Strategic Planning Meeting

When: Tuesday, June 12 from 5:30-6:30
Where: Yonge and Davisville, Starbucks on the second floor (Toronto)
What: Anyone is welcome to offer comments, suggestions, or simply learn what this organization is doing. We hope to develop our vision, prioritize our goals, and figure out what comes next!

UPDATE: Andrew Langille is attending! Andrew is doing a master of law at Osgoode and his research is focused on youth in the Canadian labour market. Read Andrew Langille’s Bio and check out his website Youth and Work.

Huffington Post’s Feature on Internships in Canada

“Langille suggests that a return to the more structured internship programs of the past as a potential solution. ‘What you really need is highly structured programs that develop career ladders. There has to be recognition that in the long run the current policies and programs aren’t serving young people and aren’t serving employers.'”

Laura Anderson at the Huffington Post does a great job articulating the problems associated with unpaid internships becoming the norm in industries across Canada. Check out the article here