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You're Hired - An Epic Competition for Summer Jobs


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa (BBBSO) has established a project that will benefit local youth. In November 2014, BBBSO will invite thousands of post-secondary students in Ottawa to raise awareness and money for the charity during the 2014-15 academic school year. Business students studying at the University of Ottawa, Carleton University and Algonquin College will be invited to participate in the “You’re Hired!!” campaign. Students will be challenged to creatively raise money for BBBSO mentoring programs and the most successful students will be rewarded with full-time summer jobs in 2015 by our employer sponsors. For more information, please visit the following website: www.bigsummerjobs.com.

Ottawa's Annual Bicycle Festival is Gearing Up in Support of BBBSO


Capital Vélo Fest and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa are excited to announce Ottawa’s 4th annual bicycle festival and Tour La Nuit on Saturday, May 31st, 2014. The event takes place from 4pm to 11pm at Ottawa City Hall Festival Plaza and on bikes through the streets of the city.

Olympian Gilmore Junio, Michael “Pinball” Clemons and Senator Jacques Demers speaking on April 2, 2014


On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa (BBBSO) will host its next speaker series at the Ottawa Convention Centre beginning at 09:00 and ending at noon. The event will feature Olympian Gilmore Junio, Michael “Pinball” Clemons and Senator Jacques Demers.

Tim Hortons Bowl for Kids' Sake Annual CampaignExternal link


On Tuesday, February 25, 2014, hundreds of Ottawans will gather at the Walkley Bowling Centre in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa (BBBSO) for the annual Tim Hortons Bowl for Kids’ Sake campaign to help raise money for 1,000 children in our community.

BBBSO Speaker Event featured in MetroExternal link


"CBC Dragon, Ottawa billionaire help launch Big Brothers Big Sisters fundraiser"

Arlene Dickinson and Sir Terence Matthews Speaking in support of BBBSOExternal link


On Thursday, December 5, 2013, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa is hosting a speaker series event at The Ottawa Convention Centre featuring Arlene Dickinson, and Sir Terence Matthews.

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