Former Little Sister Anna’s Story

“We have never lost our unbreakable bond.” My name is Anna (right) and I am a member of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada youth council. I am reaching out to thank you for your support of children and youth across Canada. For me, mentoring has really changed my life in more ways than […]

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How I Became A Mentor – Tristan’s Story

To understand how I got involved with Big Brother Big Sisters and how this involvement progressed over time, I think it’s fitting to trace this to before I first volunteered. Born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, I moved to Montréal, Québec, where I attended the high school Collège Bourget, located just outside the city on […]

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Empowered by Mentoring – Keyla’s Story

Let’s travel back in time to the year 2013. I was in grade 9 and living what I would consider a pretty boring life; I went to school, hung out with friends, dreaded math class and watched a bit more TV than recommended. Every Monday, I would talk to my friends about what they had [...] Read more

A Rewarding Experience

I had always had a dream where I would be able to leave the confinements of my two bedroom apartment back home in Pakistan. Being the youngest child in a family of five, you quickly get to realize that the couch surprisingly doubles as a very comfy bed. Little did I know that I was [...] Read more

Celebrating a 20 year Sister Bond!

Hi, my name is Kristie. I'm 30 years old and I still often confuse people when I talk about my "big sister". Thank-you for all that this organization does. I've often been asked how I've overcame so many odds despite my upbringing and I truly know in my heart it's the impact of the care [...] Read more