Jobless youth in spotlight

Hiring practices, regulations need to change, say experts
By Marcel Vander Wier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/22/2016

It's a hard-knock life for Canada’s youngest jobseekers these days.

That’s the view of the federal government, which has formed a panel of experts to tackle youth unemployment woes.

While experts differ on just how dire the youth employment situation is, the Liberal government has pushed ahead after nearly doubling $300 million in youth funding with its first budget.