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PRESS RELEASES 

  • Watch Janet King on Global News discuss the negative impact of finning parents who cannot stop their children from bullying, Watch here
  • Kids Now and the PAO join forces to raise bullying awareness through the campaign Pink is the New Blue Read More
  • Kids Now release their #LoveThySelfiePledge results, confirming its success Read More
  • Kids Now launch their Social Media #LoveThySelfiePledge campaign Read More
  • Rosie MacLennan Joins Kids Now to Support Mentorship for Canada’s Youth Read More
  • Kids Now Empowers Youth to Make Positive Choices and Stand Up to Bullying Read More
  • Kids Now Celebrates National Volunteer Week, April 15-21 Read More
  • Canadian Youth Charity Kids Now Declares January 25 Youth Mentor Day Read More
  • 3 Outstanding Volunteers Receive Inaugural State Farm Good Neighbour Award Read More
  • Kids Now Takes Stock of 10 Years; Leading Companies Invest in Canada’s Future Read More

2015

  • July 30, Trish Stratus’ team wrote an article about the #LoveThySelfiePledge!
  • July 23, Interview with 680News about our #LoveThySelfiePledge campaign (Listen here)
  • July 21, AdNews.com blurb about #LoveThySelfiePledge (Picture here)
  • July 20, Lauren Toyota just posted a fantastic video about the #‎LoveThySelfiePledge‬ on her YouTube channel! She explains the importance of self-compassion better than even we could, so it’s definitely worth a watch.
  • July 1, Kids Now consultant Sanderson Layng wrote an article for Recovery Wire entitled “When Does Recovery Begin?

2014


 

2013


2012

  • October 17, Watch Kids Now on Global TV | Making a Difference with Susan Hay
  • August 21, Read the Dalai Lama Center’s feature on Kids Now,  Back to Basics with Kids Now
  • July 10, Watch Kids Now President, Janet King and Kids Now Mentor and author, Audley Stephenson on Rogers TV Talk Local.
  • May 10, Read about how Kids Now urges others to step up and help in the Stoney Creek News.
  • April 21, Snap North Toronto covers the Kids Now National Volunteer Week celebration
  • April 21, watch how Kids Now celebrates National Volunteer Week with John Tory!
  • April 21, CBC Daily news covers Kids Now celebration at St. Luigi Catholic School.
  • April 21, Kids Now celebrates National Volunteer Week with a special Mentor Awards Ceremony featured in the  Toronto Sun events page.
  • February 2, watch Janet King and Kids Now participants from Hamilton on Persistence Pays TV.
  • February, watch Janet King & students from Cummer Valley Middle School on Global News, Making a Difference with Susan Hay
  • January 2012, Read about the Kids Now program and Youth Mentor Day  in SNAP North Mississauga.
  • January 29, 2012, Listen to Janet King on NewsTalk 1010 on Youth Mentor Day 2012
  • January 2012, Kids Now | Mentors Make it Easier to be a Tween, Mississauga Booster News  
  • January 2012, Kids Now in the Town Crier local newspaper
  • January 25, 2012, Watch John Tory on Global TV Morning Show, on Youth Mentor Day
  • January 25, 2012, Listen to Janet King on NewsTalk 1010 on Youth Mentor Day 2012
  • January 19, 2012, Read feature article in National Post during Mentor Month 2012.

