in Banking Initiative empowers youth
July 15th, 2015
By Sarah Resendes Seven Scotiabank branches located in North Etobicoke and surrounding areas collaborated with Toronto Employment and Social Services to increases access to meaningful work experience among youth facing barriers to employment. Nine youth have been hired to date since the initiative began in January 2015. As part of the PCRBN pilot in North Etobicoke (Rexdale), Toronto, Scotiabank […]
The issue of using police record checks in the hiring process has been a hard one to wrestle with for many businesses, particularly as rules around the disclosure and retention of such personal information has been unclear. On June 4th, 2015, Prince’s Charities Canada, along with Toronto Employment and Social Services (TESS), Breaking the Cycle (BtC), John Howard Society of Ontario (JHSO) and the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) convened representatives from 16 local and national businesses for a candid roundtable discussion on HR policies and practices as they relate to hiring people with police records.
Making Bolder Purchases with Social Enterprise
June 16th, 2015
From catering to courier services – purchasing from social enterprise is a bold way that business can make a positive impact with the dollars they are already spending. On May 11th, Prince’s Charities Canada was proud to partner with Artscape and Daniels Corporation to host Be Bold: Meetings that Matter at Artscape’s Daniels Spectrum, to […]
The Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur (POE), a program of The Prince’s Charities Canada, launches its seven-day business boot camp for transitioning Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members for the first time in Halifax at Dalhousie University today. POE provides business education to transitioning CAF members and veterans. It is a made-in-Canada program that combines two of HRH […]
A day at business boot camp
May 14th, 2015
You have made it through basic training in the CAF, but do you have what it takes to get through The Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur business boot camp? Our day starts early with a team breakfast to fuel us before our long day ahead. We head straight to class and start right into accounting to learn about P&L statements to […]
Place-based strategies – it’s all about context
April 15th, 2015
The Prince’s Canadian Responsible Business Network (PCRBN) is looking to transform the landscape of corporate social responsibility into something more sustainable than traditional models of corporate engagement and philanthropy. One way we are doing this is through our place-based strategies in Toronto, Winnipeg and Halifax.
A POE Boot Camp Graduate’s Advice
April 7th, 2015
Learn more about one of our 2014 boot camp grads from Memorial University, Leendert Bolle. CAF Background: 16 years, Sergeant in the Special Forces Company: HERO Dog Treats What helped you the most at the boot camp? The Boot Camp provided me the confidence and the tools to narrow my vision into laser focus, with the […]
Making Meetings Matter: What’s your meeting’s Social Footprint?
March 31st, 2015
On May 11th, 200 meeting and event planners will converge at Daniels Spectrum for an innovative evening that brings to light new ways to “make meetings matter.” Co-hosted by Prince’s Charities Canada, Artscape, and Daniels Corporation, The industry night, dubbed BE BOLD! invites meeting and event professionals to explore Daniels Spectrum, the 60,000 square foot […]