Employment Opportunity: Development Assistant (Co-op Student)

For over 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has been giving young Canadians the confidence to achieve more by developing and implementing a wide range of mentoring services. Many young people find themselves in vulnerable situations and facing adversities such as mental health struggles, family violence, identity issues or challenging living conditions, which put these […]

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Our New National President and CEO

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of W. Matthew Chater as National President and CEO. As demonstrated through his eight years of service with BBBS London and Area and his most recent tenure as National Vice President of Service and Organizational Development, Matthew is committed to continuing and accelerating […]

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Mentoring Community Recognizes Losses In Humboldt Tragedy

It is with a very heavy heart we report the loss of a Little Brother and a soon-to-be Big Brother in the tragic bus accident in Humboldt, Saskatchewan on Friday, April 6. Brody Hinz Brody Hinz was a Little Brother with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Humboldt and was closely known by several members of […]

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Canadians Want Youth To Be Engaged But Don’t Think They’re Prepared To Be Civic Leaders

A group of Canada’s National Youth Serving Agencies has commissioned an Abacus Data poll on public attitudes to youth civic engagement in Canada. The results reveal that a majority of Canadians believe that youth have too little influence on public policy, however, 7 in 10 believe that young people are not prepared to be civic [...] Read more

Thank Your Mentor Today

Today is #ThankYourMentor Day: An opportunity to thank those who helped you on your path. Last summer, we did a cross-Canada roadtrip capturing stories from mentees (and their mentors). One thing is clear: the impact of having a mentor in a young person’s life is unparalleled. And right now, there is a young person in […]

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