2011


2010

  • November 30, 2010, CBC Metro Morning Parenting with Karen Horsman, “Mentors”
  • November 23, 2010, Valley Viewer Hampton New Brunswick, “kids.now update”
  • November 20, 2010, New Brunswick Telegraph Journal, “Miss Saint John will be part of annual Telethon”
  • November 20, 2010, The Western Star, “Who’s Your Mentor? enlists notable names to highlight value, need for mentors”
  • November 20, 2010, The Cape Breton Post, “Who’s Your Mentor? enlists notable names to highlight value, need for mentors”
  • November 19, 2010, The Daily Courier, “Who’s Your Mentor? Notable Canadians give teenagers the boost they need”
  • November 19, 2010, Prince Albert Daily Herald, “Who’s Your Mentor”
  • November 19, 2010, CBC New Network, “Interview with Who’s Your Mentor video participant, Diana Swain”
  • November 18, 2010, Medicine Hat News, “Who’s Your Mentor? enlists notable names to highlight value, need for mentors”
  • November 18, 2010, Rogers TV daytime Toronto, “Interview with Janet King on the Who’s Your Mentor? campaign”
  • November 18, 2010, CBC Radio One 99.1 Here and Now, “Interview with Janet King on the Who’s Your Mentor? campaign”
  • November 18, 2010, Metro News, “Campaign highlights value, need for mentors”
  • November 18, 2010, Brandon Sun, “Who’s Your Mentor enlists notable names to highlight value, need for mentors”
  • November 18, 2010, The Vancouver Sun, “Behind every successful person is a mentor”
  • November 18, 2010, Winnipeg Free Press, “Who’s Your Mentor enlists notable names to highlight value, need for mentors”
  • November 17, 2010, Global News Toronto: The Final Hour, “kids.now Who’s Your Mentor feature”
  • November 17, 2010, National Post, “Who’s Your Mentor? kicks off in Toronto”
  • November 17, 2010, Canadian Underwriter, “Barbara Bellissimo of State Farm to be featured in youth mentoring campaign”
  • September, 2010, Healthy Thinking, “Boost your school”
  • August 10, 2010, Telegraph-Journal, “The joy of building pre-teen confidence”
  • June 2010, Muskoka Magazine, “Improve your golf game at charity tournament”
  • May 13, 2010, Mississauga Booster, “Residents receive mentor award”
  • May 8, 2010, The Weekly Voice, “Three Outstanding Volunteers Receive State Farm Good Neighbour Award”
  • May 8, 2010, Niagarathisweek.com, “Guilbeault good to McKay School”
  • May 7, 2010, Rogers TV Peel Region, First Local News, “kids.now and State Farm Good Neighbour Award”
  • May 7, 2010, InPort News, “Like a good Neighbour Mark Guilbeault is there”
  • May 3, 2010, Welland Tribune, “Like a good Neighbour Mark Guilbeault is there for McKay students”
  • April 30, 2010, TVCogeco Ontario, The Source, kids.now Niagara
  • April 27, 2010, getinvolved.ca Power of The Hour, “Mark Guilbeault – leader of his very own breakfast club”
  • April 26, 2010, getinvolved.ca Power of The Hour, “Being a mentor with kids.now”
  • April 20, 2010, USA Today Canada’s page, “Mississauga residents receive mentor award”
  • April 19, 2010, Canadian Business Online, “Three outstanding volunteers receive inaugural State Farm Good Neighbour Award, presented by kids.now”
  • April 19, 2010, Insurancenewsnet.com, “Three outstanding volunteers receive inaugural State Farm Good Neighbour Award, presented by kids.now”
  • April 1, 2010, York Region.com, “Partners in Care: Our new neighbour State Farm is here”
  • March 24, 2010, Next Gen News, “kids.now volunteer coach-mentors”

2009

  • November 17, 2009, CBC Metro Morning, “Anti-Bullying week
  • October, 2009, Cloverleaf Country Alberta, “Self-Esteem is most important
  • September 28, 2009, Cable Pulse 24, “kids.now opens the TSX”
  • September 28, 2009, BNN, “kids.now opens the TSX”
  • August 17, 2009, 680News Talk Toronto, “Today’s Parent Editor Caroline Connell talks about kids.now
  • August 12, 2009, CIUT FM Toronto, Take 5, “International Youth Day
  • August 12, 2009, CHAM/CKOC/CKLH Radio Talk 820 Hamilton, “International Youth Day
  • August 12, 2009, CHUM Radio Windsor, “International Youth Day
  • August 12, 2009, CHEX Channel 12 TV Durham, Live at 5, “International Youth Day
  • August 12, 2009, Morningstar.ca, “kid.now Rallies Canadians to Take International Youth Day Challenge
  • August 12, 2009, EMC Ottawa South, “Paving the way for our youth
  • August 11, 2009, Canadian Business Online, “kids.now Rallies Canadians to Take International Youth Day Challenge
  • August 11, 2009, globeinvestor.com, “kids.now Rallies Canadians to Take International Youth Day Challenge
  • August 11, 2009, AlphaTrade Finance, “kids.now Rallies Canadians to Take International Youth Day Challenge
  • August 11, 2009, prone.ca, “kids. now Rallies Canadians to Take International Youth Day Challenge
  • August 2009, Muskoka Magazine, “Children’s charity receives $60,000 from golfers
  • July 1, 2009, Huntsville Forester, “Deerhurst Resort Pro Am Golf Tournament

2008 AND EARLIER

  • April 19, 2008, Daily Gleaner, “Helping Kids Now
  • March 2008, Tonic Toronto, ” I did it: Volunteering to be a mentor shook his World
  • March 2007, The Annex Gleaner, “Focus on Education – Helping kids now: Mentorship program lends students a guiding hand
  • March 3, 2005, Brand New Planet (Toronto Star special series), “Pssst! Wanna be a better person?
  • December 2003, Ontario School Advocate, “Mentoring kids now for investment in the future
  • October 10, 2003, The Scarborough Mirror, “Mentoring program takes message to Military Trail
  • February 2003, Today’s Parent, “Tender Hearts
  • December 26, 2002, The Toronto Sun, “Kids given big say in lives
  • March/April 2002, Business Woman Canada, “Mentoring- the Power of positive linking!”
  • January 2002, The Village Post City Magazine, “Local Heroes: Coach helps local students to reach for the stars
  • November/December 2001, Business Woman Canada, “kids.now – Kids Interested in Developing Successfully

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