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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”

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How Entrepreneurship Gave this Young Tea Master Another Shot at Life

December 14, 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 … Continue reading “How Entrepreneurship Gave this Young Tea Master Another Shot at Life”

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PCRBN Fosters Collaboration Between Hope Blooms and Loblaw – Taking the Future into their Hands

December 14, 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, … Continue reading “PCRBN Fosters Collaboration Between Hope Blooms and Loblaw – Taking the Future into their Hands”