YOUth In Office

YOUth In Office

On November 4th, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada and Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada welcomed youth from across the country to the second annual YOUth In Office Day on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Parliament officials hosted two young delegates each, one from each...
A Night Of Pumpkins

A Night Of Pumpkins

On October 23, 30 of our Big and Little Matches had pumpkins up to their elbows! Carving pumpkins that is. They spread out all across West Club with their ideas, pumpkins, carving tools and got right to work making their masterpieces. Some kids were thrilled to dig...

Creating a Model for Collaboration

The following is a case study on BGCBigs published by the National Alliance for Children and Youth. Background of the organization Big Sisters Society of Edmonton began with an office in the downtown Edmonton YWCA in 1972. Change has been a constant and in 1991 Big...
Friends for 30 Years, Sisters for Life

Friends for 30 Years, Sisters for Life

On the occasion of their 30 Anniversary of becoming “Sisters”, Janet and Anisha went to see Clara’s Dream at the Jubilee. Anisha felt like she was 9 years old again, experiencing the first thrill of live theatre with The Nutcracker Suite and her new Big Sister....