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Youth represent the future of our country, yet many lack essential skills or post-secondary education that would allow them to participate fully in the workforce, and young people were also hit harder economically by the pandemic.

Strength in structure

This project aims to improve the way Black youth experience and navigate the world of…
Teenage boy with headphones in front of a laptop

Making up time: The impact of the pandemic on young adults in Canada

This report explores the experiences during the pandemic of younger adults, defined as those between…
Construction worker holding laptop and wearing a clinical mask.

SOAR

This project is a bridging program for students and workers in Newfoundland & Labrador that…
Two young individuals in a boat holding up a plankton net.

Securing sustainable northern fisheries

This partnership supports small-scale Arctic fisheries by introducing and promoting locally harvested products to Canada’s…
Young woman stocking inventory in grocery store with clinical mask on.

Enhancing skills among persons with disabilities

Persons with disabilities can enhance their employability by acquiring professional knowledge, skills, and attitudes that…
Young student wearing a backpack smiling.

REAL school

This learning program aligns Black, Indigenous and racialized youth with careers based on their interests,…
Two young individuals high fiving while they work on a laptop.

ELITE program for Black youth

Black youths gain access to hands-on learning and paid work-integrated training in science, technology, engineering,…
Large group of individuals raising their hands in participation.

Connecting youth to jobs with AI

Hiring practices will become more inclusive through an AI-enabled job posting tool.
Group shot of students.

Reskilling displaced retail workers

This project supports the design of a reskilling of displaced retail workers in Ontario, with…