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The Canadian – Part IV

April 13, 2017

Fourth post from Indigineous artist-in-residence, Patrick Hunter, currently traveling across country courtesy of VIA Rail. April 13, 2017 My last day on the train was 12 days ago. Since my return to Toronto, life’s been flying by at a much faster pace than the slow steady roll of the train. I’ve … Continue reading “The Canadian – Part IV”

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The Canadian – Part III

April 5, 2017

Third post from Indigineous artist-in-residence, Patrick Hunter, currently traveling across country courtesy of VIA Rail. April 5, 2017 “What’s your favourite part of this trip so far Patrick?”, is something I keep asking myself. The glutton inside of me shouts, “the best is breakfast, lunch and dinner!” (My compliments to the … Continue reading “The Canadian – Part III”

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The Canadian – Part II

April 3, 2017

Second post from Indigineous artist-in-residence, Patrick Hunter, currently traveling across country courtesy of VIA Rail. April 3, 2017 “Are you a boxer?” Is a question I’ve been asked more than once on this trip so far. The answer is a “hard no”, followed by a soft chuckle. Though I can … Continue reading “The Canadian – Part II”

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The Canadian – Part I

March 31, 2017

We’ve recently asked Indigenous artist- in- residence, Patrick Hunter, to travel across Canada, documenting his journey along the way. Starting in Vancouver, Patrick is currently en route to Toronto courtesy of VIA Rail. Inspired by our beautiful Canadian backdrop, he will be blogging frequently on his experience, as well as … Continue reading “The Canadian – Part I”

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Our Children’s Medicine Hosts 241 Aboriginal Job Seekers in Toronto

December 14, 2015

Guest Post by Renn Conway, Business Lead from Birch Hill Equity Partners for Our Children’s Medicine. Birch Hill Equity Partners was proud to work with the Prince’s Canadian Responsible Business Network (PCRBN) to host our first ever Aboriginal Job Seeker Career Market on October 8, 2015. As the business lead … Continue reading “Our Children’s Medicine Hosts 241 Aboriginal Job Seekers in Toronto”

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Calling all equal opportunity employers – There is more you can do for youth facing barriers to employment

December 14, 2015

Although more businesses are starting to recognize the untapped potential of the youth labour market, there is still more work to be done for youth with police records or justice system involvement. In June, The Prince’s Canadian Responsible Business Network (PCRBN) hosted Canada’s first employer roundtable to explore police records … Continue reading “Calling all equal opportunity employers – There is more you can do for youth facing barriers to employment”

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Meet Kimberly Ballantyne of CAHRD

December 14, 2015

CAHRD – the Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development – is Winnipeg’s largest Aboriginal employment and training agency. Operating since 1974, it annually works with over 2000 Aboriginal job seekers and assists 800 to enter training programs and over 800 to secure employment. Within its Employment Services Division, the Staffing … Continue reading “Meet Kimberly Ballantyne of CAHRD”

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PCRBN Fosters Collaboration Between Hope Blooms and Loblaw – Taking the Future into their Hands

December 14, 2015

Hope Blooms began eight years ago, when Jessie Jollymore was walking past some neglected land in the community. As a dietician from the North End Community Health Clinic, Jessie was keenly aware of the issues of health, nutrition and food security facing the North End Halifax community. As a solution, … Continue reading “PCRBN Fosters Collaboration Between Hope Blooms and Loblaw – Taking the Future into their Hands”