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Big Spelling Bee Promotes Academic Excellence

February 8, 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 and the Maritimes.

It’s Time to Lace Up and Start Something Big!

January 18, 2016

Debuting in 1973, Bowl for Kids Sake season will shortly be kicking off it's 43rd year this February. Join people like yourself and get together with friends, family, and co-workers in your local communities to bowl in support of the many Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring programs.

Test Labs to Strengthen Adult In-School Mentoring Program Completed

January 6, 2016

In 2013, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada launched a large evaluation project to strengthen our Adult In-School Mentoring (ISM) Program - a program which provides mentors to students with all of the match activities taking place in school. After reviewing the literature and testing various modifications to the existing curriculum, the project has now concluded. Our Executive Summary provides an overview of the process and findings, along with four documents that outline the changes that were tested, and two final evaluation reports which detail the statistics generated and reviewed by the participating agencies.

Impact of Mentoring

What a Difference Being a Mentee

How is my life different since I received a mentor? Quite simply, it’s better.