117 Students in Cloverdale-Langley City set to benefit this summer from increased Federal Funding to the Canada Summer Jobs Program

June 2, 2016 – Ottawa, Ontario

John Aldag, Member of Parliament for the Riding of Cloverdale-Langley announced today that his riding will be receiving nearly $421,000 for the Canada Summer Jobs Program, which will fund over a 117 Jobs this summer for Students aged 15-30.

"The Canada Summer Jobs program is an excellent way for youth in our community to gain valuable work experience and learn skills that will benefit them in their future. I thank the various organizations that applied for taking part in this amazing program to help our youth. I look forward to visiting these organizations this summer and meet the students they have employed.”
- John Aldag, Member of Parliament for Cloverdale - Langley City

Canada Summer Jobs provides funding to not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers, and small businesses with 50 or fewer employees, to help create summer job opportunities for students. The program also delivers important and diverse community services that can range from youth services organizations, to summer camps to services for seniors. Students learn transferrable skills such as public speaking, time management, self- confidence, and organizational skills.

"By investing in young Canadians together, we help them build a better future and acquire the skills and experience they need to contribute to our collective economic growth.”
- The Honourable Mary-Ann Mihychuk, Minister of Employment and Workforce Development

For more information:

Gunraj Gill
Office of John Aldag, Member of Parliament