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Happy Holidays from PCRBN! A Year in Review
December 16th, 2015

From all of us at PCRBN: Please enjoy a safe and happy holiday season and join us for an engaging and collaborative 2016! In early December, Geoff Wilson of George Weston Limited led a delegation of senior business leaders from Prince’s Canadian Responsible Business Network (PCRBN) to the annual networking event of our sister organization […]

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Our Children’s Medicine Hosts 241 Aboriginal Job Seekers in Toronto
December 14th, 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 from Birch Hill Equity Partners […]

Gary Newman from Breaking the Cycle leading a discussion about youth with experience in the justice system

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Calling all equal opportunity employers – There is more you can do for youth facing barriers to employment
December 14th, 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 as a barrier to youth […]

Kimberley Ballantyne of CAHRD. Photo taken by CAHRD.

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Meet Kimberly Ballantyne of CAHRD
December 14th, 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 Solutions unit is specifically tasked […]

Mark Boudreau, Director of Corporate Affairs, Loblaw, with Hope Blooms Youth announcing the launch of  Hope Blooms Salad Dressing at Halifax Superstores. Courtesy of Kelly Clark fotography

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PCRBN Fosters Collaboration Between Hope Blooms and Loblaw – Taking the Future into their Hands
December 14th, 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, Jessie began engaging community youth […]

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Prince’s Youth Service Awards Launched
September 29th, 2015

Today, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Prince’s Charities Canada and WE Day announced a brand new annual awards program to honour exceptional young Canadians who are taking positive actions both here at home and in the global community. The Prince’s Youth Service Awards, sponsored by RBC, will celebrate active local engagement and service […]

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Wool Week Launches in Toronto
September 18th, 2015

An installation of live sheep and a knitting circle in the Royal Ontario Museum’s (ROM) Plaza played centre-stage to the 2015 Launch of Canadian Wool Week part of The Prince of Wales’s Campaign for Wool.

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Wool Week Launches in Montreal
September 18th, 2015

MONTREAL – Sheep will be taking over the main floor of Ogilvy as part of a charity breakfast event launching The Prince of Wales’ Campaign for Wool in Montreal for the first time. Real sheep from a Montreal-area farm and dancers dressed as sheep from the acclaimed Bouchardanse production of Les Moutons will mix with […]

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