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4Rs Youth Movement Seeks Program Manager

January 19, 2015

The 4Rs Youth Movement exists to change the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth. 4Rs is a partnership of ten national organizations that together, are building a new vision for Canada. And they need your help!

Vintage Hotels’ Big Impact

January 19, 2015

Vintage Hotels has been a valuable partner and supporter of Big Brothers Big Sisters, providing generous multi-tiered support since early 2007.

Make a Note of Mentoring Contest

January 1, 2015

Upload Your Video and Win! Video yourself or your group singing I Thank You by The Tenors, upload it to our contest site, then ask your friends to vote for your video - and you could win one of fifteen $1000 prizes! The Grand Prize also includes a ONE HOUR JAM SESSION with The Tenors in the winner's community!

New Ad Campaign to Recruit Mentors for Youth

November 17, 2014

With the support of Standard Life Canada, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada today launched a national advertising campaign. “You’re More Fun Than Plywood” shows that being a mentor is easier than one might think, and that it can make a big difference in a child’s life.

Amplifying Our Voice in Ottawa

November 10, 2014

This November, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada organized an event to create awareness with the Federal Government about the value and benefits of mentoring by matching 60 youths with the Prime Minister, and various Ministers and MPs for a day on The Hill.

In its second year, the event was a huge success with more Ministers & MPs asking to participate and be matched with a Little Brother or Little Sister. The youths created a lot of social media buzz and definitely brought some energy & enthusiasm to The Hill while promoting the impact mentoring has had on their lives.

YOUth in Office is a collaboration with The Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada.

Impact of Mentoring