As a part of their commitment to developing the next generation of innovators, the Mitacs Organization has decided to re-open the Mitacs Globalink Program for the summer of 2012. The Globalink program provides Canadian Government funding to attract the world’s top undergraduate students to a three month collaborative research project
Many Canadians have had to face the hardships of finding employment in a declining industry or trade. Thousands of skilled and experienced workers are finding themselves stuck in an industry that can no longer offer sufficient job security. The Ontario Government recognizes the number of recently laid off Canadians who
Skilled trades are irrefutably important to the success and functionality of the multiple Canadian business sectors. Thus, the Canadian Government offers a significant amount of funding to hire and train apprentices in a recognized Ontario trade.
Ontario Government Funding Benefits for Employers
Employers who have been certified to train an apprentice in
FedDev is currently promoting their business funding grants for hiring new Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) graduates. The program is called Graduate Enterprise Internship (GEI); however, some organizations more commonly refer to it as the iSTEM Program. The program provides funding for small business to provide wages and mentorship
The Ontario Government has introduced a new program that is intended to assist job seeking Canadians who wish to start their own businesses. The program is called the Ontario Self-Employment Benefit (OSEB) and it is provided to unemployed Canadians who possess a viable business proposal and wish to make it
The Eastern Ontario Development Fund was announced in 2008, as a four year program ending in March 2012, and is still accepting applications. Previously, we profiled this fund in our July 2011 Blog and based on the near closing date, Mentor Works has researched the key eligibility factors and project
Ontario Centres for Excellence – Talent Initiatives
To foster training, Ontario graduate students in science, technology or engineering or post-doctoral fellows may enrol in the VAP certificate program. The purpose is to develop essential entrepreneurship and business skills to extend their technical expertise. VAP courses are delivered by business school faculty across
The Canadian Machine Tool Distributors Association (CMTDA) has resupplied the successful Advanced Software and Machine Training Fund to provide funding throughout 2011. The fund has received a $900,000 top-up to help Ontario’s machine, tool, die, and mould companies conduct training on software that will enhance their competitiveness.
Applicants must be
As part of the Government of Canada’s Economic Action Plan to mitigate the impacts of the economic downturn, FedDev Ontario has commissioned the Wellington Waterloo Community Futures Development Corporation (WWCFDC) to receive applications for the Community Futures Rural Development Fund.
This is a two-year stimulus program providing $450,000 for the region