On Thursday, May 9th, Ricky’s Restaurants opened a new location on 170th Street in Edmonton. The wonderful team collected donations for several days and were able to present this cheque in support of BGCBigs programs. It’s organizations like this who help to make our work possible and we are so incredibly grateful!
One Hundredth Anniversary – The following is the speech delivered in the Canadian Senate in April. Hon. Jim Munson: Honourable senators, Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada is 100 years old and is marking this important anniversary with some great activities. As I speak, 100 delegates are in Ottawa, and those 100 delegates were in the Senate having discussions, which was wonderful. Senator Meredith was here for that. I talked to many of the Big Brothers and Big Sisters and those … Continue reading
The National Research Study: January 15, 2013 Release Canada’s first national youth mentoring research project is one of the largest mentoring studies ever conducted anywhere. The scope of this ground-breaking study is nationally and regionally representative. The five-year research project tracks the experience of almost 1,000 children and teenagers registered with Big Brother Big Sister agencies. Over time, the study’s in-depth findings will identify the processes that actually lead to the most positive outcomes of mentoring based on gender, age, … Continue reading