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Opportunity For All Youth Launches In Toronto With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

January 23, 2020

Opportunity For All Youth Program Launches In Toronto-June 28, 2018 By: Lily Lo

On June 28th, 2018 the Opportunity for All Youth coalition held the first ever launch event in Toronto’s Rexdale neighbourhood at the Albion Libary.

Eager, young job seekers from all over the Toronto area and as far as Whitby attended. In total 402 youth attended the event and had the opportunity to meet with hiring staff from: HMS HostStarbucksTelusTeleperformanceTridelThe Source, and Walmart

Onsite one-on-one and group interviews were held all morning.

During the afternoon, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a town hall with the youth attendees and spoke to them about unemployment, housing, refugees, and more.

Here are tweets highlighting moments from the day:

Youth Employment Services YES@yestoronto

It’s buzzing here at the @torontolibrary (Albion), the job fair is underway!

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Justin Trudeau

@JustinTrudeau

Too many young Canadians have a hard time getting their foot in the door – it’s one of the many things we talked about today at the @TPLAlbion. And why we’re working with businesses to help young people jumpstart their careers. Find out how: http://bit.ly/2yNdE49 

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Andrea DelZotto@andreadeezee

Today kicks off a series of national hiring events aimed at providing 40,000 jobs over 5 years to NEET Youth (Not in Education, Employment or Training). @tridel is proud to take part

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NPower Canada@NPowerCanada

Prime Minister @JustinTrudeau speaking to a crowd of youth (including many @npowercanada participants) at today! This will definitely be a highlight of the program for them!

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CivicAction@CivicActionGTHA

Great to see @StarbucksCanada @WalmartCanada @Tridel and others gathering to provide training and work experience to youth at today’s event.

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Alex Ryan@DrAlexRyan

@StarbucksCanada⁩ interviewing opportunity youth at the Rexdale Library today for the launch of https://opportunityforallyouth.ca 

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