New Vision, New Mission – the New Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada

Potential lives within every young person. Yet hundreds of thousands of Canadian children and youth are still in urgent need of someone who will stand in their corner and ignite their potential. That’s why Big Brothers Big Sisters – a 106-year-old organization – is being reinvented and reintroduced to the world. The new look is […]

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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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Boston Pizza Foundation Prospects Supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters National Youth Mentoring Advisory Council

Boston Pizza believes that strong role models inspire kids to be great. Through Boston Pizza Foundation Future Prospects’ national partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boston Pizza restaurants, franchisees, and guests are building a better future for children across Canada. Since 2013, Boston Pizza Foundation Future Prospects has generously invested over $3 million to support [...]
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Canadian Youth Will Thrive Through Mentoring Relationships Thanks to Catalyst Funding

[JUNE 3rd] This morning, Federal Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, Minister Hajdu, announced a multi-million-dollar investment to help young Canadians through expanded opportunities and enhanced formal relationships. This catalyst funding of $6.3 million over three years sparks the creation of the Canadian Mentoring Partnership, a coalition of community-based mentoring organizations offering services across [...]
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Youth Voices: Mental Health

In 2017, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada launched a National Youth Mentoring Advisory Council to ensure that young people are shaping the future of mentoring in Canada.   These young leaders have firsthand experience as mentees and mentors with Big Brothers Big Sisters. They bring enthusiasm and a fresh perspective to our work and [...]
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