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Current News and Events
Big Brothers Big Sisters Live Different Builds

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada has once again teamed up with WestJet and Live Different to assemble a group of brave and generous souls to travel to the Dominican Republic this week (November 9th). We will build houses in an impoverished community that is gradually being transformed, house by house (and person by person) into its namesake, Nuevo Renacer (“New Life”). read more...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada Receives Significant Gift from AIR MILES to Support Youth Mentoring in Canada

The AIR MILES® Reward Program teamed up in the fall with its Partners – some of Canada's most trusted and beloved brands – to launch a new initiative that celebrates and gives back to children's causes. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada was one of the lead children's charities selected for the AIR MILES® 'Better Bonus Event', which gave Canadians the opportunity to support children's causes through their everyday shopping.

Manulife Supports Recruitment Efforts Across Canada

Thanks to the support of Manulife, a number of Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies across Canada will be launching volunteer recruitment campaigns this year in an effort to encourage people to Start Something by becoming a mentor to a child or youth.

Professor awarded for $300,000 donation to Windsor

“It is so much more fun to give while you live,” said retired University of Windsor business professor Dave Wilson, who was on-site during the formal unveiling of a new outdoor pavilion his donation helped build.

A Tale of Two Sisters


Jacquelyn Ord was 10 years old when she was matched for the first time with her Big Sister. There was an instant connection, she remembers. read more >

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