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Apr 29, 2019, 06:00 ET Leaders Roll-up Their Sleeves for Action on Five Big Urban Challenges at Canvas, CivicAction's 2019 Summit

TORONTO, April 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Collective leadership is no longer a nice to have, it's a need to practice. Challenges facing our communities are bigger, the socio-economic gap is becoming a chasm,...


Apr 25, 2019, 08:00 ET Media Advisory - Leaders to tackle key urban challenges at Canvas, CivicAction's 2019 Summit

TORONTO, April 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Five hundred of the Greater Toronto Region's most creative civic minds will gather at Canvas, CivicAction's 2019 Summit, next Monday, April 29 at the Art Gallery of...


Apr 22, 2019, 08:00 ET Media Advisory - Leaders to tackle key urban challenges at Canvas, CivicAction's 2019 Summit

TORONTO, April 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Five hundred of the Greater Toronto Region's most creative civic minds will gather at Canvas, CivicAction's 2019 Summit, on April 29 at the Art Gallery of Ontario...


Mar 18, 2019, 06:00 ET Young people consider artificial intelligence a threat to future employment: Centennial College/CivicAction survey

Millennials are optimistic they can adapt TORONTO, March 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Add artificial intelligence to the growing list of millennial challenges, along with rising rents and a changing climate. The ...


Mar 13, 2019, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - Taco 'bout the future of work - CivicAction and Centennial College students serve up dinner and discussion on March 18

TORONTO, March 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The future of work may be uncertain, but students at Centennial College's Story Arts Centre want to taco 'bout it at a special dinner to be held on March 18 in...


Feb 28, 2019, 05:00 ET CivicAction Serves Up Food for Thought with CivicDish

TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - CivicAction is calling on all Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) residents to serve up their ideas for action on big urban challenges as part of its CivicDish...


Feb 06, 2019, 05:00 ET CivicAction Activates 30 New DiverseCity Fellows to Change the Face of Leadership

TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Toronto's coat of arms may say, "Diversity Our Strength," but when comes to who sits at our regional decision-making tables, a diversity of perspectives, identities, and ...


Dec 17, 2018, 06:00 ET Canada's Youth Due for a Skills Update to Prepare for Future Opportunities

New report takes a hard look at the skills required to land entry-level jobs. TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - With as many one in five youth in jobs at high risk of being affected by automation in the ...


Nov 22, 2018, 10:00 ET The Connector: Sevaun Palvetzian named one of Canada's Most Powerful Women

City building catalyst joins community of distinguished Canadian women TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, CivicAction CEO Sevaun Palvetzian was named one of Canada's 100 Most Powerful Women by the ...


Jul 20, 2018, 07:00 ET Youth Double Click on a Career at YouthConnect

TORONTO, July 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Today almost 400 youth and youth workers will gather for the award-winning YouthConnect, an annual training event that provides hands-on skills building to open new...


Apr 18, 2018, 05:00 ET CivicAction sets a new talent destination for Ontario Employers with HireNext

TORONTO, April 18, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, CivicAction is making it easier for employers to fill their hiring needs with new youth talent thanks to HireNext, a set of in-demand tools for employers to...


Apr 17, 2018, 11:30 ET CivicAction launches HireNext, a new youth-focused HR platform

TORONTO, April 17, 2018 /CNW/ - WHO: Join CivicAction and a coalition of employers for the launch of a new set of in-demand tools and directions to help employers better hire and retain the young,...


Apr 12, 2018, 08:00 ET Media Advisory - CivicAction launches HireNext, a new youth-focused HR platform

TORONTO, April 12, 2018 /CNW/ - WHO: Join CivicAction and a coalition of employers for the launch of a new set of in-demand tools and directions to help employers better hire and retain the young,...


Feb 13, 2018, 12:00 ET Zabeen Hirji Announced as New Chair of CivicAction

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - CivicAction announced today that Zabeen Hirji is the new Chair of its Board of Directors. A respected leader in the corporate and community sector, Zabeen spent 40...


Jan 30, 2018, 09:00 ET CivicAction Drafts 25 New DiverseCity Fellows to Add to the Toronto Region's Growing Leadership Lineup

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - In a region where nearly 50% of residents identify as a visible minority, but account for zero of the Toronto region's mayors or regional chairs, shrinking the...


Dec 07, 2017, 09:00 ET CivicAction Makes 1.5 Million MindsMatter after First Year of Workplace Mental Health Program

TORONTO, Dec. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - One and a half million employees are poised to benefit from more mental health-supportive workplaces, thanks to CivicAction's free MindsMatter online assessment. Since...


Nov 03, 2017, 09:00 ET If Diversity Is The Name of the Game, Toronto's Not Playing Fair

TORONTO, Nov. 3, 2017 /CNW/ - A new survey by the CivicAction Leadership Foundation and Environics Research finds that close to half of participants (45%) in a survey of emerging leaders in the...


Aug 18, 2017, 09:00 ET A youth's guide to the digital galaxy: CivicAction and LinkedIn teach digital job search skills at YouthConnect 2017

TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - There are currently over 80,000 young people in the Greater Toronto Region that are not employed or enrolled in school who could be filling a significant skills and...


Mar 30, 2017, 09:00 ET NPower Canada Hosted its First York Region Cohort Graduation Ceremony

The graduation ceremony celebrated the accomplishments of participants of NPower Canada's job training and placement program, funded by United Way's Career Navigator Initiative TORONTO, March 30,...


Mar 28, 2017, 10:31 ET Media Advisory - NPower Canada Hosts First York Region Cohort Graduation for Workforce Development Program

MARKHAM, ON, March 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Since 2014, more than 200 low-income 18-29-year old youth have begun meaningful IT careers through NPower Canada's free technical and professional training, job...


Feb 24, 2017, 09:00 ET CivicAction Celebrates Civic Leadership and Announces the CivicAction Leadership Foundation

TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Last night at MetroNext, CivicAction rolled out the red carpet for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area's (GTHA) civic leaders and announced the new CivicAction...


Feb 23, 2017, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - CivicAction Celebrates Civic Leadership and Makes a Special Announcement at MetroNext

TORONTO, Feb. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - With issues of intolerance and division dominating the daily news cycle, it's increasingly important to renew our dedication to inclusive, collaborative, and...


Feb 17, 2017, 09:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - CivicAction Celebrates Civic Leadership and Makes a Special Announcement at MetroNext

TORONTO, Feb. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - With issues of intolerance and division dominating the daily news cycle, it's increasingly important to renew our dedication to inclusive, collaborative, and...


Jan 31, 2017, 09:00 ET CivicAction aims to close the leadership gap with DiverseCity Fellows program

TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - As issues of intolerance dominate the daily news cycle, there's a growing need for inclusive, collaborative and civic-minded leaders. CivicAction is growing this...


Dec 02, 2016, 06:00 ET Make three minutes matter: CivicAction launches workplace mental health program

TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - Employers have an easier path to workplace mental health with today's launch of CivicAction's ground-breaking MindsMatter program. Over 150 civic and business leaders...