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Joe and Mary are a young couple living in Edmonton. After a long day of work, sometimes at two different jobs, they come home to spend a few precious minutes of quality time with their three young kids. Sometimes they struggle to make ends meet while also finding time for their little ones, but usually it all works out. Joe’s family lives in Ontario and Mary’s are up in St. Paul so they can’t often rely on the support a … Continue reading

Holidays Are Time For Family

On Sunday, December 13, we held our annual Holiday party for our kids, families, and  volunteers. Over 1300 people showed up to share in the holiday festivities with us. Kids had a blast decorating cookies, making cards, meeting the Eskimos, learning to be pirates, eating turkey dinner, and choosing a gift from Santa’s workshop.  If you can imagine Northlands packed full of giggling children and beaming parents, you can imagine why this event is one of our favourites. We’d like … Continue reading

Holiday Celebration

Much fun was had at the 2014 Big Brothers Big Sisters Holiday Celebration event at the Kinsmen Hall in Lac La Biche on December 4th. Mentors and mentees from all across the region gathered at the hall for a fun filled day of tie dye, holiday ornament making, pizza and a movie showing of Disney’s “Frozen”. “It was a humbling experience,” Robyn Phillips, program facilitator for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lac La Biche says. “It was great to see … Continue reading