The Canada Summer Job is a Government of Canada initiative that provides funding to help employers create summer job opportunities for students. It is designed to focus on local priorities while helping both students and their communities.
Canada Summer Jobs has three objectives:
- Providing work experiences for students;
- Supporting organizations including those that provide important community services; and
- Recognizing that local circumstances, community needs and priorities vary widely.
Not-for-profit employers are eligible for up to 100% of the provincial adult minimum hourly wage. Public and private-sector employers are eligible for up to 50% of the provincial adult minimum hourly wage
The applications period for Canada Summer Jobs 2011 will be from Feb 1 to Feb 28, 2011