source. In a video recorded at the White House, U.S. President Obama shared a public service announcement asking the...

Interval House mural
Monday, February 9th, 2015
Walk through the halls of Interval House and you're greeted by colourful collages, paintings, and drawings, all created by little one who have passed through our doors. Not only does art add colour, it also stirs emotions and feelings, and sometimes...

Friday, January 16th, 2015
We all start a new year hoping, planning, and thinking of ways to better ourselves and the world around us. Whether your goal is to exercise more, pick up a new hobby, or stay in better touch with friends and family, there’s no New Year...

Thursday, January 8th, 2015
The end of the year calls for reflection. It's a time to celebrate and revisit the successes and trials of the year past and share those moments with those around us. 2014 marked Interval House’s 41st year helping women reshape their lives in...

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
The shelter has been bustling for the past couple of weeks, busy with holiday preparations and festivities! At Interval House, the winter holidays are one of our favourite times of year, as it’s truly a time for the women and children at the...

Monday, December 22nd, 2014
As 2014 comes to an end, we’re reflecting on our successes of the past year. We’re proud of the work we’ve done here at Interval House and are thrilled to have helped 69 women and 71 children begin a new life free from domestic...

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
December 10th marks International Human Rights Day, ending the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence. This year’s theme, Human Rights 365, is a nod to the prevailing idea that basic human rights should be recognized every single day of...

Monday, December 8th, 2014
For the 16 Days of Action against Gender-Based Violence (November 25-December 10), Interval House is featuring the amazing work being done by other violence against women agencies in the GTA. This is the third blog in our 16 Days Series.

Friday, December 5th, 2014
It’s hard to believe that 25 years have passed since the tragic massacre in Montreal. In 1989, 14 women studying engineering were murdered by Marc Lepine at L’Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal – solely because of their gender. Sadly...