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Sep 23, 2020, 09:00 ET Professor Wisdom Tettey joins CivicAction Board of Directors

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2020 /CNW/ - CivicAction's Board of Directors is pleased to announce that professor Wisdom Tettey, vice-president University of Toronto and principal of the University of Toronto...


Jul 23, 2020, 13:20 ET CivicAction Appoints Leslie Woo as New CEO

TORONTO, July 23, 2020 /CNW/ - CivicAction's Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Leslie Woo as the organization's next CEO, effective September 1, 2020. Leslie is a respected ...


Jun 15, 2020, 08:00 ET CivicAction, Leaders Lay Path for Collective COVID-19 Recovery at Re:Action Forum

150+ civic leaders gathered online to help generate ideas to help the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area rebuild. TORONTO, June 15, 2020 /CNW/ - Bold ideas for a collective response to COVID-19...


Jun 08, 2020, 10:30 ET Collective COVID-19 Recovery Tops the Agenda at CivicAction's Virtual Re:Action Forum

Mayor John Tory and Ontario Minister of Finance Rod Phillips to join forces with civic leaders to collaborate on actions required to rebuild the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area TORONTO, June 8,...


Jun 03, 2020, 10:00 ET Collective COVID-19 Recovery Tops the Agenda at CivicAction's Virtual Re:Action Forum

Mayor John Tory to join forces with civic leaders to collaborate on actions required to rebuild the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area TORONTO, June 3, 2020 /CNW/ - Diverse senior and rising leaders...


Apr 06, 2020, 10:00 ET CivicAction Fights Social Isolation with Digital Dish

New campaign launched to connect people while staying home. TORONTO, April 6, 2020 /CNW/ - People across the country are being urged to stay home and practice physical distancing, causing many to...


Feb 20, 2020, 08:00 ET Canadians unaware of warning signs of sex trafficking: new survey

Public relations students and CivicAction shed light on sex trafficking awareness as part of a campaign called "For a Friend" TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2020 /CNW/ - A majority of Canadians (73%) believe sex...


Jan 29, 2020, 07:00 ET CivicAction's MindsMatter mobilizes 1500+ employers in three years as workplace mental health movement ramps up

TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2020 /CNW/ - Recent data estimates that as many as 59% of Canadian workers have experienced a mental health issue. The good news: employers are leveraging the workplace to better...


Oct 18, 2019, 07:00 ET Youth Get the Digital Download on the Future of Work

TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, over 400 youth and youth workers gathered for the launch of CivicAction's YouthConnect, a program which gives participants hands-on training using online tools...


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...