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Premier's Council on Equality of Opportunity

Ministry
Children, Community And Social Services
Address
101 Bloor Street West
Toronto
M5S3L7
Background
OC 675/2020
Function

 The Council's mandate will be to:
•    Provide advice to the Premier and Minister on employment, skills training, and education needs of youth, particularly those facing multiple barriers;
•    Gather insights, networks, knowledge and learn directly from individuals and organizations that support youth, to disseminate best practices and strategies to respond to economic shifts;
•    Advise  the Premier and Minister on ways to target existing programs and investigate new directions that could be pursued by government to build a future-oriented workforce;
•    Engage local communities on issues relevant to the Council and recommend local organizations for recognition by the Premier and/or the Minister for excellence in helping youth succeed;
•    Provide recommendations to the Premier and Minister of Children, Community, and Social Services.

As a first priority, Council members will:
•    Provide recommendations to the Premier and the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services to support youth to overcome the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak.
•    Advise on specific policy options brought to the Council by the Chair.            

Membership

up to 20 members

Term

up to 3 years

Meetings
once per quarter, up to 6 times a year
Remuneration

Appointees are remunerated according to Schedule A, Level 1 of the Agencies and Appointments Directive.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Member (Part-Time)