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Current News and Events
It's Bullying Awareness Month

October is bullying awareness month and although we are approaching the end of the month, youth who are bullied will continue to face this issue throughout the year.

Big Brothers Big Sisters has created this resource for mentors to guide their mentee through this issue. It can also be helpful for parents. Find it in our Learning Centre >

Please Welcome Our New President & CEO

Announcing the arrival of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada's new President & CEO: Steve Jones. Steve is a senior executive with over 25 years of experience in both the private and public sectors. In addition to careers at Apple Canada and ATCO Industries, Steve was Senior Vice-President, Corporate Relations at Siemens Canada, and President & CEO of Prostate Cancer Canada.

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.


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