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Giving your career a boost

Through the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS), the Government of Canada funds organizations that provide you with opportunities to get the information, skills, and experiences you need to transition into the job market successfully.

The YESS includes 11 partner programs offering a range of training and employment opportunities across sectors. It also includes the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program, which provides paid summer work experience.

How we're helping you succeed


Invested in YESS programs in 2021–22


youth served via YESS programs in 2021–22 (target) (excludes CSJ)


Government departments supporting programs


invested in CSJ in 2021–22


youth served via CSJ in 2021–22 (target)

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