Government Invests $1.7 Million in Summer Employment for Students

The Government is supporting the Summer Student Employment Programs this year with over 1,100 students gaining valuable work experience with private and not-for-profit sector employers.

This year’s Summer Student Employment Program matched 693 post-secondary students and 426 high school students with summer jobs.

Budget 2018 also increased the subsidy rate for private sector employers hiring post-secondary students to $5.60 per hour from $5.00.