A program of Prince’s Charities Canada (PCC), Prince's Operation Entrepreneur (POE) delivers education, training, tools and resources to budding entrepreneurs through our education partners, program alumni and established entrepreneurs in communities across Canada.
Entrepreneurship provides an attractive option for many leaving the military to build on the skills they developed in service and focus on a new mission: their own business success. While other employment programs exist, POE is the only program in Canada that addresses the needs of military members who want to become business owners.
Many transitioning personnel have been medically released from service, including those with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and operational stress injuries. POE is part of the solution for these individuals as they move into a second career that is a good fit with their experience and abilities. In fact, more than half of our boot camp participants to date have been medically released. Full Story