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Building a system that puts the skills of young people in Canada to work.

About Us

The Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity (CCYP) is a national, cross-sector collaboration that drives coordination and boosts the infrastructure that supports the youth workforce development ecosystem. The Canadian Council of Youth Prosperity acknowledges that youth workforce development is a complex, interconnected system of services and supports. It also recognizes the need for coordination and infrastructure in order for workforce development to strengthen and evolve.

In recognition of this need, the Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity recently received a five-year, $6 million funding commitment from the Government of Canada's Youth Employment Skills Strategy to expand our work across Canada.



The Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity has brought together a highly-skilled table of Canadian community and corporate leaders, who provide a balanced, evidence-based voice.  The Council for Youth Prosperity has been meeting and functioning as an arms’ length initiative since June 2018. 


In September 2019, the Council for Youth Prosperity became a pan-Canadian expert coalition formed of representatives from all Provinces, Territories and Indigenous organizations.  The Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity is powered by leaders from the following organizations:


Why focus on youth workforce development?

Youth are critical to Canada's economy. We need to facilitate youth integrating into the labour market to enable companies to benefit from a productive and motivated youth workforce.  Through work and inclusive environments, young people can grow, innovate, and prosper.

Gladys Ahovi, Executive Lead, Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity


Our Impact

The CCYP will be targeting outcomes that include:


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416.486.8666 ext.500

Mailing Address:
2398 Yonge St.

Toronto, ON, M4P 2H4


Office Address:

695 Coxwell Ave, Suite 611, Toronto, ON M4C 5R6