01.15.2018 – Jan. 15th, 2018 – Call to Action: Please Act Now to Protect Canada Summer Jobs for Faith-Based and Pro-Life Groups // Event Tomorrow

As announced last month, an update to the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program now requires applicants to sign an attestation that:

“the core mandate of the organization must respect individual human rights in Canada, including the values underlying the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms as well as other rights. These include reproductive rights and the right to be free from discrimination on the basis of sex, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, colour, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.””

Faith-based and pro-life organizations have made significant use of the program in recent years which allows for employers to apply for wage subsidies to hire students.

Applications for the 2018 program are now open and organizations who have utilized the program in the past should be filling out applications presently…[Click here to read the full article].