Cold Lake Mentoring

Drive three hours north east of Edmonton, and you’ll find the City of Cold Lake. Over 15,000 Albertans call the rural retail hub home; many are there for the work in the nearby oil patch, for work in tourism or with the federal government, while others work on 4 Wing, one of Canada’s busiest fighter bases. It also happens to be the location of one of our satellite offices: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cold Lake. Donna Benoit, program facilitator … Continue reading

A Full Circle of Mentorship

Alberta needs more mentors. So in 2014, Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Red Deer, Alberta Human Services, and TransCanada banded together to build and launch a campaign to recruit more. The product was Mentoring Moments, an extension of the #8000Mentors movement to match youth in government care to a caring role mode. We got to travel the province and meet 5 amazing … Continue reading