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The 2016 National Award Winners

December 20, 2016

Each year the Big Brothers Big Sisters National Awards Program celebrates the many achievements of member agencies, their staff and volunteers, and their generous partners.

The Big Spelling Bee

November 10, 2016

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada has once again partnered with Invesco Canada and E.W. Scripps Company to promote academic excellence - and this year, the regional spelling bees have been expanded to include Central Ontario, Greater Vancouver, Nova Scotia, the Maritimes, Southwestern Ontario and Ottawa/Montreal.

Mentoring Matters at Westjet

October 3, 2016

On September 30, 100 youth from Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies across Canada had the amazing opportunity to job shadow WestJet staff at 28 airports coast to coast, as well as WestJet Calgary’s Headquarters.

Impact of Mentoring

Welcoming Syrian Newcomer Children and Youth

Change can be a scary thing. For siblings, Zain (6), Jamal (8), and Dina (9), change and fear were common to their childhood. Zain, Jamal and Dina grew up in Syria where there has been ongoing conflict for several years.