Children’s Mental Health Can Be Protected

As the 3rd wave sweeps across Canada, many young people are again sent home from school and isolated from teachers, friends and family. Researchers and doctors are voicing their concerns that these changes in routine and social access will have long-term negative impacts on children’s mental and physical health. Despite shutdowns and health regulations, Big [...]
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BBBSC Statement on Anti-Asian Racism

Big Brothers Big Sisters supports children, youth and families, with a strong and diverse network of staff in agencies across Canada. When incidents of hate and racism happen in our communities, we stand up against them and we stand with our communities. Canada has a long history of discriminatory policies and practices that have impacted […]

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Budget Support for Charitable Sector Will Improve Youth Mental Health and Well-Being

Big Brothers Big Sisters facing unprecedented demand while revenues have dropped precipitously. April 20 (TORONTO) - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada welcomed the commitment in the 2021 federal budget to provide $400 million to create a temporary Community Services Recovery Fund to help charities adapt and modernize to better support community recovery, calling it [...]
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RBC and Big Brothers Big Sisters Empowering Youth for Success

On January 20 and 21, 2021, RBC hosted the Big Chat Challenge, two fun and informative virtual events for Big Brothers Big Sisters youth across Canada. The RBC Big Chat Challenge had over 250 participants and was an incredible opportunity to: connect Big Brothers Big Sisters youth from across the nation to celebrate Mentoring Month to be inspired by RBC Olympians during [...]
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Women in Politics : Advice for the Next Generation

BBBSC and NYMAC are super excited to host our next Youth in Office virtual event on “Women in Politics : Advice for the Next Generation” with MPs on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Our NYMAC youth moderators will facilitate the conversation. Youth who are interested in attending can register here and you can send questions for [...]
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