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Current News and Events
What's the Buzz on Spelling?

Did you know that Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada is bringing back the international Spelling Bee starting with PEI and Peel Region Schools?

If you live in PEI or the Peel, Ontario region and have a child in GR 4-8 and would like them to participate in this fun event, we invite you to ask your local school to register to participate at www.spellingbee.com >


Big Brothers Big Sisters to benefit from The Greater Interest GIC®

Canadian Western Bank (CWB) will once again support Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) agencies across Western Canada through The Greater Interest GIC® campaign. Clients who choose to invest will earn a guaranteed return while also prompting a corporate donation from CWB, based on the amount invested. To ensure the donation benefits local kids, it will be directed to one of twenty BBBS agencies based on the CWB location where the investment is made.

In-School Mentoring Program Provides a Mentor and Friend

Mentored girls are two and a half times more likely than girls without a mentor to be confident in their ability to be successful at school while boys with a Big Brother are three times less likely than boys without a mentor to suffer peer pressure related anxiety, such as worrying about what other children think or say about them*.

WestJet Impacts Big Brothers Big Sisters in a BIG Way

WestJet has been a valuable partner and supporter now for over eight years, continually surprising us year over year with their generosity and creativity. Through its charitable giving program, WestJet Cares for Kids, WestJet provides flight vouchers in support of both local and national Big Brothers Big Sisters initiatives.

Back to School Shopping that Makes a Difference!

Your young bookworms will be looking good and feeling great this September in their new activewear from Jack and Jill Kids with proceeds to Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Big Brothers Big Sisters partners with Keen Kids Academy

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Loyalist College and their Keen Kids Academy.


My Selfish Life as a Big Brother
I’ve spent well over thirty years as a Big Brother, with no end in sight. I’ve been the best man at a Little’s wedding, had a Little’s baby named after me...
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