Kimberley Ballantyne of CAHRD. Photo taken by CAHRD.


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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Photography courtesy of CAHRD

Increasing Aboriginal Access to Employment in Winnipeg
December 14th, 2015

Pizza and career inspiration were on the menu on Tuesday October 27th when Aboriginal students at Migizii Agamik, the University of Manitoba’s Indigenous Student Centre met with three of the companies in the Prince’s Canadian Responsible Business Network (PCRBN) and with CAHRD (The Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development) to discuss job opportunities for Aboriginal […]


How Entrepreneurship Gave this Young Tea Master Another Shot at Life
December 14th, 2015

DECEMBER 2015 – This past October, PCRBN teamed up with Daniel Lewis—founder of the thriving specialty teashop TbyDaniel—to deliver an exciting panel discussion to over 100 young people at PCRBN’s Youth Entrepreneurship Launchpad in Rexdale, hosted in partnership with the City of Toronto and MicroSkills. Daniel is not only an amazing role model for aspiring […]

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


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 Canadian Responsible Business Network Encourages Rexdale Youth to Turn Great Ideas into Business Opportunities with YELaunchpad
December 1st, 2015

While working or training with corporate employers may be an excellent option for many youth, there is also big opportunity to support enterprising individuals who wish to be their own boss. On October 22nd, 2015, The Prince’s Canadian Responsible Business Network (PCRBN), in collaboration with Toronto Employment and Social Services (TESS) and Community MicroSkills held the first ever Youth Entrepreneurship […]

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News Release

George Stroumboulopoulos Returns to Rexdale to Promote Entrepreneurship as New Prince’s Ambassador
October 22nd, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – OCT 22 2015 TORONTO – Rexdale native and Hockey Night in Canada host George Stroumboulopoulos, will be hosting a panel discussion at the Youth Entrepreneurship Launchpad (YEL) on October 22nd, at the Rexdale Community Hub (21 Panorama Court) from 5pm until 6pm. The event, from 2pm until 6pm, is part of […]

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Campaign for Wool Canada 2015 Highlights
October 16th, 2015

Now in it’s second year, the Campaign for Wool’s Wool Week took place from September 19 until 27, across Canada. From an installation of live sheep and a knitting circle at the Royal Ontario Museum, to pop-up shops in Montreal’s Ogilvy and Holt Renfrew in Calgary and Toronto, Wool Week was truly a national celebration of The […]



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 […]