A safe and just society

BBBSC is saddened and angered by the tragedy in London, Ontario. That act of mass murder that took the lives of 4 family members, a husband and wife, the husband’s mother, and their 15 year old child that were killed, leaving one young son in critical condition.  This was no accident, this was a hateful […]

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Every Child Matters

At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada, our hearts are heavy with the weight of the tragic discovery of the 215 children whose remains were found at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia.  We will never be able to understand or fathom the pain and trauma the colonized history of Canada has […]

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Art Scholarship for BBBS Youth Age 16-18

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada has partnered with a past Little Brother whose potential was ignited by mentorship! Patrick O’Keefe is an accomplished and globally renewed artist and art director who believes deeply in the power of mentorship. The O’Keefe Art Scholarship is designed to empower young artists, exclusively ages 16-18, from across the [...]
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Youth Mentees: Take This Survey – You could Win a Gift Card!

Mentees in our programs ("Littles") aged 12-18 are asked to complete a survey that takes between 30-45 minutes. Participants will be entered into a draw for one of a variety of gift cards to an online stores valued from $50 to $250! TAKE THE SURVEY BBBSC is partnering with researchers from York University and Victoria [...]
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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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