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The Canadian – Part IV
April 13th, 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 moved into the new apartment […]

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The Canadian – Part III
April 5th, 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 VIArail chef!) While the artist […]

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The Canadian – Part II
April 3rd, 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 understand their confusion. I’m 5ft […]

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The Canadian – Part I
March 31st, 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 PCC. His journey will culminate […]

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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 […]

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