Controversy over the Canada Job Grant has faded over the past 6 months as one by one, the nation’s provinces have signed onto the agreement, recently Nova Scotia (July 3rd) and Newfoundland & Labrador (July 7th) were the last of the provinces to agree to carry out the $200 million training program.
Canada Job Grant Timeline: Introduction, Controversy, Agreement, Launch!
After just under 500 days since the release of “Action Plan 2014” we are getting close to the eventual launch of one of the most anticipated federal skills training programs of this fiscal year, and the final province to sign on is optimistic about the Canada Job Grant.
The Canada Job Grant: Funding for Job Training Details
The Canada Job Grant is designed to help re-skill current employees by providing up to $15,000 in funding of which one third comes from each the employer, the province, and the federal government. While many of the provinces have begun to warm up to the program there are still many questions about how exactly the program will work, and how companies will go about applying for the funds, etc.
Keep in Touch with Mentor Works for Updates on the Canada Job Grant
Mentor Works is staying on top of the Canada Job Grant and will share an update on specifics of the program as soon as more information becomes available. Sign up for Mentor Works’ Canadian government funding e-newsletter in order to be the first to learn of developing details.