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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Listening in Strength: MENTEES TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL MENTORSHIP

LISTENING IN STRENGTH MENTEES TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL MENTORSHIP A Workshop for Mentors & Service Delivery Staff Join Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada (BBBSC) and Indspire’s Rivers to Success (R2S) Indigenous Mentorship Program for Listening in Strength: BBBSC & R2S Mentees tips for Successful Mentorship, our very first 2021 joint event! Last year, you told us [...]
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RBC’s Big Chat Challenge for BBBS Youth

We are thrilled to invite you to the RBC “Big Chat Challenge” in celebration of Mentoring Month this January. All BBBS youth are welcome to join one of two fun, virtual 60 minute events that will include: Tips for Protecting your personal brand on social media A video on “Setting Personal Goals” featuring RBC Olympian [...]
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Youth Council Year in Review

This blog post was written by David Awosoga and Carmelle Freudlyne of our National Youth Mentoring Advocacy Council (NYMAC). Find out more about NYMAC here. After a successful In-Person Meeting where NYMAC created their workplan, elected new co-chairs, and welcomed new members, 2020 was poised to be the year that NYMAC took a major step […]

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Reflections on Quarantining

This blog post was written by members of our National Youth Mentoring Advocacy Council (NYMAC). Find out more about NYMAC here. Call me Ishmael.   Or rather don’t; I hate Moby Dick. But I do love reading and writing. It’s always been my desire to write a book someday although I could never quite find the time between work and school and […]

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