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Strathcona County Features Big Brother Match Mason Nurse and Riley Penner

September 23, 2021

“The program has really helped me and it’s really fun to talk to someone that truly gets me and understands me.” Celebrating September as Big Brothers Big Sisters month & showcasing what we do, Strathcona County Family and Community Services asked Riley & Mason (Big Brother Match) about their experience. Check out their latest blogpost…

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CN Railway Invests in the Future With First Ever Community Board

April 24, 2019

The majority of the youth in our programs come from low-income families, single parent households, and/or are first generation immigrants. ALL of them live in poverty. That’s just a fact. These circumstances present a unique set of challenges. Feedback from our kids tells us that employment and basic job readiness skills are a struggle, especially…

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