Canada Summer Jobs employers’ application deadline extended

Employers interested in applying for Canada Summer Jobs funding for 2017 now have until Friday, February 3, to get their applications in, says a statement from MP Wayne Stetski.

“Service Canada extended the deadline by two weeks to allow more employers the opportunity to submit an application for funding,” he said in a statement.

“In Kootenay–Columbia, Canada Summer Jobs 2017 will focus on applications that complement the following local priorities:

  • Not for profit
  • Art and Culture
  • Municipal governments that provide summer programming
  • Tourism
  • Environment
  • LGBT community
  • Small Businesses of less than 20 full-time employees
  • Local Food Initiatives
  • Agriculture

Service Canada has prepared a pre-recorded presentation covering program eligibility, the application process, and tips for submitting a strong application (link:

Applicants approved for funding will be able to hire students as early as April 2017.

For more information and to apply, please visit or visit a Service Canada Centre.