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INFOGRAPHIC: Youth employment significantly higher than average

The Good Jobs Summit, which ran last Friday to Sunday, discussed youth unemployment and the challenges that young people face when they graduate from university. The following infographic compares the unemployment rates of Canadians.

by Katherine Elizabeth DeClerq· · News

Good Jobs Summit concludes education needs to be linked to real job opportunities

During the Good Jobs Summit, General Electric Canada CEO Elyse Allen said Canada’s youth unemployment problem may be because student skills and jobs are not aligned. University graduates are swimming in tuition debt and struggling to find a job. Today, an academic degree no longer guarantees a good job. Statistics says there are 376,700 Canadians between 15 and 24 years looking, but […]

by Sissi Wang· · News, On Campus