Budget Support for Charitable Sector Will Improve Youth Mental Health and Well-Being

Big Brothers Big Sisters facing unprecedented demand while revenues have dropped precipitously. April 20 (TORONTO) - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada welcomed the commitment in the 2021 federal budget to provide $400 million to create a temporary Community Services Recovery Fund to help charities adapt and modernize to better support community recovery, calling it [...]
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RBC and Big Brothers Big Sisters Empowering Youth for Success

On January 20 and 21, 2021, RBC hosted the Big Chat Challenge, two fun and informative virtual events for Big Brothers Big Sisters youth across Canada. The RBC Big Chat Challenge had over 250 participants and was an incredible opportunity to: connect Big Brothers Big Sisters youth from across the nation to celebrate Mentoring Month to be inspired by RBC Olympians during [...]
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Women in Politics : Advice for the Next Generation

BBBSC and NYMAC are super excited to host our next Youth in Office virtual event on “Women in Politics : Advice for the Next Generation” with MPs on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Our NYMAC youth moderators will facilitate the conversation. Youth who are interested in attending can register here and you can send questions for [...]
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Our Government Is Listening

Established 106 years ago, the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada is to enable life-changing mentoring relationships to ignite the power and potential of young people.. We have delivered on this mission for over a century through wars, recessions, a depression and even previous pandemics.  Now, unfortunately, our period of greatest need coincides [...]
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Virtual Banter: Being Black in Canada

BBBSC and NYMAC hosted a Youth in Office virtual event on “Being Black in Canada” with MP Matthew Green (Hamilton Centre), MP Greg Fergus (Hull-Aylmer), and MP Hedy Fry (Vancouver Centre) on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. Our NYMAC youth moderators Nicole Mensah and David Awosoga facilitated the conversation.
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