Mentors Can Ignite the Power and Potential of Youth

We recently took part in @mediaplanetCA's Youth Wellness & Empowerment campaign in order to educate on the importance of mentoring in a young person's life. To read the full article, click here Many children and youth in Canada struggle with societal barriers and face adversities in their lives, but with the support of mentors, youth [...]
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Well-Being Through Sport

Mentoring and sport lead to healthier, happier youth! May 7th was World Athletics Day, and this month’s blog written by NYMAC members Nicole Mensah and David Awosoga highlight how sports have impacted their lives, valuable lessons they’ve learned from sport, and how as mentors they have used sport to connect better with their mentees. Sports […]

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Fighting Social Isolation and Toxic Stress

We know that the children and families we serve will be heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Loneliness and social isolation can be difficult for all of us, but vulnerable families and children will suffer the most. In fact, many children and young people are now facing increased adversities and toxic stress in their homes. […]

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The Mentoring Effect on Social Isolation

The World Health Organization’s declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic has changed, and will continue to change, our communities, our country, and our world. Public Health measures, critical to health and safety, have led to the necessary closure of many facilities where people form and grow their relationships, including places and spaces that deliver critical […]

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BBBSC Statement on COVID 19

In these challenging times of social distance and self-isolation to avoid the spread of infection from the Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19), we know that relationships are key to growth and development, and we continue to encourage the bonds of social interaction, albeit in a new and digital way. As a country, we must collectively adjust [...]
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