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Career Navigator

Image of Olissa a Career Navigator graduate

“My life has completely changed since participating in Career Navigator. I feel secure in my future and am so happy I can provide for my kids in a way I never thought possible.”

—Olissa, Career Navigator graduate

Career Navigator™ is the signature initiative of our Youth Success Strategy. It was designed specifically for young people whose needs are not being met by the existing employment-support system. An education-to-employment pipeline that provides a set of coordinated education, training and support services it helps these youth gain industry-recognized credentials in five growth industries:

  • Accommodation and food services
  • Computer-systems design and related services
  • Construction and advanced manufacturing
  • Healthcare and social assistance
  • Retail


Between October 2014 and September 2016, 529 young people have entered a Career Navigator Program.


Of these young people, 82% completed post-secondary education and received industry-recognized certification in Accommodation and Food Services, Computer Systems Design and Related Services, Construction and Advanced Manufacturing or Retail.