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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.

Did You Know Mentoring can Improve Employment for Youth?

September 26, 2016

It's true! Youth from Big Brothers Big Sisters programs across Canada have better success in jobs, and make more income over their lifetimes... September is Big Brothers Big Sisters Month in Canada.

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.