Government delivers 36,000 student jobs

By Staff | May 10, 2013 | Last updated on May 10, 2013
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The government has created 36,000 new student jobs through its Canada Summer Jobs Initiative.

This new program contributes to the pre-existing Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy, to which Budget 2013 proposed to allocate an addition $70 million in funding over the next three years.

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These extra funds would allow companies to provide 5,000 paid internships.

“Creating summer jobs benefits…local economies across the country,” says the Diane Finley, minister of Human Resources and Skills Development.

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Youth empowerment programs are part of Canada’s broader plan to create a skilled, adaptable workforce.


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