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Canadian youth interested in going to Belgium under the working holiday programme are invited to consult the pages of the Consulate-General of Belgium in Montreal, which is in charge of the programme.

Canadian youth interested in going to a European country other than Belgium under the working holiday programme, should check out the the Youth on the Move site, where the different possibilities are compiled.

European youth interested in going to Canada for a working holiday should visit the section "Coming to Canada?" on the Youth on the Move site.

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  • Canada and Belgium launch the Working Holiday Program (February 7, 2007)
  • Canadian Ambassador Laurette Glasgow officially launched the Working Holiday Program between Canada and Belgium during a press conference at the Embassy of Canada in Belgium on February 7, 2007. Also present at the press conference were representatives from Belgium's foreign affairs ministry, the immigration section of the Embassy of Canada in France who manage the Working Holiday program, as well as young Belgians who are taking part in the program and are about to depart for Canada. .. full text

Photo's taken at the Press conference on Feb. 7, 2007

From left to right: Ms. Gerda Bosschaert (Foreign Affairs Belgium), Canada's Ambassador to Belgium Ms. Laurette Glasgow and Mr. Alain Théault (Embassy of Canada in Paris)
From left to right: Ms. Gerda Bosschaert (Foreign Affairs Belgium), Canada's Ambassador to Belgium Ms. Laurette Glasgow and Mr. Alain Théault (Embassy of Canada in Paris)
From left to right: Mr. Guy Delhaute and Ms. Gerda Bosschaert (both with Foreign Affairs Belgium) and Canada's Ambassador to Belgium Ms. Laurette Glasgow
From left to right: Mr. Guy Delhaute and Ms. Gerda Bosschaert (both with Foreign Affairs Belgium) and Canada's Ambassador to Belgium Ms. Laurette Glasgow
Group photo of the first 7 young Belgians who were ready to go to Canada, with Canada's Ambassador to Belgium, Ms. Laurette Glasgow in their midst.
Group photo of the first 7 young Belgians who were ready to go to Canada, with Canada's Ambassador to Belgium, Ms. Laurette Glasgow in their midst.
From left to right: Canada's Ambassador to Belgium Ms. Laurette Glasgow, Mr. Alain Théault and Ms. Louise Van Winkle (both with the Embassy of Canada in Paris)
From left to right: Canada's Ambassador to Belgium Ms. Laurette Glasgow, Mr. Alain Théault and Ms. Louise Van Winkle (both with the Embassy of Canada in Paris)
From left to right: Canada's Ambassador to Belgium Ms. Laurette Glasgow and Mr. Alain Théault (Embassy of Canada in Paris)
From left to right: Canada's Ambassador to Belgium Ms. Laurette Glasgow and Mr. Alain Théault (Embassy of Canada in Paris)
Photo taken during the press conference
Photo taken during the press conference