The Canadian Gap Year Association is a non-profit organization leading the gap year movement in Canada. With a mandate to support research, education and advocacy work, developing and curating resources for gap years, it is our goal to elevate the gap year pathway for all Canadians.




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© 2019 by Canadian Gap Year Association Inc.


The Canadian Gap Year Association makes an effort to attend and host events that are relevant to gappers, their families and affiliated professionals.  Check out where you can come meet up with us in person!

Winter 2020 In Person Events


Tuesday, January 21st: Appleby College (Oakville)

Monday, January 27 - Wednesday the 29th: Cannexus 2020 National Career Development Conference (Ottawa)


Saturday, February 1st: Gap Year Planning Workshop (GTA)

Thursday, February 6th: Royal St. George College Experiential Learning and Gap Year Fair (Toronto)

Saturday, February 8th: Go Global Expo (Montreal)

Sunday, February 9th: Go Global Expo (Toronto)

Friday, February 21st: Micro Certification Forum (Toronto)

Saturday, February 22nd: Gap Year Planning Workshop (Toronto - Coming soon)

2020 Online Events

Gap Year Information Sessions and Online Events Sponsored by:

January 23rd 7 pm

February 18th 8 pm

March 10th 8 pm

April 30th 7 pm

May 25th 8 pm


Cross-Canada Spring 2020 Events

We are bringing our gap year fair circuit to a city near you!

We have stops scheduled in the following cities:

Ottawa - March 24 (tentative)
Kingtston - March 26 (tentative)
Windsor - April 4th (tentative)
Toronto - April 6th
Niagara - April 7 (tentative)

London - April 9th (tentative)
Oakville -  April 15th @ Oakville Trafalgar Secondary School
Waterloo - April 16th @ Google Community Room
Victoria - April 18th @ EF Language Campus

Vancouver - April 19th @ Vancouver International Universities Fair 
Vancouver April 20th @ EF Language Campus
Edmonton, April 22 (tentative)
Calgary - April 23rd (tentative) SAIT
Halifax - April 29th @ Charles P Allan High School
Regina - May 5th (Tentative)


If you want to be notified when additional dates become live, subscribe to our newsletter!

Want us to come to a city near you? Do you have a gap program that would like to share your experience with potential participants? Email us at info@cangap.ca and we will try to make it happen!


Can't make it to us in person? Come join us online for one of our webinar inforamtion sessions.  We will cover the basics of gap years and answer all of your questions!

Gappers and Family Information Sessions run online every Monday at 8:30 PM EST (or by request)

Educator Information Sessions run online every Tuesday at 3:00 PM EST (or by request)