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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”

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How Businesses Can Reduce Discrimination of Workers with Police Records in the Hiring Process

August 14, 2015

By Emma Carey I am a summer student working with Prince’s Charities Canada. In the few weeks that I have been here, a topic I researched was the range of employment barriers that people with police records face. I knew nothing about the topic – I didn’t even know it … Continue reading “How Businesses Can Reduce Discrimination of Workers with Police Records in the Hiring Process”

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Youth discover key ‘Skills for Work’ at KPMG

July 31, 2015

By: Sarah Resendes Initiative: KPMG’s Skills for Work Discovery Day Target group: Youth ages 16-29 Target Neighbourhood: North Etobicoke/Rexdale Community Collaborator: Community MicroSkills Development Centre KPMG opened their doors to 38 enthusiastic young people over the March Break and Summer Holiday by hosting two ‘Skills for Work Discovery Day’ at their … Continue reading “Youth discover key ‘Skills for Work’ at KPMG”