Feds extend application deadline for Canada Summer Jobs program

Program provides subsidies for employers and work experience for youth

Looking for some extra help around the workplace? Good news, the feds have extended the Canada Summer Jobs program application deadline.

Employers can now apply for funding to hire a young person until Wednesday, February 3. Applications can be made online, while the earliest a young worker could start is April 26, while the latest job end date is February 26, 2022.

The Canada Summer Jobs program is designed to provide quality work experiences for young Canadians while providng opportunities for them to hone their skills and give access to the labour market to those who may face unique barriers. The program provides wage subsidies for employers from not-for-profit organizations, the public sector, and those private sector organizations with 50 or fewer full-time employees.