Government of Canada Invests in Youth Employment in Heritage, Arts and Cultural Sectors

Ontario: The Government of Canada is committed to supporting heritage organizations like Guelph Museums and helping meet the needs of employers by creating new employment for youth in the heritage, arts and culture sectors.

The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, was at the Guelph Civic Museum today to reaffirm the government’s commitment to helping the next generation of Canadians gain the skills and experience for careers in the heritage, arts and cultural sector and ensure the next generation is well equipped to take over multiple positions. Guelph Museums received funding through Young Canada Works’ Heritage program to hire three young people in the community.

This funding is part of $12 million in supplementary recovery funds devoted to Young Canada Work – Heritage Program, which aims to create as many as 1,240 additional jobs for young people in the heritage, arts and culture sectors across Canada.

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