(TORONTO) May 10, 2022: Students at St. Clair College launched a 14-week activity-based mentorship program to teach students with developmental disabilities and other learning challenges presentation, interview and soft skills. Participants are also given community placements to gain career skills and the confidence to help them find jobs after graduation.

An Enactus team of students from St. Clair College was awarded the Northbridge Reducing Inequality Project Accelerator Best Project title today at the 2022 Enactus Canada National Exposition Opening Ceremony.

Thanks to project Endure, 68 youth with developmental disabilities have been directly impacted, and have gained access to the resources and connections they need to help them succeed.

“Congratulations to St. Clair College for winning the Best Project award and thank you to all of the other students who participated in this year’s Northbridge Reducing Inequality Project Accelerator. Here at Northbridge, we care to make a difference in our communities and are proud that through this partnership with Enactus we can continue to empower youth to identify, create and deliver initiatives that promote social and economic inclusion for at-risk-youth.” Drita Bogic, Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility, Northbridge Financial Corporation.

The Northbridge Reducing Inequality Project Accelerator is designed to empower Enactus teams with the resources needed to identify, create and deliver projects that promote social and economic inclusion of at-risk youth.

The Enactus Canada National Exposition unites hundreds of delegates including the country’s brightest university and college students, academic professionals and top Canadian CEOs to enable progress by supporting entrepreneurial action through competition, recognition and education.

For competition updates and results, visit nationals.enactus.ca.


ABOUT ENACTUS CANADA: Enactus Canada, a national charity and the country’s largest post-secondary experiential learning platform, is shaping entrepreneurial leaders who are passionate about advancing the economic, social and environmental health of Canada. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, more than 3,000 post-secondary students led 232 community empowerment projects and business ventures last year in communities coast to coast, directly impacting over 21,000 lives.

As a global network of 35 countries, Enactus uses the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world. For more information, visit enactus.ca.

ABOUT NORTHBRIDGE FINANCIAL CORPORATION: Northbridge Financial is a leading commercial property and casualty insurance group that’s been helping to protect Canadian businesses for more than 90 years. We’re 100% Canadian and wholly owned by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited. We offer a wide range of innovative solutions to Canadian businesses through our Northbridge Insurance, Federated Insurance and TruShield Insurance brands. Visit us at www.nbfc.com to learn more.

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