You’re Hired – An Epic Competition for Summer Jobs

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 […]

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

Arlene Dickinson of Dragon’s Den fame and Ottawa’s own billionaire Sir Terry Matthews each gave their own rags to riches tales to a group of high school students and business leaders Thursday to help raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters Ottawa (BBBSO). The first iteration of the Big Speakers fundraiser was held at the Ottawa Convention […]

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BBBSO Executive Director Receives Diamond Jubilee Medal

Surrounded by family members, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa’s very own Executive Director, Kathleen Provost accepted the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in honor of her significant achievements and contributions to this country. The commemorative medal is awarded to Canadians who have built, and who continue to build, a caring society and country […]

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Sheila’s Story

I asked my son: if we won the lottery and could go anywhere in the world where would that be? When my son, Justin was 8 he was matched to a big brother named Luke Wells. The two of them were so like, it sometimes gave me deja vu as to what my son would […]

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Big Sister Mentor of the Year

By Kendra Hoskin At the recent annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa (BBBSO) volunteer recognition event, Cathy was awarded Big Sister Mentor of the Year. She was presented with a certificate which she proudly framed and hung on her wall in her home office. “I don’t usually hang certificates but this one means a […]

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