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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Report Shows That Youth Need Us More Than Ever

Over 1000 Canadian youth (15-30) were surveyed by Abacus Data and the findings give us insight into how youth are experiencing this pandemic. The report tell us that: Younger youth feel angry and disappointed while older youth are feeling helpless and despaired Many youth report feeling less joy or optimism than pre-pandemic Many report that [...]
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Let’s Keep Kids Connected Through the Pandemic

Many young people in Canada face adversities and struggle with societal barriers. Especially during this time of COVID 19, imagine a young person already facing barriers now dealing with the additional stress of the pandemic, physical distancing measures keeping them away from their friends, school and community supports. Their families face unemployment and financial stress […]

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