February 11, 2011
This summer, students in Northwestern Ontario will have new opportunities to turn their passion into a summer job and gain important work experience for successful careers.
Ontario's Summer Jobs Program connects students to jobs in the private sector or government and offers support to help young entrepreneurs launch their own summer business. Students can visit Ontario.ca/SummerJobs to:
Employers are also encouraged to hire students and provide hands-on training for tomorrowâ€™s workforce through a $2-per-hour hiring incentive.
Students in the region can get additional help finding a summer job at:
Summer Jobs is part of the McGuinty government's Open Ontario plan to help every student succeed and build a knowledge-based economy for the future.
"Helping students find summer jobs strengthens our local communities and workforce and provides young people with much-needed experience.â€
-- Bill Mauro, MPP Thunder Bay-Atikokan
â€œWe know how important summer jobs are to students, and our government is proud to have made so many options available to help students find summer work. The experience they gain and the contributions they make are important to our economy, both now and for the future.â€
-- Michael Gravelle, MPP Thunder Bay-Superior North
"Weâ€™re helping students find summer jobs so they can continue their studies and gain the skills needed to succeed."
-- John Milloy, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities
For more information, contact:
Bill Mauro, MPP Thunder Bay-Atikokan
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