To promote the benefits of education as key to labour market participation
To support the development and enhancement of essential employability skills among First Nations and Inuit youth such as communication skills, problem solving and working with others
To introduce youth to a variety of career options
To help youth acquire skills by providing wage subsidies for mentored work experience
To support the provision of mentored school-based work and study opportunities such as co-operative education and internships
Costs covered included placement support dollars and transportation costs.