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TEDx Kanata

Check out Jay Gosslin speaking about the true value of taking a gap year.

Well worth the 17 minutes.

Canadian News, Newspaper and Magazine Articles

There has been a surge of articles published by trusted Canadian media sources.  Here is a sampling of what is being said.

CTV National News - Video

Moolala with Burce Sellery - "Taking a Gap Year"

CareerWise - "Three people your student should meet before graduating high school"

Globe and Mail - "Gap year gains traction in Canada" and "Is it worth taking a gap year after high school?"


Macleans - "Students, mind the gap (year)"


Vancouver Observer - "North Americans Catching onto Gap Year Trend"


Globe and Mail - "Why your kids shouldn't go to school in the fall"


Verge Magazine - "Gap Year Guide Book"

What are Schools, Colleges, and Universities saying?

Please check out the articles below that we have found from educational institutions who support gap years.


Harvard University - "Should I take Time off?"


Princeton University - "Creation of international 'bridge year' program"


McGill University - "Gap Year - Taking a year off"


Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario - "Gap Year for Students"


University of Regina - "UR Gap Year"


Brock University - "Global Transitions"

CanGap Twitter Coverage


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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