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Police Records and Employment: How Businesses Can Foster a Truly Inclusive Workplace

June 17, 2015

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. Continue reading “Police Records and Employment: How Businesses Can Foster a Truly Inclusive Workplace”

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The first POE business boot camp at Dalhousie in Halifax begins

June 8, 2015

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 … Continue reading “The first POE business boot camp at Dalhousie in Halifax begins”

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Making Meetings Matter: What’s your meeting’s Social Footprint?

March 31, 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 … Continue reading “Making Meetings Matter: What’s your meeting’s Social Footprint?”

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The Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur inspires Prince’s Charities Australia’s new transition program

March 5, 2015

We are pleased to announce that The Prince’s Charities Australia has just launched a military to entrepreneurship program, The Prince’s Lead Your Own Business, based upon the success of The Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur. The Prince’s Lead Your Own Business will also be a hands-on business learning experience for transitioning Australian … Continue reading “The Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur inspires Prince’s Charities Australia’s new transition program”