This is an excerpt from an article written by Val Walker, Executive Director of the Business/Higher Education Roundtable. It can be read in full at The Hill Times.
I can say with confidence that the 2019 budget is a significant investment in both Canada’s economy and people. The money committed to work-integrated learning and student placements will help connect employers of all types with students eager to apply their new knowledge in the workforce. Building bridges between post-secondary institutions and our employers—including not-for-profits, small businesses, government agencies, and more—is a way of encouraging lifelong learning and leveraging Canada’s best strengths.