Interview on Canada Now

W. Matthew Chater, National President of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada, spoke with Jeff Sammut of Canada Now, a current affairs show, about Big Brothers Big Sisters Month and the urgent need for volunteers and donors. Listen to the 15-minute interview.

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September is Big Brothers Big Sisters Month!

Imagine Who We Will Become. Throughout September, Big Brothers Big Sisters is celebrating the power and impact of mentorship with our #ImagineBBBS campaign. There are 41,800 Canadian youth with Big Brothers Big Sisters mentors, and hundreds of thousands more who would benefit from the presence of a supportive adult in their lives. We invite you to […]

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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 [...]
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