Madam Speaker, Canada's prosperity depends on young Canadians getting the education and experience they will need to succeed in their careers, keeping our economy growing and our middle class thriving.
We are excited about rolling out 70,000 jobs for our youth. That is why the Canada summer jobs program is an important part of our government's youth employment strategy. We are providing young Canadians with paid summer jobs where they can gain valuable experience and earn money to help pay for school.
I am pleased to share with the House that the application period is now open. I encourage—