Employers and Volunteerism

Working Canadians give companies mediocre marks for community service Nearly eight in ten employed Canadians would participate in company community projects if their workplaces provided time off to volunteer. Toronto, June 18, 2013 – Two thirds of working Canadians (67 per cent) believe their companies should be doing more to support communities, according to a new national survey commissioned by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada. The study, conducted by Ipsos Reid, found that 43 per cent of employees rate … Continue reading

Camp Day 2013

Tim Hortons Camp Day was a great success!  Camp Day is the one day each year when every penny from coffee sales at Tim Hortons stores across Canada and the United States will be donated to the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation. On Camp Day, customers have the opportunity to buy a coffee and help send over 13,000 kids on the camping adventure of a lifetime.  Campers aged nine to 12 years attend a 10 day summer camp session, or a … Continue reading

Important resource for your child’s safety

SOS Kids Magazine is doing important work in Western Canada, informing and engaging young people about a variety of topics, including bullying, peer pressure, the huge crystal meth epidemic, teen suicide and much more.  The magazine is distributed free to more than 600 schools and available online here.  We spoke to Chad this morning who shared some pretty incredible stories of how kids and parents have used the information shared by SOS in their own lives to make good decisions … Continue reading