BGCBigs Joins the World Triathlon Grand Final Team

2014 Grand Final partners with Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton ITU marquee event & service organization team up to mentor youth through sport MARCH 31, 2014 (EDMONTON) – Local organizers of the 2014 TransCanada Corp. World Triathlon Grand Final are teaming up with Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters (BGCBIGS) to help engage Edmonton youth in sport and active living. Local athletes from the Edmonton Triathlon Academy will teach youth about the sport … Continue reading

Community Connection 2013

On Friday, June 7th, we hosted a great group of 8 Astrazeneca Volunteers at the McCauley Club for their Annual Community Connection Day. They were asked to help with a landscaping project on the West side of the building. AstraZeneca contributed to the cost of project and some of the materials were kindly donated. They laid new sod along the sidewalk developed a large flowerbed along the west perimeter of the building and around the large tree. The days included … 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

Newcomer Youth Advancement Program

The Newcomer Youth Advancement Program is currently being offered in 10 Clubs across Canada, including two Edmonton sites. These Clubs are actively engaging in an outreach process to ensure that newcomers have access to Clubs and an opportunity to participate in Club programming. Once youth are in the door, Clubs are offering programming aimed at engaging newcomer youth. Program focus areas include recreation, music and dance, multi-media, and business and entrepreneurial development. Through these various focus areas, youth are encouraged … Continue reading

Give Where We Live

Take a photo, share your story and do some good How would you #givewherewelive? Telus is passionate about investing in programs that allow us to make a positive and lasting difference in our communities and the lives of others. That means supporting the many causes that make communities strong and vibrant. Join us and upload a photo (or a few) showing how you give back to your community. At the end of the campaign, you could be one of 10 … Continue reading