Don’t Forget Giving Tuesday

Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday … now we celebrate GivingTuesday, a global movement for giving and volunteering. A day to forget about shopping and gift-getting, a day to remember people and giving back to our communities.  On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, our goal is to raise $1,300 – the average amount of money it […]

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What does civic engagement mean? Lessons from young Canadians

This week 100 young people, aged 14-24, from across Canada descended on Parliament Hill to job shadow Members of Parliament, learn the inner workings of government, and engage in our democratic process. Research shows us that youth who have had Big Brothers Big Sisters mentors become more civically engaged adults; they are 50% more likely [...]
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Join Youth and MPs to Kick Off #YouthInOffice and Partake in Instagram #KindComments Canadian Launch

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada and Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada will host the fourth annual YOUth In Office: Job Shadowing Day on Parliament Hill on November 7, to give youth a chance to learn about working in a political environment, see democracy in action, and become more engaged Canadian citizens. The event will […]

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