The provincial governments of Newfoundland & Labrador and P.E.I. joined Manitoba in being two of the first three provinces to offer the Canada Job Grant. The Canada Job Grant is a funding for training program that offsets two thirds of training costs up to $10,000, while employers are responsible for the remaining one third of costs of up to $5,000.
Canada Job Grant Funding for Training to be Available in Ontario “As Soon As Possible”
A government official that agreed to speak under anonymity recently told CBC News that Ottawa expected the remaining provinces and territories, including Ontario, to implement the program “as soon as possible.” They went on to suggest that the grant should be in place by the end of the summer or beginning of the fall with each remaining province expected to launch individually over the course of the next several days.
The Much Anticipated Canada Job Grant Funding for Training Program Begins to Rollout across Canada
It took nearly 500 days for the Canada Job Grant to gain acceptance but finally by the beginning of July 2014 all ten provinces had signed on, and now the nationwide rollout of the Canada Job Grant is underway. The Canada Job Grant program is a $200 million investment on behalf of the federal government. Proponents of the program promise the funding for training program will help re-skill thousands of employees nationwide, helping Canadians move into higher demand positions while bridging skills gaps of participating employers.
Learn More about the Canada Job Grant Funding for Training Program
Mentor Works has the inside track on the launch of a variety of funding for hiring and training programs. Sign up for Mentor Works Canadian government funding weekly e-newsletter in order to be the first to know of the impending launch of the Canada Job Grant Program in Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia. Additionally, if you are the leader or owner of an established small to medium sized business with 15 or more employees that partakes in manufacturing or performs research and development in Canada you are invited to attend a Free Canadian Government Funding Workshop or Webinar in order to learn more about the many government grant and loan programs available to help grow your organization.