Canadians celebrate Canada Day.
Photo: Stuart Davis/ The Province
July 1 is Canada Day. July 1, 2017, is Canada’s 150th birthday!
Look for parades, fireworks and events in your community.
Monday, July 3 is a national holiday.
Happy Canada Day!!!!
Try our Canada Day quiz.
Click here for
150 things to do to celebrate Canada’s 150 birthday.
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Two women chat and enjoy the sun.
Photo by: Dana/CC, Flickr
Summer sun safety
Story adapted from HealthLink BC by Patti-Lea Ryan
Edited by Nila Gopaul
It is fun to sit or play in the sun.
But, too much sun can be harmful.
We can get sunburned on cloudy days, too.
Too much heat can lead to health problems.
People can get stroke, heat exhaustion,
skin cancer, or eye disease. Continue reading
Work through the summer. Learn skills. Earn money. Gain experience.
Photo – Bek Summons
The Summer Jobs Program helps students get summer jobs. The Summer Jobs Program is part of the Youth Employment Strategy.
Read on to find out:
What the program does
Who can participate
How students and youth can get help finding a job
What does the program do? The Summer Jobs Program helps youth:
get the experience they need to start their careers
pay for their ongoing education
The program helps businesses and organizations with extra help to get their work done.
Who can participate? Students must be:
between age 15 and 30
going back to school next year
These young women are learning employment skills, customer service and food preparation.
Photo – Bek Summons Employers must be
small businesses or non-profit organizations with less than 50 employees.
This young man is gaining office experience.
Photo – Bek Summons
Students and youth can get help finding a job. Try these resources:
Federal Student Work Experience Program
The Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP) is for full-time students. They can explore their interests and develop their skills.
The Job Bank lists jobs online from everywhere in Canada. The Job Bank is run by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
Jobs in B.C. for students and youth
This part of the Job Bank lists jobs in B.C.
Get Youth Working!
The Get Youth Working program helps employers hire youth 15 to 29 years old.
The program helps B.C. youth improve their skills and gain new skills through experience and training.
Find a Job
Try this powerful job search tool to find jobs that fit you.
Story written by Patty Bossort
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