PLT Canada to place 1,000 youth in green jobs through SFI network – Pulp & Paper Canada

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 2018104 Views

Apr. 16, 2018 – Project Learning Tree (PLT) Canada says it will be placing 1,000 youth in green jobs using the Sustainable Forestry Initiative’s (SFI) network of program participants, conservation leaders, Indigenous partners and community groups.

PLT Canada has received approximately $7 million in federal funding through the Government of Canada’s Summer Work Experience Program to get youth working in “the great outdoors” through the summers of 2018 and 2019.

“Canada’s future prosperity depends on young Canadians getting the skills and experience they need to succeed. Creating meaningful Green Job opportunities for young Canadians will help them enhance their skills and save money to pay for their education,” said Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour.

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