Author: Mike

Ontario Centres of Excellence – Discovery 13

The Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) will be holding another edition of their annual Discovery Event Series. OCE Discovery attracts some of Canada’s leading innovators from all industries for a two day networking conference at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
When: May 27-28, 2013
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre – 255 Front

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Ontario Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit for IT Roles

The Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit (ATTC) is a refundable tax credit for Canadian businesses employing apprentices in certain skilled trades. Many businesses are surprised to hear the potential applications of these tax credits for Information Technology (IT) positions within their organizations. This article looks to provide some additional information on

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Research Matters Event – Life in 2030

Research Matters is organized through the cooperation of the Council of Ontario Universities and offers a series of free public events across Ontario. The organization presents an upcoming event in the Kitchener-Waterloo area titled “Life in 2030 – Discuss the future of those who are creating it.”.
When: Wednesday, January 23,

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Canadian Government Grants for Economic Development in Northern Communities

The Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario (FedNor) provides government funding support for building strong and sustainable communities in Northern Ontario through their Community Economic Development initiative. This initiative is a major component of the Northern Ontario Development Program (NODP), which provides Canadian Government funding to accelerate the progress

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Government Funding for Training and Hiring International ICT Professionals

The Canadian Government recognizes the strong role that Information and Communication Technologies will play in Canada’s future job market. As a result, these institutions have provided Canadian Government funding to support the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) in the development of ICT training and work experience programs for internationally

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Ontario Government Funding for Hiring International ICT Professionals

Integrated Work Experience Strategy (IWES) Program is a training and skills development program for unemployed or underemployed internationally educated ICT professionals. The program is funded by the Government of Ontario and considered a part of the Canadian Government Funding for Recognizing Foreign Credentials. The IWES program supports businesses interested in

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Northern Ontario Government Funding for Small Business and Community Expansion

The Northern Ontario Development Program (NODP) is the flagship program of the regional economic development agency for Northern Ontario (FedNor). NODP features several programs and initiatives to stimulate economic investment and innovation in Northern Ontario communities.
NODP Program Funding Grants for Small Business Development
The Northern Ontario Development Program features 3 key

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Ontario Government Funding Services and Tools for Immigrants

The Federal and Provincial Governments offer numerous services and Ontario government funding incentives to help new Canadians find meaningful and valuable work experience. The following list of programs is only a small selection of the Canadian Government funding support available for internationally trained immigrants and foreign workers.
1. Enhanced Language Training

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Canadian Government Funding for Temporary Work Placements

The Federal Internship for Newcomers (FIN) Program is a relatively new Canadian Government funding incentive that provides new Canadians with valuable temporary work experience with federal government departments.
Federal Internship for Newcomers Program
Eligible candidates will be hired for 90 business days and may be provided the option of extending their internships

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