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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”

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#ourstories Angelise

February 19, 2016

While I was in my senior year of high school my older sister was an active Enactus volunteer and recruited me to the team, which I kept up with through university. Through Enactus I was able to become involved with Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur, and their boot camps at Memorial University. … Continue reading “#ourstories Angelise”

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#ourstories Courtney

February 12, 2016

"Canadian Armed Forces members put so much on the line to ensure we receive the rights and freedoms we deserve, so to be able to utilize those rights and freedoms to give back to them is a real honour. Not only did I receive an opportunity to put my business skills to good use, but I also established life- long friendships. The boot camp may only last for a week at a time but the connections built between participants and volunteers last a lifetime." Continue reading “#ourstories Courtney”

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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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Increasing Aboriginal Access to Employment in Winnipeg

December 14, 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 … Continue reading “Increasing Aboriginal Access to Employment in Winnipeg”