Scotiabank’s $3.1 Million Donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada Boosts Nationwide Mentorship Programs

TORONTO, June 19, 2019: Youth mentorship has been given a tremendous boost thanks to a transformational $3.1 million donation by Scotiabank to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada.  Hundreds of thousands of young people across Canada are growing up in vulnerable situations including poverty, family instability, or identity-based discrimination. To add to this, it is estimated that at least 15,000 young people are waiting for a Big Brothers […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada responds to the Federal Budget

In response to the federal budget tabled on March 19th, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada applauds the Government of Canada for its commitment to building stronger communities through investment in youth potential. Youth in Canada have significant potential to become thriving, engaged, and productive citizens. When they have access to a mentor, they are […]

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Mentoring for a Better World

On January 17, Big Brothers Big Sisters celebrates the universal power of mentoring on International Mentoring Day. International Mentoring Day is a day of worldwide conversation on social media to share photos, videos, and messages of mentoring stories. You can celebrate the global impact of mentoring with us! Please share your story and mention @BBBSC […]

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This January, Resolve to Be a Mentor

This January, we invite you to celebrate Mentoring Month! Did you know that youth with mentors are more likely to pursue healthy lifestyles as adults? With exercise and healthier choices being the most common New Year’s Resolutions for adults, January is an ideal time to learn about the benefits of mentoring and to give back as a volunteer. According to Boston […]

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BeBigger Challenge for Big Brothers Big Sisters

They lifted you up, shaped who you are, and taught you your most important life lessons. It’s time to recognize the mentors you’ve been so lucky to have in your life. A local Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteer board director has launched the #BeBigger Challenge to raise awareness of children in need of mentoring. As […]

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