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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”

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Prince’s Canadian Responsible Business Network Encourages Rexdale Youth to Turn Great Ideas into Business Opportunities with YELaunchpad

December 1, 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 … Continue reading “Prince’s Canadian Responsible Business Network Encourages Rexdale Youth to Turn Great Ideas into Business Opportunities with YELaunchpad”

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George Stroumboulopoulos Returns to Rexdale to Promote Entrepreneurship as New Prince’s Ambassador

October 22, 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 … Continue reading “George Stroumboulopoulos Returns to Rexdale to Promote Entrepreneurship as New Prince’s Ambassador”