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Jack Layton Fellowship

Jack Layton Fellowship

FCM's Jack Layton Fellowship Program honours and celebrates Jack Layton's legacy by engaging young Canadians in politics.

Jack Layton Fellowship 2017

We're hiring!

Now's your opportunity to become involved in FCM's Jack Layton Fellowship Program and help make a difference in local government.

We're looking for six young, dynamic individuals for summer internships in policy research, government relations, communications, program and knowledge services.

The deadline for applications is March 19, 2018.

Apply today


Each year the program provides an opportunity for community-minded leaders to turn their good ideas into real action and real change.

The issues local governments address each day are important to all Canadians, yet young Canadians are becoming more disengaged with politics at all levels of government.

Reaching out to these young people and finding ways to engage them in contributing to the cities and communities we all want is critical.

Canada 150 Community LeadersFCM's 2016 Jack Layton Fellows developed an informative Canada 150 Toolkit — a great resource to help cities and communities across the country leverage existing resources and build their capacity to contribute to our national celebration. In this toolkit you will find information on Canada 150 projects that you or your community can get involved in; funding for Canada 150 initiatives and others resources.

Page Updated: 08/03/2018