For Immediate Release
STRATFORD—John Nater, Member of Parliament for Perth—Wellington, announced today that students in Perth—Wellington will gain valuable work experience this summer through the Canada Summer Jobs 2017 initiative.
“Creating summer jobs for students benefits not only youth and employers, but also local economies across the country,” said MP Nater. “The Canada Summer Jobs Program provides students the opportunity to gain viable skills and work experience while earning money to continue their post-secondary education.”
“I had the privilege of informing over 50 local businesses and community organizations across the riding, that their projects had been approved. 109 young people will be working in Perth—Wellington this summer due to funding received through the program.”
A total of 53 projects were approved for summer 2017, representing 109 jobs and a total of $427,216 in funding. The Canada Summer Jobs Program falls under the larger Youth Employment Strategy of the Government of Canada.
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