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A Message from Michael Shapcott, Director of Business and Community Strategy

March 21, 2016

Youth employment remains grim across Canada. For the 195,000 or more youth who are distant from the labour market, including those living in under-served neighbourhoods, the present reality is bleak and the future dismal. Prince’s Canadian Responsible Business Network (PCRBN) has developed a unique working model that combines business expertise … Continue reading “A Message from Michael Shapcott, Director of Business and Community Strategy”

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North Etobicoke: Our Stories

March 21, 2016

Hear what some of our business, government, and community partners are saying about us in North Etobicoke, Toronto… “During my 11 years as a Scotiabanker, I have enjoyed supporting organizations that help to build strong, vibrant communities. This past year, I’ve been involved with the Prince’s Canadian Responsible Business Network. … Continue reading “North Etobicoke: Our Stories”

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Accelerating Employability Through Work Placements

March 21, 2016

Indigenous Career Accelerator – PCRBN’s core initiative in Winnipeg – helps Indigenous candidates build their careers with the support of PCRBN’s National Partner companies by: Increasing employment – by matching qualified entry-level Indigenous candidates with jobs in the Winnipeg market, Increasing employability – by making our candidates more employable by … Continue reading “Accelerating Employability Through Work Placements”

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Birch Hill Equity Partners and Prince’s Charities Canada hosting event to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of National Aboriginal Day

March 21, 2016

On June 21, 2016, PCRBN National Partner Birch Hill Equity Partners and Prince’s Charities Canada are hosting an event to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of National Aboriginal Day. Birch Hill Equity Partners has made a multi-year, national commitment to work with the Prince’s Canadian Responsible Business Network to curate and … Continue reading “Birch Hill Equity Partners and Prince’s Charities Canada hosting event to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of National Aboriginal Day”

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Financial Literacy Workshops – a partnership between Scotiabank and RBC

March 21, 2016

As part of the Prince’s Canadian Responsible Business Network, Scotiabank and RBC in Halifax have partnered to create financial literacy workshops targeted to youth living in the North End. A team of 12 people have been working on these since November, 2015. And, Level 1 is ready to be delivered. The … Continue reading “Financial Literacy Workshops – a partnership between Scotiabank and RBC”

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Competency-Based Hiring: Why Credentials Aren’t Always the Best Way to Attract the Best Talent

March 21, 2016

One of the ways The Prince’s Canadian Responsible Business Network is challenging business leaders to think outside the box with respect to corporate social responsibility, is to examine traditional HR policies and practices and how these may be excluding a diverse and talented pool of applicants. This was an issue … Continue reading “Competency-Based Hiring: Why Credentials Aren’t Always the Best Way to Attract the Best Talent”

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#ourstories Shelley

March 11, 2016

Why did I join the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)? I was drawn to the vast opportunities available for travel, to the excitement of different jobs, and possibilities to grow in my chosen profession – Nursing.  Looking back, my time in the CAF was incredible. It offered me so much more … Continue reading “#ourstories Shelley”

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#ourstories David

March 4, 2016

I got involved with Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur at Université Laval, where I am Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. In my position I work very closely with members of RÉEL who volunteer with POE boot camps. In the winter semester of 2014, my friend Guillaume who was student coordinator for the … Continue reading “#ourstories David”

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#ourstories Samantha

February 26, 2016

I heard about Enactus through a friend, and attended one of the general meetings. From there, I was in love! I dove in head first, and became very involved with my first Enactus project: Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur (POE). Working extensively on this project for months, my involvement, and passion for … Continue reading “#ourstories Samantha”