Mr. Speaker, on Friday, September 16 our government teamed up with the province of Nova Scotia to announce Success Nova Scotia 2000.
This five-year project under the strategic initiatives program will assist 3,000 young Nova Scotians gain valuable work experience in leading industries. The objective is to develop and implement new opportunities by promoting internships as an integral part of our learning culture. Success Nova Scotia 2000 is a reflection of our government's commitment to finding better ways to help young people secure jobs in their chosen field.
I am confident that the people of Annapolis Valley-Hants will seize upon the opportunity to make this program successful for our youth.
By providing leading edge job opportunities for our young people, we will enhance Nova Scotia's position as an economic leader in the years to come.